The Ethics Behind Assessment

Review the scenarios provided to you for this week’s Assignment. Based on the scenarios provided:



o   You are assigned a scenario, reflect on the material presented throughout this course.

o   What necessary information would need to be obtained about the patient through health assessments and diagnostic tests?

o   Consider how you would respond as an advanced practice nurse. Review evidence-based practice guidelines and ethical considerations applicable to the scenarios you selected.


The Ethics behind Assessment


CASE STUDY (Second Scenario)


A single mother has accompanied her two daughters, aged 15 and 13, to a women’s health clinic and has requested that the girls receive a pelvic examination and be put on birth control. The girls have consented to the exam but seem unsettled.


The Lab Assignment

Write adetailed one-page narrative (not a formal paper) explaining the health assessment information required for a diagnosis of your selected patient (include the scenario number). Explain how you would respond to the scenario as an advanced practice nurse using evidence-based practice guidelines and applying ethical considerations. Justify your response using at least three different references from current evidence-based literature.



Resources: Please use two of these resources on top of other resources you need for references.


Ball, J. W., Dains, J. E., Flynn, J. A., Solomon, B. S., & Stewart, R. W. (2019). Seidel’s guide to physical examination: An interprofessional approach (9th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Mosby.


  • Chapter 24, “Sports Participation Evaluation” In this chapter, the authors describe the process of a sports participation evaluation. The chapter also states the most common conditions encountered in a sports participation evaluation.


  • Chapter 25, “Putting It All Together” In this chapter, the authors tie together the concepts introduced in previous chapters. In particular, the chapter has a strong emphasis on the patient-caregiver relationship.