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This course provides an overview of bioethics as it applies to healthcare and nursing in the U.S. It discusses historical events and forces that brought the bioethics movement, how ethics functions within nursing, the process of ethical decision making, and specific ethical issues.
60097
Everyday Ethics for Nurses
60161
Nursing Ethics, Part 1: The History of Bioethics in the United States
This course provides an overview of the history of bioethics as it applies to healthcare and nursing in the U.S. It describes forces that brought the bioethics movement into being and helps nurses understand the concepts, theories and principles that are its underpinnings.
CE562
Nursing Ethics, Part 4: Hospital and Healthcare Ethics Committees
In our changing healthcare environment, ethics committees make a valuable contribution to the well-being of patients and society by providing a forum in which to reflect on and re-examine values. Because nurses have close and continual contact with patients, their role on ethics committees is vital.
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CE242-60
Patients Who Refuse Blood
Many people of all faiths and persuasions are looking for blood transfusion alternatives. Healthcare providers need to assess and treat patients holistically, taking both physical and spiritual well-being into consideration. This activity enhances nurses’ ability to care for patients who refuse blood or blood products.
CE564
Nursing Ethics, Part 6: No Easy Answers, Ethical Dilemmas in Bioethics
The principles of beneficence, justice, nonmaleficence, and respect for autonomy can help nurses as they continue to advocate for the self-determination and well-being of their patients. This CE activity defines the dilemmas and explains the arguments on different sides of three hot-button issues.
CE479
Genetics: Part of Nursing Practice
It’s common knowledge that genetic mutations can be responsible for a wide range of illnesses. This module provides nurses with information related to the implications of genetic and genomic science on health and nursing practice.
CE158-60
Healthcare Fraud
Healthcare fraud drains billions of dollars from the U.S. healthcare system annually and depletes the system of valuable and limited resources. Healthcare professionals, as patient advocates, can help patients to recognize and report fraud, and help employers avoid fraud.
CE563
Nursing Ethics, Part 5: The Process of Ethical Decision Making
When nurses face ethical dilemmas, they need to understand the process of ethical decision making and the role values play in informing decisions. This CE module provides the background information needed to increase nurses’ understanding.
CE560
Nursing Ethics, Part 2: The Language of Bioethics
Ethical theory provides a framework within which nurses can assess the acceptability of actions and the morality of judgments. This CE activity informs nurses about the key terms, theories and principles found in bioethics to help ensure ethically sound decisions in patient care.
CE561
Nursing Ethics, Part 3: Ethics in Nursing
This activity features the American Nurses Association Code of Ethics, which serves as a guide to reflect and gain a deeper understanding of theethical principles that guide the profession.
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Live by the code
Do your research on ethics and you will 'do no harm'.
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Helm an ethics team
Successfully lead an ethics committee with the right tools.
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An intense experience for RNs
Care decisions are complicated when it comes to terminally ill kids.
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BSN in 10 changes things
The New York law raises education requirement for RNs.
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There's power in a hug
Babies need to be touched and held in order for them to thrive.
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The ethics of advocacy
Nurses can be forces of change outside of their workplaces.
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FREE CE: Gene testing
Patients can get gene testing kits on the web. But should they?
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A beautiful death
Treat patients as you would want a family member treated at the end.
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LGBTQ care up close
The LGBTQ community has special needs requiring special care.
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Address your moral distress
Liaisons support nurses who need to air ethical concerns.
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6 key ethical principles
Certain criteria can't be overlooked when it comes to ethics.
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Are you an ethics champion?
Three core responsibilities make a critical difference in patients’ lives.
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When the end of life is near
Patients need nurses more than ever in their final days.
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Call out unsafe practices
Speaking out against a colleague is intimidating, but necessary.
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8 key assumptions
Leaders draft a blueprint that prioritizes nursing ethics.
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Make every day count
A nurse helps a dying patient spend more time with his young daughter.
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Learn important ethics lessons by taking these education modules.
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Detect human trafficking
Patient care for victims starts with identification and assessment.
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Keep it confidential
Community RNs must follow confidentiality and privacy policies.
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Know the code
Prepare for patient care challenges by learning the Code of Ethics.
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Who's your go-to person?
RNs share whom they turn to when faced with an ethical dilemma.
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Protect whistleblowers
Whistleblowers can face repercussions without protection.
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How to make ethical decisions
Patient care decisions start with knowing what the patient wants.
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Choose your words wisely
Medical staff taped comments land them in hot water.
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