Application of Ethical Decision Making to Nursing Practice

Author: Dr. Catherine Robichaux, PhD, RN, CCRN, CNS
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826126383
Format: PDF, ePub
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This is a unique, innovative professional nursing ethics textbook designed specifically for all practicing nurses and to meet the educational needs of all nursing students, including RN to BSN and RN to MSN students. Written by experts in the field, it discusses ethical concepts relevant to the registered nurse who has practiced for several years but is learning higher level concepts and applications. This text addresses different areas of professional practice and is rich with case studies illustrating the need for ethical competence and decision making. The book fulfills the necessary criteria for the AACN Essentials for Baccalaureate Education and the QSEN and IOM competencies. It also integrates relevant provisions and statements from the revised Code for Nurses (ANA, 2015). Clear and concise, the text relates content to the nurse's current practice and introduces a framework for the development of ethical competence, from recognition of an ethical situation to implementation of a justifiable action. A decision-making model that includes elements of care and virtue ethics is also included. Essential communication and conflict skills are addressed, in addition to the role of the ethics committee and ethics consultation. The book discusses common ethical issues likely to be encountered, how to recognize and address moral distress, and ethical practice as it relates to research, quality, and safety. Case studies that incorporate evidence-informed research provide the opportunity to develop ethical skills and apply decisionmaking principles. Relevant QSEN competencies and provisions and statements from the ANA's revised Code for Nurses (2015) are featured in each chapter. Interactive exercises and questions and PowerPoints provide further opportunity for critical thinking. KEY FEATURES: Addresses the specific needs of practicing nurses and students in the RN to BSN and RN to MSN courses Fulfills AACN Essentials, IOM competencies, and QSEN KSAs Integrates relevant provisions and statements from the revised Code for Nurses (ANA, 2015) Builds upon previous practice experience Discusses ethical competence in a variety of practice environments Includes case studies to apply ethical competencies

Ethical Decision Making in Nursing and Health Care

Author: James H. Husted
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826114518
Format: PDF, ePub
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Named a 2013 Doody's Core Title! "This book provides a systematic approach to bioethical decision making, a process that can help clarify situations where right and wrong are not clearly definedÖ.This should be a valuable book for ethics and theory courses." Score: 100, 5 stars --Doody's Husted and Husted's classic nursing ethics text provides a systematic approach to bioethical decision making that can help clarify situations where "right" and "wrong" are not clearly defined. Based on the interaction of health professional and patient, this approach focuses on well-being and the right to self-direction for both. Numerous case studies provide practice in bioethical decision making, with nearly 50 case studies analyzed in detail. This fourth edition nursing ethics text includes two new chapters, along with a teacher's online manual for enhanced pedagogy: The first new chapter describes the four traditional ethical systems and how they pertain to interaction in the health care setting while the second new chapter expands upon the importance of context. The final chapter on "Symphonology" has been revised for use by master's and doctoral students, with numerous other chapters revised or rearranged, and various teaching tools updated - from chapter-ending questions to dilemmas and case studies. Nurse educators and their students, practicing nurses, physicians and allied health professionals will find this book an invaluable resource, now and into the future. New Digital Supplements: New to this edition is a digital supplement for educators who adopt this book for classroom use. The online teacher's manual, which can be obtained from Springer Publishing Company, provides a wealth of information for instructor's to plan their teaching activities and to enhance active learning for students. It will assist faculty in preparing for class, and in decreasing preparation time. The online teacher's manual includes: Chapter summaries Major focus areas Classroom activities PowerPoint Slides Test-bank

Understanding Ethics and Ethical Decision Making

Author: Vincent Icheku, BSc (Hons), PGCE, PGDi
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1465351310
Format: PDF, Docs
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This book has been about ethics and ethical decision making. As ethical refl ection permeates every decision made in practice, the book discussed the importance of developing moral reasoning ability, which is crucial for handling ethical dilemma and making ethical decisions in nursing and social work practice. The book encouraged the use of models as another form of ethical decision-making paradigms. The book used discussions based on case studies to illustrate how ethics inform practice and allow one to make decisions that are morally justifi able. “This book will enable our students to gain a step by step approach to the knowledge and application of Ethics to practice. The book drew from the work of many scholars and designed a simple model to help students gain the knowledge of ethical analysis and decision making”. Vidal Johnson, Senior Lecturer in Law and Ethics, London South Bank University “I was impressed by the way this author consistently addressed both social work and nursing ethical issues, highlighting the importance of ethics and application in nursing and social work practice”. Michelle Evans, Senior lecturer in Learning Disability/Mental Health and Social Work, London South Bank University “Most other published books on nursing and social work ethics are often laden with theories and principles. This book offers an excellent contribution to the understanding of the relationship between learning ethical theories and principles and their practice applications”. Jude C. Ibe, Principal lecturer in Dept. of Family Care and Mental Health; University of Greenwich, London.

Ethical Decision Making for the 21st Century Counselor

Author: Donna S. Sheperis
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483322335
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Ethical practice is an essential aspect of counselor training. In order for counselors to competently work with clients, they must be well versed in ethical codes, ethical decision making, and legal issues impacting the profession. Ethical Decision Making for the 21st Century Counselor provides the fundamentals of ethical practice, with emphasis on ethical decision making and is structured to facilitate the development of these skills. Authors Donna S. Sheperis, Stacy L. Henning, and Michael M. Kocet move the reader through a developmental process of understanding and applying ethical decision making. Individuals will be able to incorporate ethical practice into their understanding of the counseling process and integrate ethical decision making models into their counseling practice. This unique approach differs from existing texts because of its strong emphasis on practical decision making and focus on understanding the process of applying a standard ethical decision model to any ethical scenario. Students build a foundation in how to evaluate an ethical situation and feel confident that they have applied a set of decision models to reach the best decision.

Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements

Author: American Nurses Association
Publisher: Nursesbooks.org
ISBN: 1558101764
Format: PDF, Docs
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Pamphlet is a succinct statement of the ethical obligations and duties of individuals who enter the nursing profession, the profession's nonnegotiable ethical standard, and an expression of nursing's own understanding of its commitment to society. Provides a framework for nurses to use in ethical analysis and decision-making.

Leadership and Management Competence in Nursing Practice

Author: Audrey M. Beauvais, DNP, MSN, MBA, RN,
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826125344
Format: PDF, Docs
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Written specifically for the experienced nurse enrolled in an RN to BSN program, this text guides nurses through an interactive critical-thinking process to become effective and confident nurse leaders. All nurses involved with direct patient care already rely on similar strategies to oversee patient safety, make care decisions, and integrate plan of care in collaboration with patients and families. This text expounds upon that knowledge and provides a firm base to reach the next steps in academia and practice, enabling the BSN-prepared nurse can tackle serious issues in care delivery with a high-level of self-awareness and skill. Leadership and Management Competence in Nursing Practice relies on a keen understanding of what experienced nurses already bring to the classroom. Written in a clear and concise manner, this text provides a core framework and useful skills and strategies to successfully lead nursing and healthcare forward. Chapters delve into discussions of leadership skills and personal attributes of leaders with minimal repetition of material covered in associate degree program. Content builds on the framework of AACN Essentials of Baccalaureate Education, IOM Competencies, and QSEN KSAs. Each chapter is filled with case scenarios to promote critical-thinking and decision-making. Self-assessment tools featured throughout the text enable nurses to evaluate their current strengths, areas for growth, and learning needs. Key Features: Provides information needed for the Associate Degree Nurse to advance to the professionally prepared Baccalaureate Degree Nurse Each chapter contains relevant critical thinking exercises, vignettes, and case studies targeted to the RN – BSN audience Each chapter contains end-of-Chapter Learning Assessments: What Do You Know Now? Self-assessment tools included in most chapters for the reader to see where they are now on the topic and to what point they need to advance to obtain competence and confidence in the professional nursing role. Provides information and skills needed by nurses specific to a variety of healthcare settings. Instructor Ancillary Package is included

Advanced Practice Nursing

Author: Ann B. Hamric
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455739804
Format: PDF, ePub
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Preceded by: Advanced practice nursing. 4th ed. c2009.

Advanced Practice Nursing E Book

Author: Ann B. Hamric
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455739790
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Addressing all major advanced practice nursing competencies, roles, and issues, Advanced Practice Nursing: An Integrative Approach, 5th Edition provides a clear, comprehensive, and current introduction to APN today. It applies APN core competencies to the major APN roles — including the burgeoning Nurse Practitioner role — and covers topics ranging from the evolution of APN to evidence-based practice, leadership, ethical decision-making, and health policy. This edition includes a new chapter on the international development of APN, new and enhanced illustrations, and a colorful new reader-friendly format for improved readability. From internationally known APN experts Ann Hamric, Charlene Hanson, Mary Fran Tracy, and Eileen O'Grady, along with a host of internationally recognized APN contributors, Advanced Practice Nursing introduces you to APN and helps you identify an APN role, develop key competencies for that role, and succeed as an APN. Coverage of APN core competencies defines and describes all competencies, including direct clinical practice, guidance and coaching, consultation, evidence-based practice (EBP), leadership, collaboration, and ethical decision-making. Operationalizes and applies APN core competencies to the major APN specialties including the Clinical Nurse Specialist, the Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, the Certified Nurse-Midwife, and the Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist. Content on managing APN environments addresses such factors as business planning and reimbursement; marketing, negotiating, and contracting; regulatory, legal, and credentialing requirements; health policy issues; and nursing outcomes and performance improvement research. Unique Exemplar boxes provide real-life scenarios, showing APN competencies in action. In-depth discussions of educational strategies show how nurses develop competencies as they progress into advanced practice. Discussions of APN role development clearly explain the career trajectory that you can anticipate as you transition to advanced practice.

Hamric Hanson s Advanced Practice Nursing E Book

Author: Mary Fran Tracy
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323447708
Format: PDF, Docs
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Edited and written by a Who’s Who of internationally known advanced practice nursing experts, Hamric and Hanson's Advanced Practice Nursing: An Integrative Approach, 6th Edition helps you develop an understanding of the various advanced practice nursing (APN) roles. This bestselling textbook provides a clear, comprehensive, and contemporary introduction to APN today, addressing all major APN competencies, roles, and issues. It covers topics ranging from the evolution of APN to evidence-based practice, leadership, ethical decision-making, and health policy. New to this edition is expanded coverage of interprofessional collaborative practice, updated coverage of APN roles related to implementation of healthcare reform in the U.S., updated and expanded coverage of IOM and QSEN, a global focus on international APN, and much more! Coverage of all APN core competencies defines and describes all competencies, including direct clinical practice, guidance and coaching, consultation, evidence-based practice, leadership, collaboration, and ethical decision-making. Operationalizes and applies the APN core competencies to the major APN specialties including the Clinical Nurse Specialist, the Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, the Certified Nurse-Midwife, and the Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist. Content on managing APN environments addresses such factors as business planning and reimbursement; marketing, negotiating, and contracting; regulatory, legal, and credentialing requirements; health policy; and nursing outcomes and performance improvement research. UNIQUE! Exemplar boxes (case studies), including Day in the Life vignettes of each APN specialty, emphasize innovative practices and coverage of advanced practice roles. In-depth discussions of educational strategies for APN competency development show how nurses develop competencies as they progress into advanced practice. NEW and UNIQUE! Expanded coverage of interprofessional collaborative practice includes the latest Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice. NEW! Updated coverage of APN roles related to implementation of healthcare in the U.S. reflects current and anticipated changes in APN roles related to healthcare reform. NEW! Coverage of IOM and QSEN has been updated and expanded. NEW! Refocused International Development of Advanced Practice Nursing chapter has been rewritten to be more global and inclusive in focus, to reflect the state of APN practice throughout all major regions of the world. NEW! Expanded content on the role of advanced practice nurses in teaching/education/mentoring and health policy related to the APN role is featured in the 6th edition.

Nursing Decision Making Skills for Practice

Author: Karen Holland
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0199641420
Format: PDF, ePub
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Nursing: Decision-Making Skills for Practice is an evidence-based guide for student nurses that prepares them to make effective decisions on the ward and in the community.