Ethical Principles of Nursing
An individual's right of self-determination and freedom of decision making.
Doing good for clients and providing benefit balanced against risk.
Doing no harm to clients.
Being fair to all and giving equal treatment, including distributing benefits, risks, and costs equally.
Being loyal and faithful to commitments and accountable for responsibilities.
Telling the truth and not intentionally deceiving or misleading clients.
The prohibition of some disclosures of information gained in certain relationships without the consent of the original source of the information.
A right of limited physical or informational inaccessibility.