RUBRIC (must address every bullet point)
Statement of Issue:
o Present the issue you have chosen in the context of a realistic hypothetical patient scenario.
ISSUE: legalization of marijuana for medicinal use
SCENARIO: The scenario will be of a person/patient with a medical disease (such as epilepsy or cancer) that lives in a state that does not allow thelegalization of medicinal marijuana and thus this patient is forced to make a decision to move to a different state that does allow it in order to obtain natural medicine. Theethical and legal dilemma the patient faces frombeing forced to take numerous medications with dangerous side effects to manage the disease because a person’s zip code controls what they are able to have access to.
Ethical Analysis: Discuss the ethical issues created by the chosen topic as described in your case scenario.
o A. Include in your analysis: relevant provisions and interpretative statements from the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses
o B. examine ethical principles citing your assigned readings
o C. apply one of the ethical theories (naturalism rationalism kantianism etc.) citing your assigned readings
o Explore relevant laws/legal issues (FLORIDA) including emerging trends if applicable and laws from other jurisdictions and countries as needed that relate to or impact your scenario. Use proper APA citation to cite legislation
o Reach a conclusion for the issue you presented which is supported by the ethical and legal analysis above.
Scholarly Writing : Correct grammar sentence structure APA style spelling etc.
o A minimum of 5 current (published within the last 5 years) scholarly references. Case references are acceptable beyond 5 years if no cases more recent.