Life Sustaining Measures AND Nursing Home Condition

For each posted discussion question, the student is expected to:

The original posts must be at least 200 words in length (100+ words for each question)

Discussion responses should demonstrate critical thinking skills and be thoughtful and respectful

Post two responses to the original posts of any other classmates (50+ words for each response)

Posting should ask for clarification, challenge (respectfully) ideas, or describe a situation that illustrates the points being made. Simply agreeing or disagreeing with a post is not adequate

Threaded Discussion:

How do you feel about the use of life-sustaining measures in the face of terminal illness? Examples: Permanent coma? Irreversible chronic illness, such as Alzheimer’s disease? Debilitating Stroke?

How do you feel about particular medical procedures? Examples: mechanical breathing (respirator), cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), artificial nutrition and hydration, hospital intensive care, pain relief medication, chemo or radiation therapy, and surgery.

  • The original posts must be at least 200 words in length (100+ words for each question)
  • Discussion responses should demonstrate critical thinking skills and be thoughtful, promote, and respectful
  • Post two responses to the original posts of any other classmates (50+ words per each response)
  • Posting should ask for clarification, challenge (respectfully) ideas, or describe a situation that illustrates the points being made. Simply agreeing or disagreeing with a post is not adequate

Threaded Discussion:

  1. Would you want to be placed in a nursing home if your condition warranted? Why or why not?
  2. Would you want to have financial matters taken into account when treatment decisions you would make? Why or why not?

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