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Code of EthicsPersonal Reflection on American Nurses Association Code of EthicsPersonal Reflection on ANA Code of EthicsAmerican Nurses Association (ANA) has developed the Code of Ethic fornurses to establish ethical standards and to guide them in decisionmaking. The Code of Ethics is derived from many ethical theories andreflects the ethical and moral aspects of the nursing profession.After reading the ANA Code of Ethics, I took some time to think about itsmeaning and how it affects me. Even though, this was the first time Ihave read the Code of Ethics in its wholeness, I found that I abided by itover the course of 7 years being a professional nurse in the U.S. Iabided by the code without knowing it, because it represents theuniversal ethics and morals accepted in most parts of civilized world.As a nurse, I understand the imperativeness of following the morals andethics in every aspect of my profession as well as personal life. For all
nurses in every part of the world it is important to provide ethical, high-

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