Professional Identity 92434
Assessment 2: Case Study (40%)
Length: 1500 words
Intent: Registered Nurses are required to make sound judgements about legal and ethical issues that impact effective and safe patient care. This assessment is designed to assist students in the development of these skills through the identification, reflection on, and application of frameworks relevant to legal and ethical issues in nursing practice.
Task: Students are required to analyse a problem within the given case study and demonstrate their understanding of ethical and legal frameworks in order to provide proficient care. Sound judgement is critical to this task and requires students to give time and effort to reading and reflecting on the International Council of Nurses Code of Ethics and the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia’s Code of Conduct.