Assignment: Biomedical Ethics Paper
This assignment allows you to explore a current topic related to biomedical ethics. As an administrator, it is important to stay up-to-date with current ethical issues in health care.
Select one of the following issues:
Transplants and rationing
Xenotransplants (cross-species transplants)
In vitro fertilization (IVF)
Eugenics (good genes)
Withdrawal of life support
Physician assisted suicide (PAS)
Stem cell research
Cryonics (freeze and reanimate the deceased)
Write a 850-word paper that discusses the biomedical ethics issue you selected. Use headings and subheadings for clarity to ensure that you have covered all required points in the paper. Your paper should:
Include an introduction and conclusion.
Describe your topic, include current research, news, and information.
Explain the ethical issues related to your topic.
Explain how human subject protections may apply to your topic.
Explain how informed consent may apply to your topic.
Explain how an advanced directive or a surrogate decision maker could impact your topic.
Identify five recommendations based on the ethical issues you identified to ensure ethical choices are made in regard to your topic in the future.
Format your assignment according to the following formatting requirements:
1. The answer should be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides.
2. The response also include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student's name, the course title, and the date. The cover page is not included in the required page length.
3. Also Include a reference page. The Citations and references should follow APA format. The reference page is not included in the required page length.