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Analysis & Evaluation of Moral Distress is clearly demonstrated as an ethical issue from the perspective of the advanced practice nurse within the nursing situation

Moral Distress in Nursing Presentation PPT

General Guidelines:

Create a nursing situation (must be original; meaning there should not be any two presented in class that are the same as any other student) which illustrates moral distress related to a clinical problem that an advanced practice nurse is likely to encounter in practice. Ensure to define and explain how the scenario meets the definition of moral distress and that the problem as identified in the nursing situation is supported by evidence-based literature. Describe the personal, professional and organizational factors that are the causes of moral distress within the case scenario from the perspective of the APN. Analyze current interventions and strategies to address the identified issue of moral distress in the created nursing situation at the personal, professional and organizational level. Differentiate moral distress from other common responses to ethical situations encountered in practice (moral uncertainty, dilemma, conflict and residue).

1. Presentation should be between 10-15 slides.

2. Each content slide should be succinct and have no long paragraphs to read.

3. Utilize notes pages may be utilized for explanation if needed and to expand on subject area to cover all criteria on rubric.

4. Use pictures to enhance presentation.

Content Criteria: (see below)

1. Nursing situation clearly describes and explores moral distress related to an ethical practice issue from the perspective of an advanced practice nurse which is linked to current best practice, research and literature.

2. Analysis & Evaluation of Moral Distress is clearly demonstrated as an ethical issue from the perspective of the advanced practice nurse within the nursing situation

3. Personal, professional, and organizational causes of moral distress are explained and clearly illustrated using the nursing situation.

4. Recommendations on Effective Interventions and Strategies from a personal, professional and organizational perspective are demonstrated and explained using the nursing situation.:

5. Explores the differences between moral distress and moral uncertainty, dilemma, conflict and residue from the perspective of the advanced practice nurse.

6. Writing Mechanics and Formatting Guidelines are clear and the concept of moral distress from the perspective of an advanced practice nurse is well supported using evidence-based research and literature throughout the presentation.

PowerPoint Presentation Rubric

CRITERIONSTRONGAVERAGEWEAK
Nursing situation clearly describes and explores moral distress related to an ethical practice issue from the perspective of an advanced practice nurse (15%)10-15 ptsNursing situation identifies, describes and demonstrates a sophisticated understanding of moral distress as an ethical practice issue and dilemma from the perspective of an advanced practice nurse (APN).5-9 ptsNursing situation identifies, describes, and demonstrates a somewhat accomplished understanding of moral distress as an ethical practice issue and dilemma from the perspective of an advanced practice nurse (APN).0-4 ptsNursing situation identifies, describes, and demonstrates an unclear understanding of moral distress as an ethical practice issue and dilemma from the perspective of an advanced practice nurse (APN).
Analysis and Evaluation of Ethical Dilemma15%10-15 ptsPresents an insightful and thorough analysis of moral distress using a clinical practice issue that is well supported with best practice and current research which relates specifically to the role of APN versus a bedside nurse is illustrated using the nursing situation.5-9 ptsPresents a somewhat thorough analysis of moral distress using a clinical practice issue that is somewhat but not clearly supported with best practice and current research and somewhat relates to the role of APN versus a bedside nurse.0-4 ptsLittle to no analysis of moral distress using a clinical practice issue that is not well supported with best practice and current research and fails to show a specific link to the role of APN versus a bedside nurse.
Personal, professional, and organizational causes of moral distress are explained and clearly illustrated using the nursing situation (15%)10-15 ptsExceptional exploration of personal, professional and organizational causes of moral distress is presented and illustrated using the identified nursing situation.5-9 ptsAppropriate but somewhat vague exploration of personal, professional and organizational causes of moral distress is presented and illustrated using the identified nursing situation.0-4 ptsLittle to no exploration of personal, professional and organizational causes of moral distress is presented and illustrated using the identified nursing situation.
Recommendations on effective interventionsSolutions/Strategies from a personal, professional and organizational perspective are demonstrated and explained using the nursing situation(15%)10-15 ptsSophisticated explanation of effective interventions and strategies from a personal, professional and organizational perspective are provided to address moral distress as illustrated in the nursing situation which are clearly linked and supported by evidence based best practice and literature.5-9 ptsAppropriate explanation of effective interventions and strategies from a personal, professional and organizational perspective are provided to address moral distress as illustrated in the nursing situation which are somewhat linked and supported by evidence based best practice and literature.0-4 ptsLimited explanation of effective interventions and strategies from a personal, professional and organizational perspective are provided to address moral distress as illustrated in the nursing situation which are not clearly linked and/or supported by evidence based best practice and literature
Explores the differences between moral distress and moral uncertainty, dilemma, conflict and residue from the perspective of the advanced practice nurse.(15%)10-15 ptsIntegrated and full descriptions of how moral distress differs from the other ethical responses of moral uncertainty, moral dilemma, moral conflict and moral residue from the perspective of the advanced practice nurse.5-9 ptsSomewhat integrated but not full description of how moral distress differs from the other ethical responses of moral uncertainty, moral dilemma, moral conflict and moral residue from the perspective of the advanced practice nurse0-4 ptsLimited to no description of how moral distress differs from the other ethical responses of moral uncertainty, moral dilemma, moral conflict and moral residue from the perspective of the advanced practice nurse
Links ethical dilemma of moral distress to Course Readings and Additional Literature & Research (15%)10-15 ptsMakes appropriateconnections betweenidentified ethical and moral issues from bothsides; supplementspresentation withrelevant andthoughtful researchand documents allsources of information.5-9 ptsMakes appropriate but somewhat vague connections between identified ethical and moral issues from both sides; supplements presentation with some relevant and thoughtful research and documents all sources of information.0-4 ptsMakes inappropriate or little connections between identified ethical and moral issues from both sides; supplements presentation with some relevant and thoughtful research and documents all sources of information.
Writing Mechanics and Formatting Guidelines including correct references and APA formatting(10%)8-10 ptsDemonstrates clarity,conciseness andcorrectness; noparagraphs to read onslides; utilizes notes oneach slide to expand;APA formatting isappropriate andwriting is free ofgrammar and spellingerrors4-7 ptsOccasional grammar orspelling errors, but stilla clear presentation ofideas; lacksorganization. Slidescontain too much textto read0-3 ptsMany deficiencies ongrammar, spelling, orAPA formatting. Slideshave paragraphs toread and are notconcise or notes oneach slide are notutilized.