Choose an area of healthcare informatics or communication technology using either mobile health, telehealth, artificial intelligence, robotics, or social media and discuss ethical concerns and implications to nursing practice. Apply one of the ethical frameworks discussed in class:

  • Utilitarianism (greatest good for the greatest number of people)
  • Duty-based decisions (what is the duty of the nurse/clinician/healthcare agency?)
  • Rights-based decisions (what are the rights of the clients, family, community, clinicians, agency?)
  • Intuitionism (case-by-case; each case may have different influencing factors)

Remember to include social determinants of health and its impact regarding technology use.

This is a 2-3 page paper (not including title page or references list) with at least 4 current sources (5 years or less). 

APA 7.0 STUDENT paper format and style is expected:

  • Title page
  • No running header; only page number in upper right corner of every page for student format
  • Paper title centered on bold on first line of page 2 (first page in body of the paper)
  • Evenly double-spaced throughout
  • References list last page — all sources listed in the References list must have in-text citations in the body of the paper