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White knew she would be homeless soon without Mr. Smith’s support but refused to talk with her social worker about her needs. She asked the nurse not to tell anyone about her situation because she was afraid CPS would take Tommy
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from her. It was clear to Mr. Lewis that he might not know where Tommy was after they left this motel. Directions Using the ethical decision processes and the of code of ethics discussed in chapter 4 discuss and debate these questions. Considering the principle of telling the truth, what are Mr. Lewis’s professional responsibilities to Ms. White, to Tommy, and to the social worker assigned to this family? Using the generic ethical decision-making framework discussed in chapter 4 and consider the deontological ethical decision-making process: a. How should Mr. Lewis respond to Ms. White’s request to not tell anyone about their situation? b. What communication, if any should the nurse initiate with the social worker?
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c. What communication, if any should the nurse initiate with others? Using virtue ethics: a. What actions would you take to resolve any moral dilemma you have about the safety of Tommy in this family situation? b. If you do not tell anyone about the possible dangers to the child, what moral principles come into play? c. If you do tell the social worker about the situation and the child is removed from the mother, what moral principles come into play for you? What ethical dilemmas may you experience if you are the nurse in this case? How can you deal effectively with these potential dilemmas?
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