Michelle Yoder is 8 months pregnant and a member of the Amish community. She requests that only female health care providers and staff be involved in providing her care during labour and delivery.
Michelle Federov is 8 months pregnant. She requests that only white health care providers and staff be involved in providing her care during labour and delivery.
- What are the ethical concerns raised by these cases?
- How are your responses different to these two scenarios?
- How do you think health care organizations should respond to requests like these?
- Ethics Discussion Guide for Duty to Provide Care and a Safe Work Environment. http://www.nshen.ca/index.php/ethics-discussion-guide/