MENTAL HEALTH

MENTAL HEALTH

Submit a paper that discusses an ethical issue you have seen in your clinical setting. Include at least two APA citations from sources that support or address your opinions or ideas:

Identify an ethical dilemma from your clinical or work setting. The situation may be an example of ethical OR unethical behavior, or a combination of both. It may be an example of something that went well or something that needs improvement.
Describe the ethical issue, including the client background.
Describe actions that worked or didn’t work in resolving the ethical dilemma.
Identify the ethical principles that were involved (confidentiality, non-maleficence, etc.)
Identify three nursing interventions that would be helpful in resolving the ethical issue. These may include ethical actions that you actually observed, as well as any ethical actions that were missing from the situation.
Answer each question in a paragraph of 4-6 sentences. Include one APA citation per question to support your answers.

Describe the difference between implied consent and informed consent and give an example of each.
Discuss how confidentiality and privacy may create ethical dilemmas in nursing.
Describe the required criteria for mental health commitment in your state and the documentation necessary for commitment.
It is expected that this paper will be 2-3 pages in length (not including the title page), double-spaced. Your paper should include an introduction and conclusion and proper APA citations from any source material you use, including your text.


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