The Code for Nurses: Guidelines for Ethical Practice
Erlen, Judith A.
Orthopaedic Nursing. 1993 Nov-Dec; 12(6): 31-33, 46.
Nurses regularly are faced with ethical situations in their practice. Despite potentially having had as part of their educational programs an ethics course or specific classes addressing ethical issues, many nurses still feel ill-equipped when ethical dilemmas occur. This article discusses the Code for Nurses as a resource that nurses can use for determining the appropriate action(s) when an ethical dilemma arises.
Accountability; Bioethical Issues; Codes of Ethics; Competence; Confidentiality; Conscience; Decision Making; Ethics; Guidelines; Health; Health Care; Interprofessional Relations; Moral Obligations; Nurses; Nursing Ethics; Nursing Research; Organizations; Patient Care; Patients; Patients' Rights; Peer Review; Privacy; Professional Organizations; Quality of Health Care; Research; Review; Rights;
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