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Week 11: The Ethics Behind AssessmentConsider the following scenarios:You are a nurse at a large county hospital. One of your patients is leaning towardselecting a certain radical treatment for cancer, to which the family is in opposition. The family is concerned about making the correct decision and asks for your advice.The state of Oregon has passed a “Death with Dignity” Act that allows for euthanasia in certain situations. One of your patients suffering from terminal cancer is thinking of moving there to take advantage of this law and asks your opinion.Throughout this course, you have explored a wide range of health assessments and abnormal examination findings. Although you have predominantly focused on the procedural aspects of health assessment, this week, you will focus on ethical considerations that should be taken into account when advising patients or their families.This week, you will consider how evidence-based practice guidelines and ethical considerations factor into health assessments. You will also evaluate health assessmentconcepts related to sports physicals and well-child and well-woman examinations.Learning ObjectivesStudents will:Apply evidence-based practice guidelines to make an informed health care decisionApply ethical considerations to a health assessment responseApply concepts, theories, and principles relating to sports physicals and well-child and well-woman examinationsPhoto Credit: RapidEye/E+/Getty ImagesLearning ResourcesNote:To access this week's required library resources, please click on the link to the Course Readings List, found in the Course Materialssection of your Syllabus.Required ReadingsBall, J. W., Dains, J. E., Flynn, J. A., Solomon, B. S., & Stewart, R. W. (2015). Seidel's guide to physical examination(8th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Mosby.