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Create an informative, scholarly, and professional position paper for the ethics committee by doing the following:

A. Discuss two ethical challenges in nursing practice that are common in your organization, as well as the ethical principles outlined in the American Nursing Association (ANA) Code of Ethics.

1. Describe one possible legal implication for each ethical challenge.

2. For each challenge, support your argument with at least two scholarly sources published within the last five years. A course text or course resource must be used as at least one of the two sources.

B. Discuss the responsibilities of a nurse with a master’s degree acting in a leadership role within the organization by doing the following:

1. Describe the role of the nurse leader in applying a published, ethical decision-making model to one of the ethical challenges in Part A.

2. Discuss the actual or potential stakeholders involved in and affected by the outcome of the ethical decision-making process, as well as the potential impact on each stakeholder.

3. Describe the role of interdisciplinary team members throughout the ethical decision-making process.

4. Describe a transformational leadership strategy that the nurse leader could use to promote interdisciplinary team collaboration during the ethical decision-making process.

C. Explain how the actions taken in Part B align with your organization’s mission statement.

D. Submit your position paper in APA style and format, including but not limited to the title page and headers, in-text citations, and references.

E. Demonstrate professional communication in the content and presentation of your submission.


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