All About Nursing and Ethics
The goal of this course is to help nurses learn about the theories of moral development and ethics and apply them to their nursing practice.

Course Publication Date: March 16, 2023

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:AANE1222
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Medical & Surgical Issues
Leadership & Case Management
Professional Issues
Learning Objectives
  • Discuss the difference between nursing ethics and medical ethics, if there is one.

  • Describe what the term ‘ethics’ refers to as related to the nursing process.

  • Discuss what a nurse’s ethical responsibility is in today’s world.

  • Describe the difference between maleficence and beneficence.

  • Discuss the branch of applied ethics that concerns itself with activities in the field of nursing.

  • Differentiate between the two modern-day theorists of moral development.

  • Define ‘consequentialism’ and ‘non-consequentialism’.

  • List three applications of moral development to today's nursing profession.


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