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Understanding Ethics for Nursing Students Peter Ellis

Understanding Ethics for Nursing Students By Peter Ellis

Understanding Ethics for Nursing Students by Peter Ellis


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Summary

Ethics can impact the decisions nurses make in their day-to-day work, so it's important that students develop their understanding of ethical frameworks as preparation for future practice. In this book, the author explains ethical ideas, theories and concepts in simple to understand terms, focussing on real-life nursing situations that makes it easy to apply these principles to your practice.

Understanding Ethics for Nursing Students Summary

Understanding Ethics for Nursing Students by Peter Ellis

Ethics have an significant impact on the decisions nurses make in their day-to-day work, so it's important for all student nurses to develop their understanding of ethical frameworks as preparation for future practice. In this book, the author explains ethical ideas, theories and concepts in simple to understand terms, focussing on real-life nursing situations in order to make applying these principles to practice easy. This book will make student nurses consider their own values, and how ethics fit into who they are and how they behave, helping them to unlock this interesting and complex subject.

Key features:

* Fully mapped to the new NMC standards of proficiency for registered nurses (2018)

* A practical guide that explores how ethics applies to nursing and where theory fits in

* Contains real work case studies with an emphasis on ethical decision making

* Activities challenge students to reflect on their own values, experiences and prejudices and think about how ethics fits in with who they are and how they behave

Understanding Ethics for Nursing Students Reviews

This book provides the essential ethical, reflective approach that is needed in nursing, offering a framework which helps guide and develop an individual's own thoughts, and encouraging decision-making that is based on a sound ethical understanding. It strengthens the ability of nurses to develop the values that will underpin their work and enable them to offer ethical services and leadership in the years to come.
-- Celia Pyke-Lees, Retired Chief Executive; St Michael's Hospice, St. Leonards on Sea

About Peter Ellis

Peter Ellis is an independent nursing and health and social care writer and consultant. Peter was most recently a Registered Manager and Nursing Director in the Hospice and social care settings settings. Prior to this, he was a senior lecturer and programme director at Canterbury Christ Church University where he taught leadership and management, among other topics, to undergraduate and postgraduate students. Peter is also an Honorary Senior Research Fellow of Canterbury Christ Church University and has a special interest, including ongoing research, in palliative and end-of-life care.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introducing ethics Chapter 2: Developing ethical understanding through reflection Chapter 3: What ethics is and what ethics is not Chapter 4: Ethical Theories Chapter 5: Rights Chapter 6: Protecting and promoting autonomy Chapter 7: Dilemmas at the start and end of life Chapter 8: Your ethical future

Additional information

NGR9781526474520
9781526474520
1526474522
Understanding Ethics for Nursing Students by Peter Ellis
New
Paperback
SAGE Publications Ltd
2020-04-23
192
N/A
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