Description Required Readings American Nurses Association. (2014). Psychiatric-mental health nursing: Scope and standards of practice (2nd ed.). Washington, DC: Author. Standard 5D “Prescriptive Authority and Treatment” (page 58) Note: Throughout the program you will be reading excerpts from the ANA’s Scope & Standards of Practice for Psychiatric-Mental Sadock, B. J., Sadock, V. A., & Ruiz, P. (2014). Kaplan & Sadock’s synopsis of psychiatry: Behavioral sciences/clinical psychiatry (11th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer. Chapter 5, “Examination and Diagnosis of the Psychiatric Patient” (pp. 192–289) Chapter 31, “Child Psychiatry” (pp. 1082–1107) American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). Washington, DC: Author. Kaplan, C. (2017). Ethical dilemmas. Advanced Healthcare Network. Retrieved from https://web.archive.org/web/20160416180027/http://nurse-practitioners-and-physicianassistants.advanceweb.com/Article/Ethical-Dilemmas-2.aspx Pumariega, A. J., Rothe, E., Mian, A., Carlisle, L., Toppelberg, C., Harris, T., . . . Smith, J. (2013).
Practice parameter for cultural competence in child and adolescent psychiatric practice. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 52(10), 1101–1115. Retrieved from http://www.jaacap.com/article/S0890-8567(13)00479-6/pdf American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP). (2012a). Practice parameter for psychodynamic psychotherapy with children. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 51(5), 541–557. Retrieved from http://www.jaacap.com/article/S0890-8567(12)00141-4/pdf American Psychological Association. (2017). Code of Ethics.Document: Child and Adolescent Diagnostic Assessment Worksheet (Word document) Document: Practicum Journal Template (Word document) Document: Practicum Journal Template (Word document) Learning Objectives Students will: Analyze salient ethical issues in psychiatric mental health practice Compare ethical dilemmas with state health laws and regulations Analyze ethical decision-making processes
To prepare: Select one of the articles you found that was published within the last 5 years to use as a focus for this assignment. Write a 2-page paper in which you do the following: Summarize the moral/ethical issue in the article (no more than 1 paragraph). Describe the moral and ethical dilemmas surrounding the issue. Analyze the ethical issue and compare them to the state health laws and regulations in your state. Outline the process of ethical decision making you would use to address this ethical dilemma. Note: Be sure to use the Practicum Journal Template, located in this week’s Learning Resources