Project Objectives This project supports the following objective(s): 1. Discuss the legal, ethical and moral responsibilities of the nurse in various patient settings without bias. (SLO 2) 2. Integrate developmental concepts of learning styles; determine personal learning needs, learning retention, professional nursing skill and self-care strategies in relation to self. (SLO 1, 3) 3. Describe the concepts of lifelong learning and quality improvement as strategies for professional nurses as patient advocates and change agents. (SLO 1, 2) 4. Determine personal learning needs of the patient through the processes of analysis, prioritization, decision-making and problem solving. (SLO 1, 2, 4) Project Overview The Ethical Issue Project is a scholarly process to address clinically relevant issues in nursing. This is a minimum 4-page professional paper written in the required 7th edition APA format given, not counting title and reference page. Your instructor will provide a sample paper to refer to for formatting prior to the deadlines. As nurses, we must be well versed in both pros and cons of sensitive ethical issues and be able to present the information to our patient in an unbiased manner. We must remain unbiased and support the health decision made by the patient even if we have strong personal opinions against. Topic Selection: Research and choose one of the significant ethical issues from your textbook: Zerwehe and Zerwehe-Garneau (2021), chapter 19. Other ethical issues of interest can also be used but must meet the criteria. This paper will identify one ethical issue in an unbiased framework clearly addressing both sides of the issue. You may choose one of the following ? Abortion ? Euthanasia or physician assisted suicide ? Organ transplant ? Fetal tissue NUR 358 RESEARCH PAPER: WEEK 8 Part 2: ETHICAL ISSUE RESEARCH PAPER RUBRIC CONTENT Possible Earned Describe the role of the nurse with this ethical issue. Explain why it is important for nurses to educate themselves on ethical issues in nursing. Explain why it is important for a nurse to remain unbiased and supportive regardless of the decision made by the patient. 20 Information on pros and cons of your ethical issue is presented in logical sequence/structure. Information reflects summarization in an unbiased manner. You are the nurse educator bring evidence-based research for and against your issue to educate your patient to make an informed decision. Do not pick a topic that is not well researched on both sides. 20 Research the American Nurses Association (ANA): Code of Ethics for Nurses and discuss the nurse’s responsibility to the patient. What are the implications of the ANA’s position on ethical issues and relate it to nursing practice. 10 RESEARCH Sources must be reliable and credible, written within last 10 years. 5 Present total of at least 3 professional references, may include your textbook. 5 FORMAT Paper is minimum 3 pages, excluding the title and reference page; Submit in Word, docx or pdf format for grading/editing in Canvas. Paper is coherently organized and the logic is easy to follow. Paragraphs must be well developed and flow in thought. There is no spelling or grammatical errors and terminology is clearly defined. Writing is clear and concise. 5 7th edition APA format is used for each page: Title, introduction, body, conclusion, and references. Divide rubric requirements using clear organizational headers throughout the paper. 5 The reference page is in alphabetical order and uses correct 7th edition APA format. Each reference must have in-text citations to show where the information was integrated (summary or quote) to avoid plagiarism. 5 In-text citations must support research and be in 7th edition APA format. Use in-text citations for all summarization and quotations. Quotations all have paragraph or page #’s to show where you obtained the quote. 5 *Papers must be submitted to a SmarThinking tutor under the ‘Student Resources’ link in Module section of Canvas. You need to select “Submit My Writing” and then “Grammar and Documentation Review.” Let your tutor know you are using the 7th edition APA format and attach the rubric for best results. There is a 24-48 hour turnaround for feedback. Once you receive feedback use that to improve your final paper format before submission. To prove you utilized this resource, you must submit tutor feedback with your final paper submission for comparison under Week 8. Your final paper will not be accepted without this. Late penalties may apply. **Unicheck for plagiarism is required for this paper. When you submit your paper in Canvas, the software will automatically generate a similarity report. If similarity is greater than 35%, please correct this and resubmit for grading. If you review the similarity report and do not believe you have plagiarized simply submit your paper for instructor review. Total Points 80Comments: Students, keep in mind that the purpose of this assignment is to research both sides of a sensitive ethical issue that may arise. You must present the material as you would to your patient giving thorough information on both sides so the patient/family can make an educated decision. The presentation must remain unbiased and not reveal your personal opinion on the subject. ? Stem cell research ? In vitro fertilization ? Genetic & genomics ? Genetically engineered or GMO foods ? Vaccines; consider the difference between forced, voluntary and selective vaccinations ? Health care: A privilege or a right?