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School of Nursing
Nursing (NURS)
Ethical Foundations of Nursing
Ethical Foundations of Nursing
Summer 2016
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Theories and principles related to common ethical and moral dilemmas faced by nursing professionals in their clinical practice. Methods of analyzing and resolving moral dilemmas using clinical decision making frameworks; methods for increasing awareness by examining and understanding the impact of the nurse’s own value system.
At the completion of this course, the student will be able to: 1.) Define commonly used principles and theories involved in bioethical decision making. 2.) Identify historical factors that shaped the evolution of healthcare ethics 3.) Describe the major bioethical dilemmas encountered by age, role, and population-specific groups. 4.) Apply clinical decision-making frameworks to problem-solve bioethical dilemmas in clinical practice situations. 5.) Recognize the impact of personal values in ethical reasoning and nursing practice. 6.) Engage in collaborative interaction with group members to analyze contemporary bioethical issues.
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