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Assignment # 5 – Assisted Suicide (Due 3/7/2011) HSA 515 Write a 4-6 page report based on your responses to the following scenario’s corresponding questions. Scenario: You are the Cancer Center Manager at a small suburban hospital. You have been working closely with your nursing staff for the past two weeks because they have been expressing “Burn Out” (frustration, dissatisfaction, or lack of interest in a job) due to an increase in the number of patients coming to the center who have been diagnosed with terminal cancer. Nancy Nurse confided in you that she is particularly saddened by Mrs. Jones’, a 30-year-old single mother, rapid decline in health. She decided that the next time Mrs. Jones came in for treatment, she would give her an extra dose of a narcotic that could kill her. Answer the following questions using your Showalter textbook and at least two other sources: Describe how the patient Bill of Rights applies to this situation. At least three ethical considerations must be identified and explained. At least three legal considerations must be identified and explained. At least three business considerations must be identified and explained. Explain to the manager what he or she should do in this situation and why. The report should be formatted as follows: APA format, typed, double spaced, Times New Roman font (size 12), one inch margins on all sides. Type the question first, followed by your response. A title page and a reference page must be included in addition to the 4-6 pages required (the title page and reference page are not included in the 4-6 page count). The report’s reference page and citations must be in APA


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