Provision 2: primacy of patient interests, conflict of interest for nurses, collaboration, professional boundaries Provision 3: protection of the rights of privacy and confidentiality, protection of human participants in research, performance standards and review mechanisms, professional responsibility in promoting a culture of safety, protection of patient health and safety by acting on questionable practice, patient protection and impaired practice Provision 4: authority, accountability, and responsibility, accountability for nursing judgements, decisions, and actions, responsibility for nursing judgements, decisions, and actions, assignment and delegation of nursing activities or tasks (Lynn & Lachman, 2015)
ANA Code of Ethics Cont. Provision 5: duty to self and others, promotion of personal health, safety, and well- being, preservation of wholeness of character, conscientious objection, maintenance of competence and continuation of personal growth, the continuation of personal growth Provision 6: the environmental and ethical obligation, responsibility for the health care environment Provision 7: contributions through research and scholarly inquiry, contributions through developing, maintaining, and implementing professional practice standards, contributions through nursing and health policy development Provision 8: health is a universal right, collaboration for health, human rights, and health diplomacy, obligation to advance health and human rights and reduce disparities, collaboration for human rights in complex, extreme, or extraordinary practice settings Provision 9: articulation and assertion of values, integrity of the profession, integrating social justice, social justice in nursing and health policy (Lachman, 2015) The code of ethics for nurses has been established to continue to earn the publics trust and showing nurses the importance in patient safety There should never be pros and cons to the code of ethics that a nurse lives by, this code of ethics is what the nursing profession is built on
Green Group Stance and Rationale Group Stance
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