Week 6 Assignment: Medical Ethics Case Study Debate Group Project Instructions and Grading Rubric
Please refer to the course syllabus to determine what percentage this assignment is of your final course grade. The purpose of this assignment is for group members to work together to examine a medical ethics case study and demonstrate knowledge of patient rights, patient abuse, informed consent, and the ethics of legal healthcare through an online debate project.Â
Review the videos on the Dr. Kevorkian, Marlise Munoz, and Terri Schiavo. As a group choose one case study to illustrate the principles of medical ethics, an understanding of patient rights and patient abuse, knowledge of informed consent, and the ethics of legal healthcare via a group debate within the case study while clarifying the duty of the healthcare facility to ensure competence. (LO 1, 2)
Case Study Options:
Links to video for case study choices can be found below. Keep in mind these videos are just a brief introduction to the topics for familiarization purposes. There is a vast amount of reference material available for all three cases. For example, Terri Schiavoâ€™s case went all the way to the U. S. Supreme Court for a decision. The decision is publicly available on the Supreme Court website.Â
FranklinSprings. (2009, January 27). The Terry Schiavo story [Video file].Â
Each group has the option of selecting another case study. Each optional choice will have to be approved by the instructor. Please send an email to the instructor and include information about the case study selection. Keep in mind there must be both ethical and legal implications present in the option. case study selected.