Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act
Quality & Safety Education for Nursing
Situation Background Assessment Recommendation
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4 Basic principals of the code of ethics
System of ethics that defines actions as right or wrong & doesn't look at consequences.
Freedom from external control
Taking positive actions to help others
Avoidance of harm or hurt.
Refers to fairness
Promotion of open discussion with out fear of recrimination whenever mistakes, especially those involving adverse event, occur or nearly occur.
Agreement to keep promises. Follow thru on your actions & interventions.
7 steps to Process an ethical dilemma
1. Ask "is it a dilemma"
2. Gather info
3. Check yo' self
4. Verbalize the problem
5. Available courses of action
6. Negotiate an outcome (ethics council)