Ethics have an significant impact on the decisions nurses make in their day-to-day work, so it’s important for all student nurses to develop their understanding of ethical frameworks as preparation for future practice. In this book, the author explains ethical ideas, theories and concepts in simple to understand terms, focussing on real-life nursing situations in order to make applying these principles to practice easy. This book will make student nurses consider their own values, and how ethics fit into who they are and how they behave, helping them to unlock this interesting and complex subject.
· Fully mapped to the new NMC standards of proficiency for registered nurses (2018)
· A practical guide that explores how ethics applies to nursing and where theory fits in
· Contains real work case studies with an emphasis on ethical decision making
· Activities challenge students to reflect on their own values, experiences and prejudices and think about how ethics fits in with who they are and how they behave