The Code of Ethics for Nurses of 2001, given by American Nurses Association (ANA), outlines the ethical basis for the nursing profession. It contains nine provisions, which cover the nurses’ responsibilities toward the patients, maintenance of their personal professional growth, and their responsibilities to the profession and community.
In a minimum of 200 words, post your response to the following:
From your experience, consider a difficult ethical example that also had a cultural dilemma. Present your example and answer the following questions based on it:
- What were the ethical dilemmas for the nurse, patient, or family?
- What were the cultural dilemmas for the nurse, patient, or family?
- How can the nurse assist the patient or family in making decisions about medical care?