In addition to the topic study materials, use the chart you completed and questions you answered in the Topic
3 about “Case Study: Healing and Autonomy” as the basis for your responses in this assignment.
Answer the following questions about a patient’s spiritual needs in light of the Christian worldview.
1. In 200-250 words, respond to the following: Should the physician allow Mike to continue making
decisions that seem to him to be irrational and harmful to James, or would that mean a disrespect of a
patient’s autonomy? Explain your rationale.
2. In 400-500 words, respond to the following: How ought the Christian think about sickness and health?
How should a Christian think about medical intervention? What should Mike as a Christian do? How should
he reason about trusting God and treating James in relation to what is truly honoring the principles of
beneficence and nonmaleficence in James’s care?
3. In 200-250 words, respond to the following: How would a spiritual needs assessment help the physician
assist Mike determine appropriate interventions for James and for his family or others involved in his care?
Remember to support your responses with the topic study materials.
While APA style is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and
documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines, which can be found in the
APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar
with the expectations for successful completion.
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This benchmark assignment assesses the following programmatic competencies:
please review attached rubric , study requirements ,read case study document applying four principles and its
chart to help to complete this assignment