Discuss obtaining informed consent from the patient in this case study, and how you would maintain patient autonomy, privacy and confidentiality as a Registered

 

ASSESSMENT 1 Part A BRIEF
Subject Code and Title CPC105 Care of Persons with a Chronic Condition
Assessment Theory assessment: Case Study

Part A: Ethical and legal considerations

Individual/Group Individual
Length 800 words (+/- 10%)
Learning Outcomes The Subject Learning Outcomes demonstrated by successful completion of the task below include:

d) Discuss legal, professional and ethical considerations in care delivery.

Submission Due by 11:55pm AEST Sunday end of Module 2 (Week 4).
Weighting 30%
Total Marks 100 marks

 

 

Task Summary

This assessment task aims to consolidate your knowledge about the legal and ethical standards of chronic care management and the implications of such standards on the development of the therapeutic relationship.

 

Please note this assessment task (1A) is the first of three tasks associated with assessment 1. Assessment 1B will be a reflective writing piece and assessment 1C the development of a care plan.

 

For this individual assessment, you have been given a hypothetical case study of a patient suffering from a chronic condition (see Appendix 1). You are required to analyse the ethical and legal aspects of the care principles and therapeutic relationships relevant to this case study.

 

Context

Throughout your Bachelor of Nursing Degree, you will be learning biological and medical facts underpinning treatment and clinical action. There are many other important perspectives on chronic illness and the way it is experienced, diagnosed and treated. This assignment provides an opportunity for you to examine one hypothetical case study in some detail of a patient with a chronic illness.

 

This assessment task provides you the opportunity to integrate practice and theory and to increase your knowledge of legal and ethical standards associated with providing care to a patient diagnosed with a chronic condition. Additionally, you will source appropriate references, communicate your knowledge effectively and improve your academic skills.

 

Task Instructions

 

To complete this assessment task, address the following, with reference to evidence from course material as well as independent research:

  1. What is ‘medical paternalism’ and how does it apply to the clinical care of the patient in the case
  2. Discuss obtaining informed consent from the patient in this case study, and how you would maintain patient autonomy, privacy and confidentiality as a Registered
  3. What are the implications for the nurse-patient therapeutic relationship when applying the ethical principles of beneficence and non-maleficence to this patient? In your answer consider the age, gender, ethnicity, family and social structure of the

 

 

Please also be aware of the following requirements:

  • Present your own original work using multiple academic references from academic books, peer reviewed scientific journal articles and other credible sources (.edu, .gov and .org webpages).
  • No introduction and conclusion required for this assessment
  • Headings can be used for this assessment task. No dot points
  • Adhere to the word count (800 words (+/-10%) excluding the reference
  • Academic references are to be included on a separate page using APA (6th ) guidelines.
  • Your assessment must be submitted as a word document and not in protected
  • Your assessment should be in 12-point font, Arial or Times New Roman, 5 line spaced and a minimum of 2.5cm margins.

 

 

Please refer to the attached assessment rubric when preparing this assessment task. For any questions related to the content for this assessment, please refer to your Learning Facilitator. For assistance with structure, language, referencing and writing skills please contact your campus Academic Skills Facilitator.

 

 

Referencing

5+ references are required for this assessment task. Use recent, relevant and reliable resources to complete this task. These should be peer reviewed literature, related to the subject matter and no older than seven years.

 

It is essential that you use appropriate APA (6th ed.) referencing style for citing and referencing research. Please see more information on referencing here

 http://library.laureate.net.au/research_skills/referencing

 

Submission Instructions

 

Submit Assessment 1 Part A via the Assessment link in the main navigation menu in CPC105 Care of Persons with a Chronic Condition. The Learning Facilitator will provide feedback via the Grade Centre in the LMS portal. Feedback can be viewed in My Grades.

 

 

Assessment Rubric: Theory Assessment – Case Study, Part 1A

 

 

Assessment Attributes

Fail

(Yet to achieve

minimum standard) 0-49%

Pass (Functional) 50-64% Credit (Proficient) 65-74% Distinction (Advanced) 75-84% High Distinction (Exceptional) 85-100%
Explain the relevance of medical paternalism and the ethical principle of respect for patient autonomy, consent and confidentiality to the scenario

 

 

25%

No or inadequate or inaccurate explanation of the relevance of medical paternalism and the principle of respect for patient autonomy, consent and confidentiality. Demonstrated basic explanation of the relevance of medical paternalism and the principle of respect for patient autonomy, consent and confidentiality. Adequate and mostly accurate explanation of the relevance of medical paternalism, and the principle of respect for patient autonomy, consent and confidentiality. The principles are discussed using mostly course material. Highly developed and accurate explanation of the relevance of medical paternalism, and the principle of respect for patient autonomy, consent and confidentiality. The principles are discussed using a range of sources both from the course

material and independent research.

Sophisticated explanation of the relevance of medical paternalism, and the principle of respect for patient autonomy, consent and confidentiality. The principles are discussed using a wide range of high- quality resources beyond the course material.
Explain the implications for the therapeutic relationship when applying the ethical principles of beneficence (benefit to the patient) and non- maleficence (no harm) and their relevance to the scenario No or inaccurate explanation of the ethical implications for the therapeutic relationship when applying the principles of beneficence and non-maleficence.

No consideration of the demographic and social profile of the patient

Provides a definition of beneficence and non- maleficence but does not provide an explanation of the ethical implications for the therapeutic relationship.

Does not demonstrate relevance to the case. No consideration of the demographic and social profile of the patient.

Provides a definition and explanation of the ethical implications for the therapeutic relationship when applying the principles of beneficence and non-maleficence. The relevance of the concepts to the case is not explicit. Minimal consideration of the demographic and social profile of the patient. Demonstrates a very good explanation of the ethical implications for the therapeutic relationship when applying the principles of beneficence and non-maleficence.

Discusses the implications and the relevance to the case.

Good consideration of the

demographic and social profile of the patient.

Demonstrates exceptional explanation of the ethical implications for the therapeutic relationship when applying the principles of beneficence and non-maleficence.

Insightful discussion of the implications and the relevance to the case.

Excellent consideration of

the demographic and social profile of the patient.

25%          
Justify the significance

of the relevant ethical and legal principles

Inadequate justification

and no reference to relevant ethical and legal

Inconsistent justification

though with some reference to relevant ethical and legal

Mostly adequate

justification with reference to relevant ethical and legal

Mostly comprehensive and

clear justification with reference to relevant

Comprehensive and clear justification with reference

 

 

 

 

 

 

20%

principles of privacy, confidentiality and informed consent. principles of privacy, confidentiality and informed consent. principles of privacy, confidentiality and informed consent. ethical and legal principles of privacy, confidentiality and informed consent. to relevant ethical principles.

Evidence of independent ethical and legal insight of privacy, confidentiality and

informed consent.

Evaluation of information selected to support arguments in this assessment item

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15%

Limited understanding of key concepts required to support this assessment task.

Confuses logic and emotion. Information taken from reliable sources but without a coherent analysis or synthesis.

Viewpoints of experts are taken as fact with little questioning.

Resembles a recall or summary of key ideas.

Often conflates/confuses assertion of personal opinion with information substantiated by evidence from the research/course materials.

Supports personal opinion and information substantiated by evidence from the research/course materials.

Demonstrates a capacity to explain and apply relevant concepts.

Questions viewpoints of experts.

Discriminates between assertion of personal opinion and information substantiated by robust evidence from the research/course materials and extended reading.

Well demonstrated capacity to explain and apply relevant concepts.

Viewpoint of experts are subject to questioning. Shows growing intellectual independence, rigor and

judgement when selecting evidence to use.

Systematically and critically discriminates between assertion of personal opinion and information substantiated by robust evidence from the research/course materials and extended reading.

Information is taken from sources with a high level of interpretation and evaluation.

Exhibits intellectual independence, rigor, and good judgement when

selecting evidence to use.

 

 

Effective written communication

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10%

Presents information. Specialised language and terminology is rarely or inaccurately employed. Meaning is repeatedly obscured by errors in the communication of ideas, including errors in structure, sequence, spelling, grammar and/or punctuation. Communicates in a readable manner that largely adheres to the given format.

Generally, employs specialised language and terminology with accuracy. Meaning is sometimes difficult to follow.

Information, arguments and evidence are structured and sequenced in a way that is not always clear and logical.

Communicates in a coherent and readable manner that adheres to the given format.

Accurately employs specialised language and terminology.

Meaning is easy to follow. Information, arguments and evidence are structured and sequenced in a way that is clear and logical.

Communicates coherently and concisely in a manner that adheres to the given format.

Accurately employs a wide range of specialised language and terminology. Engages audience interest. Information, arguments and evidence are structured and sequenced in a way that is clear and persuasive.

Communicates eloquently. Expresses meaning coherently, concisely and creatively within the given format.

Discerningly selects and precisely employs a wide range of specialised language and terminology. Engages and sustains audience’s interest.

Information, arguments and evidence are insightful,

 

 

    Some errors are evident in spelling, grammar and/or punctuation. Occasional minor errors present in spelling, grammar and/or punctuation. Spelling, grammar and punctuation are free from errors. persuasive and expertly presented.

Spelling, grammar and

punctuation are free from errors.

Correct formatting and APA6th referencing style

 

5%

Referencing is omitted or does not resemble APA (6th ed.). Referencing resembles APA (6th ed.), with frequent or repeated errors. Referencing resembles APA (6th ed.), with occasional errors. Consistent and correct APA (6th ed.) referencing style throughout the assessment task. Flawless, consistent and correct APA (6th ed.) referencing style throughout the assessment task.

 

 

The following Subject Learning Outcome is addressed in this assessment
SLO d) Discuss legal, professional and ethical considerations in care delivery.

 

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