Case Study on Death and Dying

Case Study on Death and Dying

Case Study on Death and Dying

PHI413 Ethical and Spiritual Decision Making in Health Care

Week 4 Assignment

The practice of health care providers at all levels exposes you to people of various faiths. This necessitates knowledge and comprehension of a wide range of faith expressions; for the purposes of this course, the emphasis will be on the Christian worldview.

You will complete an ethical analysis of George’s situation and decision from the perspective of the Christian worldview based on “Case Study: End of Life Decisions,” the Christian worldview, and the worldview questions presented in the required topic study materials.

Answer the following questions with a 1,500-2,000-word ethical analysis:

How would George interpret his suffering in light of the Christian narrative, with a focus on the world’s fallenness?

In light of the Christian narrative, how would George interpret his suffering, with an emphasis on the hope of resurrection?

As George considers his life with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), how does the Christian worldview shape his perspective on the worth of his life as a person?

What values and considerations would the Christian worldview consider when deciding whether or not George should choose euthanasia?

Given the foregoing, which options are morally justifiable in the Christian worldview for George, and why?

What decision would you make in George’s situation based on your worldview?

Remember to use the topic study materials to back up your answers.

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