THE POLL CHOICE PANDEMIC TOPIC IS MENTAL HEALTH
1. Webinar Reflection
View either the ANA webinar How to Respond to Ethical Challenges and Moral Distress During the COVID-19 Pandemic (nursing students) or the University of Washington presentation Ethics in Public Health Emergencies: COVID-19 (non-nursing students)
Reflect on any new concepts, thoughts or ideas from the webinar/presentation.
Discuss how concepts from the webinar/presentation affect your current or future role in your your workplace, community or family
How has the webinar/presentation challenged or changed your perspectives or perceptions of ethics during pandemics?
2. Ethical Theories: Deontology, Teleologic (Utilitarianism), Virtue
Discuss how ethical theories play a role during pandemics. Consider how the ethical theory may change during different phases of a pandemic; how this change in ethical theory may affect your current or future role as a healthcare professional; how this change affects standards of practice and decision-making; conflicts that arise due to these changes; potential resolutions for conflicts etc.
3. Poll choice pandemic topic.
Introduce the issue and discuss ethical principles either violated or upheld
Discuss which type of justice (compensatory, social, distributive) best applies and why.
What thoughts or emotions does your poll choice topic stir up? Does it conflict with your personal morals? Reflect on how this case might impact your current or future profession role in healthcare.
Include at least ONE reference/resource from your course materials and at least ONE ADDITIONAL source besides your texts and readings that is a peer reviewed scholarly article within the last 5 YEARS. Please remember to cite all sources using APA (7th ed.)
THIS IS THE TEXTBOOK
Doherty, R.F. & Purtilo, R.B. (2016). Ethical dimensions in the health professions (6th ed.). Elsevier.
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