Imagine you are part of a nine-member ethics committee at the local hospital. At your committee meeting, the committee is presented with the issue of a patient who has been on life support for the past six months and has not shown any signs of improvement or the ability to survive without life support. The patient has appointed two healthcare surrogates who have opposing opinions on whether to withdraw life support. Answer the following questions:
- What are the major ethical issues in this case?
- What laws, if any, are applicable to the decision?
- How should the ethics committee render a decision in this case?
- If there are differences of opinion among committee members, how should the committee deal with the differences?
This solution provides a review of the role of the ethics committee in a ethical dilemma.
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With your promotion to category leader from category manager, you believe that you now occupy a leadership role within the organization and that the position will in fact validate your classification as a leader. On the other hand, fellow category leaders insist that the position has limited, if any, impact on being a leader. Carefully consider these opposing opinions, along with the titles and concepts of manager and those of leader. Use research, scenario details, and self-assessment to clarify your perspective. Share your findings with your peers on the Discussion Board, providing arguments for each viewpoint, highlighting the most appropriate one, and indicating exactly what contributes to your leader status.View Full Posting Details