Access the Canadian Nurses Association Code of Ethics by googling: “Canadian Nurses Association Code of Ethics”. On page 2 the opening statement is, “The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) Code of Ethics for Registered Nurses (herein called the Code) is a statement of the ethical values of nurses and of nurses’ commitments to persons with health-care needs and persons receiving care” (CNA, 2017).
1.Locate the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (2010,) Ethical decision-making for Registered Nurses in Alberta: Guidelines and recommendations document by searching the “Standards, guidelines, and other documents” section.
“CARNA Ethical decision-making for Registered Nurses in Alberta”.
Read pages 1-9.
The following pages contain various scenarios:
page 10: Scenario I: A Question of Continuity
page 15: Scenario II: End-Of-Life Decisions
page 18: Scenario III: Speaking Up For Safety
Choose one scenario. Read the scenario. If you chose Scenario I or III, pay particular attention to the questions in the bold font. If you chose Scenario II, pay particular attention to the ethical principles in the italicized font.
Discuss the scenario with a nursing colleague including how use of a model can assist nurses in dealing with an identified issue.