Onscientious Objective and Patient Rights

Conscientious Objection and Patient Rights

What happens when a patients wishes contradict the beliefs of a health care workers?

To prepare for this Discussion, consider this weeks Learning Resources regarding conscientious objection and patient rights.

By Day 4, post a comprehensive response to the following:

a? Do health care workers have the right to conscientiously object to providing care if it varies from their own personal moral and ethical belief system? Please explain by providing an example.

a?How would you apply the four ethical principles to your example?

a? How might your answer differ based on your chosen profession in health care?

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a?Article: Cantor, J. (2009). Conscientious Objection Gone Awry -Restoring Selfless Professionalism in Medicine. The New England Journal of Medicine. 360(15), p. 1484. Retrieved from /ezp.waldenulibrary.org/login?urlpqdweb?did731163891&sid2&Fmt3&clientId70192&RQT309&VNamePQD