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The Nursing Code of Ethics – What Should you Expect?

Posted on26. Feb, 2009 by .

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Grant Eckert asked: Perhaps history’s most famous nurse, Florence Nightingale, gave her name to the earliest version of today’s Code of Ethics back in 1893, when a “Nightingale Pledge” was established. In 1926, The American Journal of Nursing published a provisional code, although it wasn’t formally accepted by the American Nursing Association until over 30 […]

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Ethics in the Field of Nursing

Posted on01. Jan, 2007 by .

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Shawn Thomas asked: Nursing is a profession that demands trust. A patient places their health and well being not only in the hands of their physicians, but in the hands of their nurses as well. So, to ensure that new nurses understand, and experienced nurses remember, this aspect of their profession, a nurse‚Äôs code of […]

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