Written Assignment 4: Case Study Purpose and Overview The

Written Assignment 4: Case Study
Purpose and Overview
The purpose of this assignment is for students to address complex health care issues that may or may not
have a policy solution.
Directions
? With regard to that statement do the following.
? Write a position paper that addresses whether or not patients and families have a right to
insist on receiving medical treatment that medical authorities agree is futile.
¦ Provide evidence from a minimum of four references to support your position.
¦ Provide a concise and thoughtful response to the question which considers, at a
minimum, the following elements.
¦ Stakeholders
¦ Government’s role and legislative substantiation.
¦ Outcomes, both negative and positive.
¦ Economic implications.
¦ Quality of life issues.
¦ Benefits to society.