Tag Archives: nursing ethics

Are You an Ethical Nurse?

Typically nursing students learn four ethical principles that should or do guide our practice: beneficence, nonmaleficence, justice, and autonomy....

Stop! Do You Have Consent?

Consent in medicine is one of the many issues that initially seem obvious and clear-cut and turn out to...

Get a Vaccine or a Pink Slip

I wrote recently about the pertussis outbreak and vaccine. Since then, my hospital and others have made the flu...

Nursing: Job or Lifestyle?

In the last 6 months I have seen and participated in some heated online discussions about whether nursing is...