The Need for Moral and Ethical Development Among Healthcare Workers
Read the course scenario and consider the overall moral and ethical failures of the healthcare staff at St. Michael’s Medical Center. In particular, pay close attention to the cases highlighted in the scenario. You are now hired as the new chief executive officer (CEO) with risk management background. You have decided that the best way to handle this task is to first build up the moral and ethical foundation of your employees relative to the workplace environment. You are aware that employees have different moral and ethical values, but your intention is to have them develop the proper professional ethical behavior in the workplace.
Prepare a 3-page outline for a 3-day mandatory training for staff. Cite 3 academic sources in your notes outline.
In your notes, please address the following items:
- The basic principles of ethics to address healthcare dilemma
- The importance of these basic principles of healthcare ethics to employees in the workplace
- The use of the following three principles of ethical reasoning and decision making to address healthcare dilemmas:
- Contemporary consequence-oriented principles
- Duty-oriented principles
- Virtue ethics reasoning
- Compare the needs- and value-based theories and the role played in developing and shaping ethical behavior in individuals in a hospital
- (Short exercise) Use the scenario to answer this question: How do you ensure that your employees are on the same page regarding responses to ethical issues on the job?
Please submit your assignment.
Submitting your assignment in APA format means, at a minimum, that you will need the following:
- Title page: Remember the running head. The title should be in all capitals.
- Length: 3 pages minimum
- Abstract: This is a summary of your paper, not an introduction. Begin writing in third person.
- Body: This begins on the page following the title page and abstract page and must be double-spaced (be careful not to triple- or quadruple-space between paragraphs). The typeface should be 12-pt. Times Roman or 12-pt. Courier in regular black type. Do not use color, bold type, or italics, except as required for APA-level headings and references. The deliverable length of the body of your paper for this assignment is 3 pages. In-body academic citations to support your decisions and analysis are required. A variety of academic sources is encouraged.
- Reference page: References that align with your in-body academic sources are listed on the final page of your paper. The references must be in APA format using appropriate spacing, hanging indent, italics, and uppercase and lowercase usage as appropriate for the type of resource used. Remember, the Reference page is not a bibliography but a further listing of the abbreviated in-body citations used in the paper. Every referenced item must have a corresponding in-body citation.
DUE MAY 18 2021