nursing ethics
Live by the code
Do your research on ethics and you will 'do no harm'.
nursing ethics
Helm an ethics team
Successfully lead an ethics committee with the right tools.
nursing ethics
An intense experience for RNs
Care decisions are complicated when it comes to terminally ill kids.
nursing ethics
Address your moral distress
Liaisons support nurses who need to air ethical concerns.
nursing ethics
LGBTQ care up close
The LGBTQ community has special needs requiring special care.
nursing ethics
BSN in 10 changes things
The New York law raises education requirement for RNs.
nursing ethics
There's power in a hug
Babies need to be touched and held in order for them to thrive.
nursing ethics
The ethics of advocacy
Nurses can be forces of change outside of their workplaces.
nursing ethics
When the end of life is near
Patients need nurses more than ever in their final days.
nursing ethics
Call out unsafe practices
Speaking out against a colleague is intimidating, but necessary.
nursing ethics
8 key assumptions
Leaders draft a blueprint that prioritizes nursing ethics.
nursing ethics
Make every day count
A nurse helps a dying patient spend more time with his young daughter.
CE catalog
Learn important ethics lessons by taking these education modules.
nursing ethics
Keep it confidential
Community RNs must follow confidentiality and privacy policies.
nursing ethics
Know the code
Prepare for patient care challenges by learning the Code of Ethics.
nursing ethics
Who's your go-to person?
RNs share whom they turn to when faced with an ethical dilemma.
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How to make ethical decisions
Patient care decisions start with knowing what the patient wants.
nursing ethics
Choose your words wisely
Medical staff taped comments land them in hot water.
nursing ethics
Protect whistleblowers
Whistleblowers can face repercussions without protection.
nursing ethics
FREE CE: Gene testing
Patients can get gene testing kits on the web. But should they?
nursing ethics
A beautiful death
Treat patients as you would want a family member treated at the end.
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8 key ethical assumptions
Nurse leaders brainstorm to create ethics roadmap
Nursing leaders assembled at a summit meeting to draft a blueprint that help could help change the country’s healthcare culture into one that is more supportive of basic ethical values. The blueprint is based on these key assumptions.
Ethical challenges are embedded in everyday practice in all settings in which nurses work.
The need to strengthen the ethical foundation of nursing is urgent.
The ANA Code of Ethics is foundational to understanding the ethical landscape.
Many ethical pressures arise more from disparities in human resources, social capital and financial resources.
Moral distress is a pervasive reality for nurses when they are unable to translate their moral choices into action.
Nurses must define the boundaries of their professional responsibility with interprofessional colleagues.
Nurses are ideally situated to lead and contribute to contemporary models of care delivery, policy, research and education.
Efforts to improve the ethical environment for nurses have a direct impact on the quality of patient care.
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Source is the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics’
“A Blueprint for 21st Century Nursing Ethics: Report of the National Nursing Summit”
(in 2014).
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