ADVANCED PROFESSIONAL ROLES AND VALUES TASK 3 POSITION PAPER

ADVANCED PROFESSIONAL ROLES AND VALUES TASK 3 POSITION PAPER
The purpose of this assessment is to write an informative, scholarly, professional paper that presents a position on emerging ethical topics. The position paper should be supported by current evidence and focus on the application of ethical concepts and principles to identify ethical challenges in nursing practice.
SCENARIO
You are a nurse leader who serves on an ethics committee in your healthcare organization. You are tasked with writing an informative, scholarly, professional position paper about ethical challenges in nursing practice and procedural alignment with the organization\\\’s mission statement. The paper should explain common ethical challenges, the impact of these ethical challenges on stakeholders, and the nurse leader’s role in addressing these ethical challenges. You will present the paper to the ethics committee.
REQUIREMENTS
Your submission must be your original work. No more than a combined total of 30% of the submission and no more than a 10% match to any one individual source can be directly quoted or closely paraphrased from sources, even if cited correctly. The originality report that is provided when you submit your task can be used as a guide.

Professional Communications is a required aspect to pass this task. Completion of a spell check and grammar check prior to submitting your final work is strongly recommended.

You must use the rubric to direct the creation of your submission because it provides detailed criteria that will be used to evaluate your work. Each requirement below may be evaluated by more than one rubric aspect. The rubric aspect titles may contain hyperlinks to relevant portions of the course.

Develop an informative, scholarly, professional position paper for the ethics committee by doing the following:

A. Discuss two ethical challenges in nursing practice that are common to your organization, as well as the ethical principles involved in the American Nursing Association (ANA) Code of Ethics.

1. For each ethical challenge, describe one potential legal implication.

2. Support your discussion with a minimum of two scholarly sources, published within the past five years, for each challenge. A minimum of one source of the two must be a course text or course resource.

B. Discuss the responsibility of a nurse with a master’s degree acting in a leadership role within the organization by doing the following:

1. Describe the role of the nurse leader in applying a published, ethical decision-making model to one of the ethical challenges in part A.

2. Discuss the actual or potential stakeholders involved in and affected by the outcome of the ethical decision-making process and the potential impact on each stakeholder.

3. Describe the role of interdisciplinary team members throughout the ethical decision-making process.

4. Describe a transformational leadership strategy that the nurse leader might use to promote interdisciplinary team collaboration during the ethical decision-making process.

C. Explain how the actions taken in part B align with your organization’s mission statement.

D. Submit your position paper in APA style and format, including but not limited to the title page and headers, in-text citations, and references.

E. Demonstrate professional communication in the content and presentation of your submission.

File Restrictions
File name may contain only letters, numbers, spaces, and these symbols: ! – _ . * \\\’ ( )
File size limit: 200 MB
File types allowed: doc, docx, rtf, xls, xlsx, ppt, pptx, odt, pdf, txt, qt, mov, mpg, avi, mp3, wav, mp4, wma, flv, asf, mpeg, wmv, m4v, svg, tif, tiff, jpeg, jpg, gif, png, zip, rar, tar, 7z
RUBRIC
A:ETHICAL CHALLENGES
NOT EVIDENT

A discussion of 2 ethical challenges in nursing practice and the ethical principles involved is not provided.

APPROACHING COMPETENCE

The discussion identifies 2 ethical challenges common to the organization, but it does not accurately discuss the applicable ethical principles or provisions of the American Nursing Association (ANA) Code of ethics for each ethical challenge.

COMPETENT

The discussion identifies 2 ethical challenges that are common to the organization and accurately discusses the applicable ethical principles or provisions of the American Nursing Association (ANA) Code of Ethics for each ethical challenge.

A1:LEGAL IMPLICATIONS
NOT EVIDENT

A description of 1 potential legal implication for each ethical challenge identified in part A is not provided.

APPROACHING COMPETENCE

The discussion demonstrates limited understanding of legal implications by inaccurately describing 1 potential legal implication that could result from each ethical challenge discussed in part A.

COMPETENT

The discussion demonstrates understanding of legal implications by accurately describing 1 potential legal implication that could result from each ethical challenge discussed in part A.

A2:SOURCES
NOT EVIDENT

The discussion is not supported by any scholarly sources.

APPROACHING COMPETENCE

The discussion is supported by only 1 scholarly source for each challenge. Or at least 1 of the scholarly sources was not published in the last five years. Or at least 1 of the citations is not a course text or resource.

COMPETENT

The discussion is supported by at least 2 scholarly sources published within the past five years for each challenge. At least 1 of the sources is a course text or resource.

B1:ROLE OF THE NURSE
NOT EVIDENT

A description of the role of the nurse in a leadership role applying an ethical decision-making model to 1 of the ethical challenges in part A is not provided.

APPROACHING COMPETENCE

The description demonstrates limited understanding of the role of a nurse in a leadership role by inaccurately identifying a published ethical decision-making model or illogically applying the steps of the ethical decision-making model to 1 of the ethical challenges discussed in part A.

COMPETENT

The description demonstrates understanding of the role of a nurse in a leadership role by accurately identifying a published ethical decision-making model and logically applying the steps of that ethical decision-making model to 1 of the ethical challenges discussed in part A.

B2:STAKEHOLDERS
NOT EVIDENT

A discussion of the actual or potential stakeholders involved in the ethical decision-making model and the potential impact of the outcome on each stakeholder is not provided.

APPROACHING COMPETENCE

The discussion inaccurately identifies actual or potential stakeholders involved and affected or does not logically describe the potential impact of the outcome of the ethical decision-making process on each stakeholder.

COMPETENT

The discussion accurately identifies the actual or potential stakeholders involved and affected and logically describes the potential impact of the outcome of the ethical decision-making process on each stakeholder.

B3:ROLE OF TEAM MEMBERS
NOT EVIDENT

A description of the role of interdisciplinary team members throughout the ethical decision-making process is not provided.

APPROACHING COMPETENCE

The description demonstrates limited understanding of the role of the interdisciplinary team by not appropriately identifying potential team members or by not logically describing the role each team member will play throughout the ethical decision-making process.

COMPETENT

The description demonstrates understanding of the role of the interdisciplinary team by appropriately identifying potential team members and by logically describing the role each team member will play throughout the ethical decision-making process.

B4:LEADERSHIP STRATEGY
NOT EVIDENT

A description of a transformational leadership strategy used to promote team collaboration during the ethical decision-making process is not provided.

APPROACHING COMPETENCE

The description demonstrates limited understanding of a transformational leadership strategy by not identifying or defining the strategy or by not describing how the strategy could be applied to facilitate team collaboration during the ethical decision-making process.

COMPETENT

The description demonstrates understanding of a transformational leadership strategy by identifying and defining the strategy and describing how it can be applied to facilitate team collaboration during the ethical decision-making process.

C:ALIGNMENT
NOT EVIDENT

An explanation of how the actions taken in part B align with the organization’s mission statement is not provided.

APPROACHING COMPETENCE

The explanation demonstrates limited understanding of alignment to the organization’s mission statement by not providing the mission statement or by not explaining how the specific actions taken in part B will align to the actual mission statement.

COMPETENT

The explanation demonstrates understanding of alignment to the organization’s mission statement by providing the mission statement and by logically explaining how the specific actions taken in part B align to the actual mission statement.

D:APA STYLE AND FORMAT
NOT EVIDENT

The submission does not include in-text citations and references according to APA style for content that is quoted, paraphrased, or summarized.

APPROACHING COMPETENCE

The submission includes in-text citations and references for content that is quoted, paraphrased, or summarized, but it does not demonstrate a consistent application of APA style and format.

COMPETENT

The submission includes in-text citations and references for content that is quoted, paraphrased, or summarized and demonstrates a consistent application of APA style and format.

E:PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION
NOT EVIDENT

Content is unstructured, is disjointed, or contains pervasive errors in mechanics, usage, or grammar. Vocabulary or tone is unprofessional or distracts from the topic.

APPROACHING COMPETENCE

Content is poorly organized, is difficult to follow, or contains errors in mechanics, usage, or grammar that cause confusion. Terminology is misused or ineffective.

COMPETENT

Content reflects attention to detail, is organized, and focuses on the main ideas as prescribed in the task or chosen by the candidate. Terminology is pertinent, is used correctly, and effectively conveys the intended meaning. Mechanics, usage, and grammar promote accurate interpretation and understanding.mdb,.sql,.aspx

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