Honesty in Nursing Practice Academic dishonesty and unethical behavior have become common place in many disciplines including the nursing profession. Unethical behavior in classroom and clinical settings in the nursing profession include dishonesty, lying, compromising integrity and not being truthful to other students, faculty and to patients. According to Erichsen, Danielsson and Friedrichsen (2010), the ethical principle of telling the truth and honesty are highly valued in the nursing professional. The purpose of this paper is to describe an incidence in the classroom by a student that involved the concepts of honesty, truthfulness and integrity and what I learned from the experience as well as discuss the importance of adhering to and...The end:
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