The Canadian Nurses Association on the Ethical Responsibilities of the Nurse


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The Canadian Nurses Association on the Ethical Responsibilities of the Nurse
The Canadian Nurses Association states on their website the ethical responsibilities of the nurse. These ethical responsibilities are listed as primary values and include providing safe, compassionate, competent and ethical care, promoting health and well-being, promoting and respecting informed decision-making, preserving dignity, maintaining privacy and confidentiality , promoting justice and being accountable. These ethical responsibilities have evolved from traditional nursing theories such as deontology, utilitarianism, consequentialism and virtue ethics. According to McCurry et al (2009) nurses in promote the common good and in the dignity of the individual....
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