Nurses are consistently identified as the most trust profession within the healthcare environment. Nurses provide care on the frontlines. Nursing professionals are entrusted with caring for patients during their most vulnerable times. Nursing practice is guided by a code of ethics as the need to provide ethical, competent care cannot be understated. This is Part one of a three-part series that reviews the ANA Guide to the Code of Ethics for Nurses Part 1. The first part of this series reviews the ethical issues for nurses and patients. Additionally, you will learn the scope of nursing ethics, ethics defined, and how ethics is incorporated into nursing practice. This presentation is provided in a power point file and is bookmarked to assist you in viewing the presentation. A ribbon is found in the upper right-hand corner to denote the bookmarked areas. This first presentation reviews provisions 1-3 of the ANA Code of Ethics. You will be asked to answer 10 questions and three short answer responses. Print your certificate to demonstrate completion of Part 1 of this 3 part series. In addition, you will earn 1 hour nursing continuing professional development credit for viewing the content related to ethics in nursing.
CE Hour: 0.0
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Expires: February 28, 2023
ANA Guide to the Code of Ethics for Nurses Part 1
Release Date: 03/01/2021
Expiration Date: 02/28/2023
Format: Bookmarked Slide Presentation
This activity is intended for all nurses that may need to review the ANA Guide to the Code of Ethics for Nurses (2015) published.
Statement of Need
Nurses need to remain contemporary and aware of ethical dilemmas that they may face in the workplace during patient care activities, in collaborating with colleagues, in research situations and in seeking higher education.
Upon completion of this activity learners should be able to:
Nurses will be able to complete the post-test with a score of 80% or higher.
Complete the three short answer reflections of the contents of Part 1 Patients and Nurses.
Note one way that the information in this presentation will be useful to them as a nurse in either a patient care activity, a research situation, in seeking higher education or in collaborating with a colleague.