Advance Directive

Discipline: Ethics

Type of Paper: Essay (any type)

Academic Level: High school

Paper Format: MLA

Pages: 2 Words: 550



This assignment has three parts: 1) Research and summarize an Advance Directive, 2) share your reaction to the Advance Directive, and 3) provide your opinion about Advance Directives. Write three paragraphs, as follows:

Summary (150 words minimum)

Research and locate an example of an Advance Directive form. Find a blank form, not just an article about Advanced Directives, unless there's a blank form attached to it. Be sure to review the Research Help materials. Summarize the Advance Directive, and identify whether it is Substantive or Proxy. In the Works Cited, be sure to include your Advanced Directive, properly formatted including its title, date of publication, and link.

Reaction (150 words minimum)

Share your reaction to the Advance Directive. What was something that surprised you, or that you found interesting? How do you feel about the kind of information the form asks for? Is there something you agree with, or something that should be handled differently?

Opinion (150 words minimum)

Share your opinion of Advanced Directives, in general. Is having an Advanced Directive a good idea, or is there a better alternative? Do you believe Advance Directives are important? Why or why not?

Use the Advance Directive Rubric to help guide your completion of this assignment.

Dropbox Rules

Use MLA Formatting. Double-space the entire document. Adjust all font color/style/size to black Times New Roman 12 pt. Put the heading in the upper left corner of the first page; include your name, the professor's name, the course name, and the date. Use the document header to display your last name and page number in the upper right corner of each page. Put the "Works Cited" on the last page, and the total word count at the end of the document.
Attach your submission in the proper Microsoft Word format .doc or .docx or .rtf.
Review your TurnItIn Report. View the Reviewing a TurnItIn Report tutorial. A Similarity of 20% and above is a "red flag." Resubmit if necessary.