What is the earliest document of law governing ethics?
Code of Hammurabi
How did Hippocates view disease?
casued by natural disasters, diseases were not evil
Why is their no early record of nursing care?
because most early nurses were slaves
What was the first purely nurses association?
Who were the RN historical figures in the Civil War?
Tubman, Alcott, Truth and Barton
Who was the Vital Redcross founder?
Who was the first trained U.S. nurse?
Which RN died as a result of proving that YELLOW FEVER came from mosquitoes?
Who was the first healthcare provider to contract aids?
Barbara Fassbinder in 1994
Your patient decides to refuse treatments for a possible curable malignancy, and has decided to tell their spouse; what do you do?
make sure you have given all info possible, and they have considered every option
A nurse educator ask a student nurse what is the difference between the Code of Ethics and the Standards of Nursing Care. What are they?
Code of Ethics is higher than legal standards, never give care less than legal standards.
What is framework for making a decision in an ethical dilemma?
ANA Code of Ethics
You are the nurse caring for a vent paitent, the family changes them and has the vent removed. How does the nurse make sense of the change?
What are the organ donation ethical issues?
allocation of organs, children, cloning and selling or organs.
What is fedelity?
What is veracity?
telling the truth
What is Nonmaleficence
Do no harm