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Case Study Discussion 1Review the content found in the Module/Week 3 Reading & Study folderand complete the following.You are caring for a patient who has been diagnosed with Stage IV BreastCancer, with metastasis to the lungs and spinal cord. Over the past threemonths, you have bonded with the patient and her family. You have spent timewith her husband, three children, and her extended family. One day while youare giving ordered pain medications, she tells you she is in severe pain, and thecurrent order for Morphine 2 mg every 4 hours is not managing the pain well. Infact, her pain score is 10 on a 0-10 scale. You call the provider to advocate foradditional pain medication measures. While waiting for a return call, the patienttells you she is ready to die. She asks for your assistance in committing suicide.1.Offer an overview of the ANA White Paper provided in the Reading& Study folder.2.Answer the following questions:a.Where does the Christian Worldview clash with that of theSecular Humanistic Worldview (or other religious worldviewb.Does the ANA White Paper support a Christian Worldview,the Secular Humanistic Worldview, or another religious worldview?c.The term "euthanasia" has been replaced with the phrase"aid in dying" in this most recent white paper. It has been said that "he whocontrols the language controls the masses". How does this apply to thechoice of terms in this white paper?3.Apply the Christian Worldview and the SecularHumanistic Worldview (or other religious worldview) to the case study.a.How do you respond?b.What recommendations do you have for the patient?Your thread must be at least 500 words and be supported by 2 peer-reviewedjournal articles in addition to the course textbook and the Bible. In addition tothe thread, you are required to reply to 2 classmates’ threads. Your replies mustbe at least 250 words and be supported by 1 scholarly source. Biblical inflectionthroughout is required.The thread is due by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Thursday of Module/Week 3, and the 2replies by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Sunday of the same module/week.
Case Study Discussion 1Overview of ANA White Paper:“The delivery of high-quality, compassionate, holistic and patient-centered care, includingend-of-life care, is central to nursing practice” (American Nurses Association, 2019).This paperencompasses the role of a nurse when a patient specifically asks them to help him or her commitsuicide.It takes into consideration the patient’s wishes, but also wants to keep the nurse feelingcomfortable as well.If promotes the nurses knowing their own belief system that way we can offer

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