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Ethical Decisions in Nursing Management

Contact Hours Awarded: 1.5

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Course Overview

Ethical Decisions in Nursing Management

Author: Brian Rogers

“Most ethical codes address common elements, such as beneficence (doing good), non-maleficence (doing no harm), respect for patient autonomy, confidentiality, honesty, distributive justice, and respect for the law,” (1). However, this CEU will explore everyday ethical decisions that those in nursing management are commonly faced with; case studies will be used to broaden your thinking on how to make ethically-sound choices. 

Course Outline

  1. Introduction to Ethical Decisions in Nursing Management
  2. Case Study  
  3. New York State Protocol  
  4. Reflection on the Scenario
  5. Applying to Nursing Management  
  6. Case Study  
  7. References

Accreditation Statement

Nursing CE Central is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

In this course we will discuss ethical scenarios for nursing management. It will take the average learner 90 minutes to complete.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Describe day-to-day ethical issues that nursing management faces. 
  2. List five steps to create an ethical workplace.  
  3. Explain the ethical importance of promoting patient autonomy.

Target Audience

  • Registered Nurses (RN)
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN)
  • Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN/LVN)

Requirement for Completion

  1. Enrollment in the course by the learner
  2. Read and learn all course materials
  3. Complete the course evaluation
  4. Attest and testify learning of the course materials

Accreditations + Approvals

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) (P0614)
  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP 17418)
  • Kentucky Board of Nursing (7-0090)
  • Louisiana State Board of Nursing (58)
  • New York State Department of Education (IC 208)
  • Florida Board of Nursing (50-23983)

Conflict of Interest Statement

Nursing CE Central nor any of the authors, planners, content experts or any contributors have a commercial interest nor were influenced by commercial interests in the creation of this course, financially or otherwise.

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Course created on: June 28, 2021

Course Expires on: June 28, 2024

Course Offering: #100