Ethical Principles are the basis for rules that govern ethical conduct, such as the Code for Nurses. Any analysis of the ethical aspects of a situation should identify and discuss the relevant ethical principles. Understanding and applying these ethical principles is a basic skill necessary for success in this course. As discussed in the readings, some basic ethical principles are:
- Respect for Others
In your assignment, include discussion of these principles, demonstrating that you have done the reading and can apply this learning to our discussion.
Aiken, T. D. (2004). Legal, ethical, and political issues in nursing (2nd ed.). Philadelphia, PA: F.A. Davis Company.