Essay On Ethical Issues In Nursing Ethics

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6. Bill of Rights: This topic is taken from module 6.1 of BMN03 of the Ethical Issues in Nursing Practice. It is all about human rights and dignity, that is the patient’s bill of rights, the eight key areas in the bill of rights, the major goals, and uses of the bill of rights, freedoms to be given to the patient, then the evidence-based report on the relationship between ethics and rights. 6.1 Personal context: Personally the patient’s bill of rights includes the laydown guideline that ensures patients are protected and get accurate information, fair treatment and autonomy over medical decisions with other rights and it is formed on the basis of ‘’RIGHT TO LIFE”. It works to meet patients’ needs and at the same time respecting their rights. 6.2 Social context: The patient’s bill of rights encourages a strong…show more content…
The nurses should conversant with the patient’s bill of rights and apply them in practice to protect themselves and patients too. 7. Understanding Ethical Dilemma: The topic is taken from module 7.1 of BMN03 of the Ethical Issues in Nursing Practice. The topic deals with the ethical dilemmas that nurses encounter daily in the practice of their profession, origin of ethical issues, types of ethical dilemma, common ethical dilemmas faced by nurses every day, decision-making model in ethical issues, and lastly scenarios of ethical issues with examples. 7.1 Personal context: Dilemma occurs when one is faced with a situation where one is to choose between unsatisfactory equal alternatives. Nurses are faced with some ethical dilemmas on daily bases such as pro-choice versus pro-life issue, freedom versus control of patient, truth telling versus deception, distribution of limited resources, and empirical knowledge versus personal belief in nursing
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