How to navigate nursing ethics
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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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