According to Merriam-Webster (2015) the meaning of ethics is: : rules of behavior based on ideas about what is morally good and bad ethics : an area of study that deals with ideas about what is good and bad behavior : a branch of philosophy dealing with what is morally right or wrong : a… Continue reading What does Ethics mean to you?
Have you ever experienced an ethical dilemma in the clinical setting? Ethical dilemmas can arise in any situation from discharge planning to medication administration. It is important to understand the patient’s right to choose and how to make an informed decision. Please take this poll located below
Provision 3 (ANA)| Code of Ethics for Nurses With Interpretive Statements The nurse promotes, advocates for, and strives to protect the health, safety, and rights of the patient. As an example, the patient has the right to make a decision regarding all aspects of care. In order to make a decision, the nurse must… Continue reading Blog Posts/You-Tube video on Nursing Code of Ethics
Overview: As Nurses we experience many ethical dilemmas’ in the clinical setting which may range from initial emergency care all the way to discharge planning. However, it is the art of nursing to display compassion and respect for every patient and family during all interactions. It is important to understand the Nursing Code of Ethics… Continue reading Ethical Dilemmas’ in Nursing