Ethics in Research Paper


For this assignment, the student will view Miss Evers Boys (DVD or access on YouTube for free). After viewing the movie, the student will develop a scholarly paper.

Nurses face multiple ethical issues within the practice setting as well as when conducting research. Nurses must be aware of the three value systems of society, nursing, and science, which come into play when reviewing research. Having an understanding of the major ethical principles when reviewing research studies is important to assure the rights of human subjects, the ethics of caring, and values of scientific inquiry are upheld.

Assignment Criteria:
For this assignment, the student will develop a scholarly paper that addresses the following criteria:
1. Discuss the type of research utilized in the study and provide rationale for the response.
2. Discuss any indication that the study went before an Institutional Review Board (IRB) and provide rationale.
3. Discuss any indication of the provision of an informed consent to the participant?s consent and provide rationale.
4. Discuss three (3) ethical principles applicable to this study and provide rationale.
5. The scholarly paper should be not more than four (4) pages excluding the title and reference pages.
6. Include level 1 and level 2 headings, an introductory paragraph, purpose statement and a conclusion.
7. Write the paper in third person, not first person (meaning do not use ?we? or ?I?).
8. Include a minimum of three (3) references from professional peer-reviewed nursing journals to support the paper. References should be from scholarly peer-reviewed journals (review in Ulrich Periodical Directory) and be less than five (5) years old.
9. APA format is required (attention to spelling/grammar, a title page, a reference page, and in-text citations).
10. Submit the assignment to TurnitinDirect prior to the final submission to the assignment drop box by the posted due date. Please be sure to review the originality report and make any needed changes prior to submitting to the assignment drop box.
11. Submit to the assignment drop box by the posted due date.