Patient C is a 70 year old man who is recovering from a mild CVA and is currently admitted for severe exacerbation of his COPD with dyspnoea on minimal exertion. He has moderate dysphagia and dysphasia. During the last 48 hours he has spiked a temp at night and has been more listless and less inclined to interact with family, staff and other patients. He appears to be mildly confused and is refusing food and his medications. You encourage him to take them, but he becomes agitated and very dyspnoeic
Your task in Assessment 2 is to analyse the legal and professional issues that arise in each scenario. You need to demonstrate that you have engaged in personal reflection and critical analysis of the legal and professional issues that you have identified.
Make use of the blank assignment template with the attached marking rubric provided on the LMS site.
Ensure that the title page is correctly filled out with your student ID details.
Provide an introduction and conclusion to your essay.
Use headings and sub-headings in your paper to make your analysis clearer to the reader.
Within the body of your work, analyse each scenario separately.
Your analysis of each case should show:
– the relevant legal and professional issues;
– use of case information to demonstrate why these issues are relevant
– reference to relevant Victorian and Australian and Singapore law and nursing documents;
– what you determine