Benchmark – Patient’s Spiritual Needs: Case Analysis

Benchmark – Patient’s Spiritual Needs: Case Analysis

Benchmark – Patient’s Spiritual Needs: Case Analysis

PHI413 Ethical and Spiritual Decision Making in Health Care

Week 5 Assignment

Use the chart you completed and the questions you answered in Topic 3 about “Case Study: Healing and Autonomy” as the basis for your responses in this assignment, in addition to the topic study materials.

In light of the Christian worldview, answer the following questions about a patient’s spiritual needs.

Respond to the following in 200-250 words: Should the doctor allow Mike to continue making decisions that appear irrational and harmful to James, or would that be a violation of a patient’s autonomy? Explain your reasoning.

Respond to the following in 400-500 words: How should a Christian approach sickness and health? What is a Christian’s perspective on medical intervention? As a Christian, what should Mike do? How should he reason about trusting God and how he should treat James in light of what is truly honoring the principles of beneficence and nonmaleficence in James’ care?

In 200-250 words, respond to the following: How would a spiritual needs assessment help the
physician assist Mike determine appropriate interventions for James and for his
family or others involved in his care?

Remember to support your responses with the topic study materials.

While APA style is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected,
and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting
guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student
Success Center.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become
familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

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This benchmark assignment assesses the following competencies:

BS Nursing (RN to BSN)

5.2: Assess for the
spiritual needs and provide appropriate interventions for individuals,
families, and groups.