Ethics at the Bedside

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Updated 16 May 2024 Certificate ANCC Accredited

Clinical ethics can be defined simply as the applied practice of ethical decision-making in the clinical setting. This Ausmed Course explores the fundamental clinical ethics components commonly present in contemporary healthcare.

Content

7 Video Units • 15 Questions
Introduction
2m
Pretest
3 Questions
Clinical Ethics 101
2m
A History of Broken Rules
2 Questions
5m
Common Sources of Conflict in Clinical Ethics
2 Questions
12m
Medical Ethics and Nursing Ethics: is There Any Difference?
3 Questions
4m
The Clinical Ethics Process
3 Questions
9m
Pre-reflection
1 Question
Conclusion
1m
Post-reflection
1 Question

What you'll learn:

1

Use knowledge of the origins and principles of the clinical ethics model to confidently perform your unique role as a clinical nurse in the ethical decision-making process

2

Recognise and navigate common sources of ethical conflict in healthcare settings to promote best outcomes for patients

3

Encourage patient participation in clinical ethics decision-making as necessary, by applying clinical ethics competence awareness and advocacy skills.

Who it's for:

This Ausmed Course is designed for all clinical nurses working in any hospital or community setting.

Why it's needed:

All of us who work in healthcare will be confronted by a wide range of ethical dilemmas during the course of our day-to-day work. There is a need to make rapid decisions, yet this can be complicated by high workloads, complex systems and human factors.

There is an ever-present need to access education that supports clinicians to build ethical competence and advocacy skills in order to not only participate in clinical ethics decision-making, but also to confidently initiate clinical ethics processes when necessary.

Purpose

The purpose of this Ausmed Course is to empower the clinical nurse to actively contribute to ethical decision-making in all healthcare settings.

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Last updated16 May 2024

Published22 Oct 2018

Due for review29 Apr 2025
ANCC Accredited
This course has been published with the American Nurses Credentialing Center Accreditation.
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Anyone involved in the creation of Ausmed content declare that they have no conflicts of interest. Generic or non-proprietary names of medications or products have been used where possible.

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