Ethics in Nursing


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1. Introduction to ethics
a) Historical overview
b) Values and observations
c) Basic discipline of ethics:
– Traditional ethics
– Ethical theories
– Ethical principles
– Ethics and law
– Bioethics.
2. Ethical principles in nursing care
a) Standards of ethical behaviour:
– Code of Ethics
– Declarations and documents in nursing care.
b) Legal bases
3. Ethical issues and ethical dilemmas in nursing care.
4. Models for the analysis of ethical problems and ethical decision-making models
– Selection and usage of appropriate ethical model
– Possibilities and limitations in the application of ethical model.