Virtues and Values in healthcare

Aug 21st, 2015
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Health & Medical
Price: $25 USD

Question description

For this assignment differentiate virtues from values. Discuss the characteristics of both.

  1. How do they affect one’s character? How are they acquired? How can they be helpful in resolving health care ethical dilemmas? (content criteria #2)
  2. Identify and discuss a health-related case in which virtues and values played a part. Discuss application/and interpretation of these virtues and values in your selected case.  (content criteria #3)
  3. Make sure you have an Introduction and Conclusion (content criteria #1).

Your paper must be three to five double-spaced pages (excluding title and reference pages) and formatted according to APA style.  Utilize a minimum of three scholarly and/or peer-reviewed sources (not including the course textbook) that were published within the last five years. All sources must be documented in APA style.

Please refer to the grading rubric below when preparing for this assignment:

Organization: Introduction, Thesis Statement, and Conclusion
Total 1.00

Distinguished - Paper is logically organized with a well-written introduction, thesis statement, and conclusion.

Proficient - Paper is logically organized with an introduction, thesis statement, and conclusion. One of these requires improvement.

Basic -Paper is organized with an introduction, thesis statement, and conclusion. One or more of the introduction, thesis statement, and/or conclusion require improvement.

Below Expectations - Paper is loosely organized with an introduction, thesis statement, and conclusion. The introduction, thesis statement, and/or conclusion require much improvement.

Non-Performance - The introduction, thesis statement, and conclusion are either nonexistent or lack the components described in the assignment instructions.

Characteristics and Acquisitions of Virtues and Values
Total 2.00

Distinguished - Insightfully provides a very detailed explanation of the differences between virtues and values. Describes how virtues and values are acquired.

Proficient - Provides a broad description of how virtues and values differ. Some relevant information is missing. Briefly describes how virtues and values are acquired.

Basic - Presents a narrow perspective of the differences between virtues and values. Does not clearly explain how virtues and values are acquired.

Below Expectations - Attempts to discuss virtues and values, but did not differentiate each or explain how they are acquired.

Non-Performance - The characteristics of virtues and values are either nonexistent or lack the components described in the assignment instructions.

Healthcare Dilemmas
Total 2.00

Distinguished - Detailed description of how values and virtues are helpful in resolving health care ethical dilemmas.

Proficient - Description of how values and virtues are helpful in resolving health care ethical dilemmas.

Basic - Brief description of how values and virtues are helpful in resolving health care ethical dilemmas. Relevant information is missing.

Below Expectations - Attempts to describe how values and virtues are helpful in resolving health care ethical dilemmas. Description is incomplete.

Non-Performance - The description of how values and virtues are helpful in resolving health care ethical dilemmas are either nonexistent or lack the components described in the assignment instructions.

Case on Virtues and Values
Total 3.00

Distinguished - Selects a case that thoroughly demonstrates virtues and values. Effectively interprets these aspects as they relate to the case.

Proficient - Selects a case that includes some aspects of virtues and values. The case broadly applies virtues and values.

Basic -Selects a case that describes aspects of virtues and values, but did not interpret these aspects relating to the case.

Below Expectations - Attempts to select and interpret a case applying virtues and values, but it is unfocused and missing relevant information.

Non-Performance - The case on virtues and vales is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the assignment instructions

Applied Ethics: Ethical Issue Recognition
Total 0.50

Distinguished - States ethical issues when presented in a complex, ambiguous context AND can recognize interrelationships among the various issues.

Proficient - States ethical issues when they are presented in an ambiguous context OR can grasp cross-relationships among the issues

Basic - States basic and apparent ethical issues and understands (incompletely) the complexities or interrelationships among the issues.

Below Expectations - States apparent ethical issues but fails to grasp complexity or interrelationships.

Non-Performance - The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

Application Ethics: Application of Ethical Perspectives/Concepts
Total 0.50

Distinguished - Independently applies ethical viewpoints to an ethical question correctly, and considers the full ramifications of the application.

Proficient - Independently applies ethical viewpoints to an ethical question correctly, but does not consider the specific ramifications of the application.

Basic -Applies ethical viewpoints to an ethical question with support but is unable to apply ethical perspectives/concepts independently.

Below Expectations - Unable to construct ethical viewpoints to an ethical question.

Non-Performance - The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

Written Communication: Control of Syntax and Mechanics
Total 0.25

Distinguished - Displays meticulous comprehension and organization of syntax and mechanics, such as spelling and grammar. Written work contains no errors, and is very easy to understand.

Proficient - Displays comprehension and organization of syntax and mechanics, such as spelling and grammar. Written work contains only a few minor errors, and is mostly easy to understand.

Basic -Displays basic comprehension of syntax and mechanics, such as spelling and grammar. Written work contains a few errors, which may slightly distract the reader.

Below Expectations - Fails to display basic comprehension of syntax or mechanics, such as spelling and grammar. Written work contains major errors, which distract the reader.

Non-Performance - The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

APA Format
Total 0.25

Distinguished - Accurately uses APA formatting consistently throughout the paper, title and reference page.

Proficient - Exhibits APA formatting throughout the paper. However, layout contains a few minor errors.

Basic -Exhibits basic knowledge of APA formatting throughout the paper. However, layout does not meet all APA requirements.

Below Expectations - Fails to exhibit basic knowledge of APA formatting. There are frequent errors making the layout difficult to distinguish as APA.

Non-Performance - The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

Page Requirement
Total 0.25

Distinguished - The paper meets the specific page requirement stipulated in the assignment description.

Proficient - The paper closely meets the page requirements stipulated in the assignment description.

Basic - The paper meets over half of the page requirement.

Below Expectations - A fraction of the page requirement is completed.

Non-Performance - The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

Reference Requirement
Total 0.25

Distinguished - Provides ample resources and uses the correct amount of sources from the specified search agents.

Proficient - Provides the approximate number of sources, while using some of the correct search agents specified in the assignment instructions.

Basic - Provides over half of the sources required in the assignment instructions.

Below Expectations - Provides inadequate number of resources and does not include sources from specified search agents.

Non-Performance - The assignment is either non-existent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

 


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