Nursing Ethics in Mental Health
Capacity and consent
• Refusal of treatment
• Voluntary vs. involuntary admissions
• Myths and stigma
Learning Activity: Case analysis
The Scott Starson case:
Mental health and Community Treatment Order information. Mental Health and Law Toolkit, 2012, Ontario Hospital Association, pages 1-6
NOTE: SPEAK AGAINST THE MOTION BY REPRESENTING THE ONTARIO CONSENT AND CAPACITY BOARD. (explain the role of Board also)
Gives reasons why you are against the motion.
Motion: We support the Supreme Court decision in the Starson Case.
(Mr. Starson has capacity to make his own treatment decisions)
PLEASE USE Canadian Nurses Association (2008). CODE OF ETHICS AND Canadian Nurses of Ontario (2009) AND OTHER BIOETHICS JOURNALS. ADD and incorporate ETHICAL PRINCIPLES which correlate to the paper, such as paternalism /materialism beneficence, non-maleficence etc. AND THEORIES such as rule utilitarianism into the research. Thank you.