Instructions for this assessment task:
Step 1. Read the below case study and highlight/take notes of the important information.
The following case study is based on a true event that happened recently in Australia. The names and some details have been changed to maintain confidentiality of those involved.
A Nursing and Midwifery Board Australia (NMBA) disciplinary tribunal has cancelled a nurse’s registration after the nurse received over $100,000 from an aged care patient. Over a three year period, James Drever (nurse) breached legal and ethical standards when was over-involved with, and inappropriately received money from, aged care resident Hazel Jones.
Mr Drever received the money in various forms over the three year period including accepting a transfer of a car into his name purchased by Ms Jones; cash; use of Ms Jones’ bank cards; and accepting payment for education, flights and tickets to sporting matches.
For a period of five months, Ms Jones unsuccessfully attempted to recover her money from Mr Drever. Once the aged care facility where Mr Drever was employed became aware of what he had done, he was released from his position and reported to the NMBA. During this time, Mr Drever repeatedly contacted Ms Jones with a view of having the notification against him withdrawn.
The disciplinary tribunal ordered that Mr Drever be reprimanded; have his registration cancelled; be disqualified from applying for registration as a health practitioner until 2024; and is prohibited from providing health care services until 2024.
Step 2. You must respond to the following two questions about the case study. Each response needs to be approximately 600 words each.
Identify one ethical and one legal factor that has been breached in this situation and explain how each have been breached (600 words).
Identify and explain two relevant aspects of the Code of Conduct and the Code of Ethics for Nurses that were not upheld in this scenario (600 words).
Step 3. You need to include references for Question 1 and 2. This includes the requirement of using in-text citations in your responses and including a reference list at the end of your assignment. The reference list needs to be on the next page after you have responded to Question 1 and 2.
You need to have a minimum of eight (8) references for this assessment task. You must include at least three (3) peer reviewed journal articles. All references used must be no more than ten (10) years old. APA 7 Referencing Style must be used.
Presentation requirements: Title Page:
Include the following information on separate lines; Title of Paper (bold font), Student Name/s, Student Number, University/Institution Name, Unit Code and Name, Facilitator Name, Due Date, Word count
Formatting of Title Page: Centred text alignment and double-line spacing.
12-point type size Times New Roman.
Ensure the same font is used consistently throughout the entire paper.
Double-line spacing (Do not insert extra lines between paragraphs or the references list entries.)
Page numbers to be provided on all pages. Place page number in the top right hand corner
2.54 cm at the top, bottom, left-hand, and right-hand sides of the page (default page margin).
Indent the first line of each paragraph 1.27 cm (using the tab key or paragraph tool).
Exceptions: abstract, block quotations, title page (centred alignment), titles and headings, table titles and notes, references (hanging indent), appendix labels and titles
(Consult with APA 7 style manual for specific detail).
Justification of text
All text needs to be aligned to the left, not justified (right margin remains uneven)
Assignments must be no more than 10% above or below the indicated word count, not including title page, in-text citations and reference list.
Use headings to separate Questions 1 and 2
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