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Nursing Ethics‚ Part 6 - CE564
Nursing Ethics‚ Part 6
No Easy Answers, Ethical Dilemmas in Bioethics

CE564 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Arlene Orhon Jech, RN, BSN
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The goal of this program is to inform nurses about ethical subjects, such as genetic testing, organ transplantation, and physician-assisted suicide, to help them better serve their patients and communities. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Explain the difference between physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia
  • Explain how death is defined using donation after cardiac death criteria
  • State two ways genetic screening can put a person at risk
  • Identify ethical challenges for nurses caring for patients/families contemplating genetic testing, organ donation or assisted suicide
  • Access resources to educate nurses and the public about ethical issues related to genetic testing, organ donation and assisted suicide

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 8/17/2015

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