Health care research

Ethics and Evidence-Based Research

Write a 1250-1500 word essay addressing each of the following points/questions. Be sure to completely answer all the questions for each bullet point. There should be three main sections, one for each bullet below. Separate each section in your paper with a clear heading that allows your professor to know which bullet you are addressing in that section of your paper. Support your ideas with at least two (2) sources using citations in your essay. Make sure to cite using the APA writing style for the essay. The cover page and reference page in correct APA do not count towards the minimum word amount. Review the rubric criteria for this assignment.

Part 1: Describe why ethical safeguards designed for clinical research may not be feasible or appropriate for evidence-based practice or evidence-based practice implementation projects.

Part 2: Review the sectioned headed, Two Ethical Exemplars in Chapter 22 of the textbook (Melnyk and Fineout-Overholt, 2015, pages 518-519). Discuss three main ethical controversies related to implementing Evidence-Based Quality Improvement (EBQI) Initiatives. Describe how these controversies relate to the four core ethical principles.

Part 3: Identify which ethical principles may be in conflict with the concept of “patients having an ethical responsibility in improving healthcare.Discuss how these conflicts may be resolved.


Assignment Expectations:

Length: 1250 – 1500 words
Structure: Include a title page and reference page in APA format. These do not count towards the minimum word count for this assignment. Your essay must include an introduction and a conclusion.
References: Use appropriate APA style in-text citations and references for all resources utilized to answer the questions. A minimum of two (2) scholarly sources are required for this assignment.

Rubric: This assignment uses a rubric for scoring. Please review it as part of your assignment preparation and again prior to submission to ensure you have addressed its criteria at the highest level.

Requirements: 5-6 pages

Answer preview

The concept of patients having an ethical responsibility to help with the enhancement of healthcare is gaining popularity, especially during EBQI research. Even though this school of thought might be right to some extent, the concept conflicts with one major ethical principle. The first principle is autonomy. As mentioned in the previous part of the paper, this principle requires health care professionals to respect their patients’ right to make decisions relating to their health and well-being (Kemparaj & Kadalur, 2018). One of the ways this principle might conflict with a patient’s responsibility to help with the enhancement of healthcare is when a patient is placed in mandatory quarantine. For instance, during the initial days of the COVID-19 pandemic, when an individual tested positive for the virus, they were expected to enter into mandatory quarantine to prevent them from spreading the virus to others. In such a case, the patient’s right to determine what should happen to them and their health is taken away from them in favor of protecting the general population (Kemparaj & Kadalur, 2018). To resolve this conflict, health care

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