This discussion focuses on concepts covered in the Ethics and Public Health PowerPoint and background reading. Please respond to BOTH of the items below. Be sure to cite any information or data used from a source other than the PowerPoint or background reading. You may want to type your original response on a Word document and then copy/paste onto Canvas.
1. Think about the differences in the duties and focus of a nurse working in a critical care facility and a nurse working in a public health setting. Compare and contrast the potential ethical dilemmas (including the various ethical principles) and decision-making scenarios that each type of nurse may face. (1-2 paragraphs)
2. Think of a current event or prevailing health problem/crisis. Discuss the potential ethical dilemmas and ethical principles surrounding the current event or health problem/crisis. (1 paragraph)