Case Study 1Dan, a home health nurse is visiting his client Antonio who has ulcerated sores on his right leg. Dan assess that the sores are not improving and may now be infected. Dan recommends that Antonio make an appointment to see a physician, but Antonio refuses. Dan will be on vacation for two weeks and is concerned about Antonio’s follow-up care since none of the other nurses have seen his sores. Dan takes a photo of the sores and tells Antonio it is to maintain consistency of care. Antonio does not say anything. Afterwards, Dan sends the photo to his colleagues’ personal cell phones.
1.What would you have done in this situation? Why? Tie in relevant nursing values, ethics, legalities, and legislations. Case Study 2
Tisza has been a nurse for the last 10 years. Over lunch, her friend Donna mentions that her 5-year old son keeps getting a reoccurring rash on his abdomen and back that is itchy and painful. Donna wants to know if Tisza ca recommend any creams or medications that may help to resolve it.
1.What would you do in this situation? Why? Tie in relevant nursing values, ethics, legalities, and legislations. Case Study 3
Betty, a practical nurse, had a terrible shift at work. She does not mention any patient names, but she does vent about her shift on her Facebook page using some derogatory language. A member of the public sees her posts and reports it to CLPNA.
1.Why was Betty reported to CLPNA? Tie in relevant nursing values, ethics, legalities, and legislations.
Case Study 4Ms. Shaker has been admitted to the hospital due to a chronic medical condition. A part of her treatment plan is a blood transfusion. Samantha, the nurse assigned to care for Ms. Shaker, has personal values and beliefs that conflict with the administration of blood products.
Question1.What should Samantha do? What is Samantha legally obligated to do? Tie in relevant nursing values, ethics, legalities, and legislations.