Date & Time
Wednesday, November 3, 2021, 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
492 Ethical Nursing Practice: Why It Is Important and the Impact on Safe, Quality Care

Correctional nurses encounter unique ethical challenges. Education and nursing experience may not prepare the nurse to address the ethical tension that arises when professional practice and work culture collide. The choices nurses make can have an impact on their mental health, professional practice, and the delivery of quality patient care. This presentation answers the "why" of nursing ethics and offers empowerment strategies.

Educational Objectives:

Identify three areas of ethical dilemmas unique to nursing and correctional health care

Examine at least two experiences that have created ethical challenges

Create an action strategy address to ethical issues that impact patient outcomes

Level: Intermediate