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

Answer the following questions about a patient's spiritual needs in light of the Christian worldview.

  1. In 200-250 words, respond to the following: Should the physician allow Mike to continue making decisions that seem to him to be irrational and harmful to James, or would that mean a disrespect of a patient's autonomy? Explain your rationale.
  2. In 400-500 words, respond to the following: How ought the Christian think about sickness and health? How should a Christian think about medical intervention? What should Mike as a Christian do? How should he reason about trusting God and treating James in relation to what is truly honoring the principles of beneficence and nonmaleficence in James's care?
  3. 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.

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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.

Tutor Answer

NicholasI
School: Cornell University

Hi, kindly find atatched

Running Head: HEALING AND AUTONOMY

Healing and Autonomy
Name of Student
Institution
Date

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HEALING AND AUTONOMY

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Healing and Autonomy
There is a common law governing physicians which states that people have autonomy
and self-determination that entitles them to make their own decisions about whether to take or
reject medical treatment. In this case, the patient is a child, the parents are expected to make
decisions on this. However, the physician should not have allowed Mike to forego the dialysis
because clearly James needed it and that's why when he missed it, his kidneys deteriorated
putting his health in more danger. The physician should have explained James' condition to his
parents further and the possible outcomes if he did not receive the dialysis at that time, they were
having a change of mind to put their faith in consideration.
The physician did a good thing allowing Mike and Joanne make a decision about their
son’s treatment but he should have stressed on the seriousness of the condition and made them
weigh the risks and that the be...

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Anonymous
Thanks, good work

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