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chapter 6

7 steps of the valuing process choose frelly, choose from alternatives, choose after reviewing consquences, prise with pride, prize with affiration, act on choice, act consistent
professional values altruism, autonomy, human dignity, intergrity, justice
types of ethics bioethics, clinical ethics, nurisng ethics
2 action guiding theories ulitarian, deontologic
utilitarian rightness or wrongness of action depends on the outcome of action
deontologic rightness or wrongness of action independent of outcome
autonomy pt has right to make own healthcare decision - even the right to refuse care
nonmaleficence do no harm
beneficence benefit the pt
justice act fairly/distribute rescources fairly
fidelity keep promisess
purpose of code of ethics statement of ethical obligations and duties of the RN
2 types of ethical problem ethical dilemma, ethical distress
ethical dilemma 2 or more clear choices apply- unsure of which action to implement
ethical distress action is clear but it is difficult to follow thru
functions of ethic committee education, policy making, case review, consultation
advocacy in nursing practice primary commitment is to the pt
using the nursing process to make ethical decision assess (gather data), diagnose the problem (id the problem),plan, implement decision, evaluate decision
awareness of personal values important because________________. personal values influence ethical decison making
Created by: N119