Focus On: Ethics in Nursing

ethics in nursingAs nurses, we've all dealt with difficult ethical issues, even dilemmas, in our practice. They can sometimes be even more challenging than the physical care we provide for our patients. Take some time to explore this collection of articles addressing ethical issues in nursing practice. 

Decision Making Through The Ethics Lens 
Nursing Management, September 2013

The Institute of Medicine’s 2014 Committee on Approaching Death Report: Recommendations and Implications for Nursing 
Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing, December 2014

Bedside Nurse Involvement in End-of-Life Decision Making: A Brief Review of the Literature 
Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing, April 2013

The Elder Justice Act: What Nurses Need to Know 
AJN, American Journal of Nursing, September 2014

“Sign Here:" Nursing Value and the Process of Informed Consent
Plastic Surgical Nursing, March 2014

Moral Distress in Nursing
AJN, American Journal of Nursing, March 2015

When Is It Safe To Say “I'm Sorry”?
Nursing2013, August 2013

Lessons Learned from Litigation: Maintaining Professional Boundaries 
AJN, American Journal of Nursing, July 2014

Assessment And Management Of Patients Who Lack Decision-Making Capacity 
The Nurse Practitioner, March 2014

Making An Ethical Plan For Treating Patients In Pain 
Nursing2013, October 2013

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