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Nursing Ethics

Author: Dana Bartlett, BSN, MSN, MA, CSPI

CE: 2.5 hours
Rated 4.7 out of 5.0 based on 4766 reviews

Course Summary

The American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics for Nurses contains nine provisions developed for nurses to guide them in everyday nursing practice, helping nurses carry out their responsibilities and the ethical obligations when caring for patients. Making ethical decisions is an essential part of nursing practice. It involves specific values, attitudes, and conduct that nursing as a profession carry forward to benefit patients, the profession of nursing, and society as a whole. Nursing ethics according to the ANA and case examples of each ANA provision are discussed.

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Course Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • Ethics, Values, And Morals
  • Ethics, Law, Religion, And Conscience
  • The Nursing Profession And Nursing
  • Practical Applications Of The Provisions Of The ANA Code Of Ethics
  • Other Provisions Of The ANA Code Of Ethics
  • The Process Of Making Ethical Decisions
  • Summary


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