Ethical Issues In Nursing

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COMMITMENT: Patients, Professionalism and Boundaries

Product code: 78758        

Overview:

This program focuses on the second provision in the nursing code of ethics pertaining to commitment. Through scenarios and expert interviews, it addresses the primacy of patient interests and the nurse's role as a moral agent and advocate for patient. Program also explores conflict of interest issues for nurses and proper actions that can be taken when the wishes of the patient conflict with others. Video explores the importance of collaboration in the workplace and the ethical issue of proper professional boundaries for nurses.

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INTRODUCTION: Concepts, Values and Decision Making

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Overview:

Ethics are at the core of professional nursing practice. This program provides a solid introduction to the fundamental ethical terms and concepts that students and nurses need to know. Through scenarios and expert interviews, it clearly defines justice, fidelity, autonomy, moral distress and other important concepts in ethical practice. Video also explores the vital role that personal values play in ethical situations and how to best understand and address value conflicts. Program discusses the importance of nurse self-regard and some of the key steps to sound ethical decision making.

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PROTECTION: Privacy, Safety and Standards

Product code: 78759        

Overview:

This program focuses on the third provision in the nursing code of ethics pertaining to protection. Through scenarios and expert interviews, it addresses the importance of patient privacy and confidentiality, while highlighting the key mandate of HIPAA. Video explores the various ways the nurses can successfully advocate for their patients, including those who might participate in research. Program also covers the importance of standards and review mechanisms and the role of an ethics committee. The challenging issue of identifying and acting on questionable and impaired practice is also covered.

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RESPECT: Dignity, Autonomy and Relationships

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Overview:

This program focuses on the first provision in the nursing code of ethics pertaining to respect. Through scenarios and expert interviews, it explores practical ways that nurses can show respect for human dignity and the importance of relationships to patients. Program discusses a patient's right to self-determination, the important factors of diversity and end of life issues. It clearly describes the nurse's role in supporting patient autonomy, informed consent and the practice of extending respect beyond patients to one's colleagues as well.

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