Nurses Code Of Ethics

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Kimberly, There are inherent risks associated with every health professional having the same code of ethics. One is that the level of care various health professionals provides is uniquely different. Yes, nurses and doctors both treat patients but, depended on the services they provide the code of ethics would not and should not be the same. For example, nurses as hospital staff follow the direction of physicians. Their training and scope of practice is limited in comparison to physicians. Their codes ultimately hinge on two separate tasks nurses “work in partnership with the people in their care” in caring out the instructions of the physician (Griffith, 2015, p. 250). Whereas, physicians on the other end are using the symptoms that

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