Nursing Ethics: Meaning Of Ethics In Nursing

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Concept 1: Ethics in healthcare: meaning of ethics, bioethics and law
Introduction:
Ethics in general refers to every behavior exhibited that has to do with morality or moral values. In nursing ethics refers to the acceptable conduct of a nurse as regards her responsibility to provide services. Providers are continually confronted with ethical issues during their practice.
1.1 Personal Context:
Personally, there could not have been a better way of streamlining nurses actions and responsibilities except through introduction and development of a code of ethics. The components and the concepts of nursing ethics is the bedrock of successful therapeutic care provision.
1.2 Social Context:
In many low and middle income countries with weak healthcare system and poor knowledge
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4.1: Personal context: These organization roles can’t be under looked as they shape the nursing practice. Being a registered member of any of these is an opportunity to continually get updates about nursing ethics and practice. Information about how the public view nursing profession, practice is important.
4.2: Social context:
There is already a definition of nurse and public interaction ICN outline; giving standard of practice
Nurse and people, nurse and co-worker, nurse and the profession and nurse and practice. Embedded in these 4 elements are acceptable conducts that nurses should exhibit.
4.3 Application in current job:
I am employed as a nurse though am working on a public health project. It is my responsibility to renew my license, to update my knowledge and to follow the NMC requirement.
Concept.5: Ethics and law

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