Week 4: Ethical and Legal Issues
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Read one of the following.
Stefaniak, M., & Mazurkiewicz, B. (2017). The importance of adhering to high standards of research ethics. British Journal of Nursing, 26(1), 62. http://proxy.chamberlain.edu:8080/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=ccm&AN=120706824&site=eds-live&scope=site (Links to an external site.)
Feeney, S., & Freeman, N. K. (2016). Ethical issues: Responsibilities and dilemmas. YC: Young Children, 71(1), 86. http://proxy.chamberlain.edu:8080/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=edb&AN=114680496&site=eds-live (Links to an external site.)
Questions for first article:
- Describe one reason for adhering to high standards in ethics.
- What are the dangers of conflict of interest?
Questions for second article:
- Discuss the difference between ethical responsibility and ethical dilemma.
- Share an experience of ethical dilemma or moral distress in nursing today.
Ethics and legal issues are of foremost concern when conducting medical research. As you read the case studies, consider how ethics and the law can play a part in these situations. How can subjects be vulnerable or harmed? What are the incidence and prevalence of moral distress in nursing today?
I am sure we will have another great week of thoughtful discussion and application of this week learning