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What are the 5 parts of professional values?

altruism
autonomy
human dignity
integrity
social justice

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Concern for the welfare and well-being of others. In professional practice this is reflected by the concern for welfare of patients, other nurses, and health care providers.

altruism

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What is an example of altruism?

demonstrating understanding of cultures, beliefs, and perspectives of others
-advocacy for most vulnerable
-taking risks for patients
-mentoring other professionals

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The right to self determination. Professional practice reflects this when the nurse respects patients rights to make decisions about health care.

autonomy

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What is an example of autonomy?

-honoring the right of patients and families to make decisions
-planning care in partnership with pt
-providing infor so pt can make informed decision

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This is the respect for inherent worth and uniqueness. Professionals show this by valuing all patients and colleagues.

Human dignity

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What is an example of human dignity?

-providing culturally respectful and sensitive care
-protecting privacy
-providing confidentiality
-design care in partnership

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Acting in accordance with an appropriate code of ethics. This is reflected professionally when the nurse is honest and provides care based on ethics.

Integrity

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What is an example of integrity?

-provide honest infor to patients and public
-document care accurately
-remedy errors made by self and others
-demonstrate accountability

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Upholding moral, legal, and humanistic principles. Reflected professionally when the nurse works to ensure equal treatment under the law and equal access to quality health care

social justice

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What is an example of social justice?

-support fairness and nondiscrimination in delivery of care
-promote universal access to healthcare
-encourage legislation to advance nursing and health care

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Ethics that encompass all the perspectives that seek to understand human nature and behavior, the domain of social science, and the natural world.

Bioethics

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A subset of bioethics; formal study of ethical issues that arise in the practice of nursing and of the analysis used by nurses to make ethical judgements.

Nursing ethics

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What are the 5 principles of bioethics?

Autonomy
Beneficence
Nonmaleficence
Justice
Fidelity

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5 principles of bioethics:
Respect the rights of patients or their surrogates that make health care decisions

autonomy

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5 principles of bioethics:
Benefit the patient, and balance benefits against risks and harm

beneficence

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5 principles of bioethics:
avoid harm or hurt

nonmaleficence

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5 principles of bioethics:
being fair

justice

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5 principles of bioethics:
fidelity

agreement to keep promises