Nursing Practices: The ANA Code Of Ethics

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Bridgett Beuckens How sad it is that nursing leaders allow, much less participate in such acts. The stress and responsibilities this author was subjected to are not fair nor safe. The ANA Code of Ethics addresses occurrences as in this scenario. Provision 4.1 states nurses are responsible and accountable for the nursing care he or she provides to patients (p473). By the author accepting the responsibility of x number of patients, she became legally liable. Also, Provision 4.2 addresses the fact that all nurses are accountable for decisions and actions taken in the course of the nursing practice (P473). Although no harm was done, nursing professionals must learn from wrongful acts and stand up for what we know and believe is ethically

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