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Ethics and Issues in Contemporary Nursing

Ethics and Issues in Contemporary Nursing - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0766836297

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Published: 2002
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Ethics and Issues in Contemporary Nursing - 2ND 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0766836297

Peggy Burkhardt and Alvita Nathaniel

ISBN13: 978-0766836297
ISBN10: 0766836290
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 02
Publisher: Delmar Publications

Published: 2002
International: No
Summary

Ethics and Issues in Contemporary Nursing explores the theories, models and principles that serve as guides for ethically sound behavior within a nursing context. This text addresses the complexities created by science and technological advances, the variety of settings in which nurses practice, and the diversity of the patients in their care, all the while emphasizing the importance of principled behavior in personal and professional situations. The text also examines global issues that intertwine with the nursing profession, such as health policy, economics, social, gender, transcultural and spiritual considerations. Engaging exercises, reflective questions, case presentations and creative activities are integrated throughout the text. · More personal and conversational tone of this 2nd edition makes material more accessible · Reorganized reflection on the history of nursing puts contemporary issues into context · Expanded discussion of issues related to professional relationships, systems within which nurses work, technology and patient self-determination promotes exploration of issues facing nursing today (Key words: Ethics, Issues, Nursing, Trends)

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  • More personal and conversational tone of this 2nd edition makes material more accessible
  • Reorganized reflection on the history of nursing puts contemporary issues into context
  • Expanded discussion of issues related to professional relationships, systems within which nurses work, technology and patient self-determination promotes exploration of issues facing nursing today

Author Bio

Burkhardt, Peggy : West Virginia University



Nathaniel, Alvita : West Virginia University

Table of Contents

Part I - Guides for Principled Behavior

Chapter 1 Social, Philosophical, and Other Historical Forces Influencing the Development of Nursing
Chapter 2 Ethical Theory
Chapter 3 Ethical Principles

Part II - Development and Practice of Principled Behavior Chapter 4 Values Clarification

Chapter 5 Developing Values
Chapter 6 Ethical Decision Making

Part III - Principled Behavior in the Professional Domain

Chapter 7 Legal Issues
Chapter 8 Professional Issues
Chapter 9 Issues Related to Professional Relationships
Chapter 10 Practice Issues Related to Technology
Chapter 11 Practice Issues Related to Patient Self-Determination
Chapter 12 Scholarship Issues

Part IV - Global Issues that Impinge on Nursing Practice

Chapter 13 Health Care changes and Challenges
Chapter 14 Issues Related to Health Policy
Chapter 15 Economic Issues
Chapter 16 Social Issues
Chapter 17 Gender Issues
Chapter 18 Transcultural and Spiritual Issues

Part V - The Power to Make a Difference

Chapter 19 Empowerment for Nurses
Chapter 20 Enabling Patient Empowerment

Appendix A: American Nurses Association: Code for Nurses with Interpretive Statements
Appendix B: American Hospital Association: A Patient's Bill of Rights
Appendix C: Canadian Nurses Association Code of Ethics: An Ethical Basis for Nursing in Canada
Appendix D: International Council of Nurses: Code for Nurses

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