Reference To The ANA Code Of Ethics For Nurses

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Well in reference to the code of ethics, I teach my new nurses that they should treat their patients like if they were taking care of their family. One wants the best for one’s family members, this way of thinking will keep you true to yourself. Also, nurses should be aware of their values and practice them. “Living our values means that we have to take seriously the fifth provision of the ANA Code — our obligation to care for ourselves so that we can care for others.” ("5 considerations for RNs facing ethical challenges on the Job," 2015, p. 11). According to the Nursing Voice, 2015, When dealing with ethical issues one should: know yourself; live your values; listen to your intuitive gut; seek assistance and guidance of others; and exercise
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