Note book 1
From your own opinion, is it important for nurses to study ethics? Take a mental walk around your ward/department and watch the nurses at work. Do the nurses in your workplace apply ethical theories and/or ethical principles in clinical practice setting? What kind of values do they portray? What do you think of the current values in nursing ethics in comparison to the expected ethical behaviours for nurses? Write your thoughts in the Note book.
I strongly agree we as a nurse must learn ethics especially in ability to make a best decision during ethical dilemma happen in everyday at ward, as a professional nurse how we help patient in advocacy role, to handle it when involve our own personal moral value, belief and experience effect on decision making but what is mean by ethics? “Ethics is a system or philosophy of conduct and principle, whereas morals give the boundaries for acceptable behavior ” ( Barrocas et al.,2003,p.37). Besides that , “ethics is rooted in the legal system and reflects the political values of our society ( Chaloner, 2007).
Currently I work at ICU/CCU, everyday facing with critically ills patient either intubation and ventilated or decision in required for next treatment.…show more content… “ethics is truly the business of every practicing professional” ( Hamrie, 2002, p.176).That why we should have honesty and integrity to telling the truth, provides honest information to patient, document care honestly and accurately, some more it can build strong about nurse patient relationship. Secondly, I believe value of altruism is very important at Malaysia country also causes since childhood we learn moral about different religion with different races and belief, so we must understand cultures, beliefs and perspectives of others. Third, I believe it still our responsible to do our job professional according to nursing professional, to deliver a better care from different