This Book Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements is written by American Nurses Association. The Code is particularly useful in today’s health care environment because it reiterates the core values and commitments of the nurse, identifies the limits of duty and loyalty, and describes the duties of the nurse that extend beyond the individual. encounters with patients. This revision retains interpretive statements for each provision that provide more specific guidance for practice. The statements respond to the contemporary context of nursing and acknowledge the broader scope of nursing’s concern with health. It also includes another innovation: links to the core and supplemental documents, which will be available later in 2015. The ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements is promise that nurses are doing their best to care for their patients. and their communities and are supporting each other in the process so that all nurses can fulfill their ethical and professional obligations. It is an important tool that can be used now as a lever for a better future for nurses, patients, and health care. This Code is a reflection of nursing’s proud ethical heritage, and a guide for all nurses now and in the future.
According to the Author: The Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements (the Code) sets the ethical standard for the profession and provides guidance for nurses to use in ethical analysis and decision making. The Code is not negotiable in any environment. It can be reviewed or amended only through formal processes established by the American Nurses Association (ANA). The Code grows out of the long, distinguished, and enduring moral tradition of modern nursing in the United States. It is fundamental to nursing theory, practice, and praxis in its expression of the values, virtues, and obligations that shape, guide, and inform nursing as a profession.
|Book Name||Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements|
|Author of Book||American Nurses Association|
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The American Nurses Association is proud to announce a fully updated Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements (The Code). This book is the definitive framework for ethical analysis and decision-making for RNs at all levels of practice, roles, and settings. Revisions were made in response to the complexities of modern nursing, to simplify and more clearly articulate content, anticipate advances in health care, and incorporate aids that make it richer, more accessible, and easier to use. The Code, which consists of nine provisions and accompanying interpretive statements: Provides a succinct statement of the ethical values, obligations, and duties of each individual entering the nursing profession. It serves as the non-negotiable ethical standard of the profession. It expresses nursing’s own understanding of its commitment to society.
- It is a succinct statement of the ethical values, obligations, duties, and professional ideals of nurses individually and collectively.
- It is the non-negotiable ethical standard of the profession.
- It is an expression of nursing’s own understanding of its commitment to society.
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