Evaluation of Code of Ethics Name Institution Evaluation of Code Ethics: American Nurses Association The American Nurses Association a professional organization established to represent registered nurses in the United States serves the functions of advocating the interests of nurses. The association founded in 1896 went by the name of: Nurses Associated Alumnae. It acquired its current name the American Nurses Association in 1911 (Ki & Kim 2009). According to the mission statement its members endeavor to protect promote and optimize the provision of health services to the people. Moreover the organization seeks to prevent sickness and injury mitigate people’s suffering through proper diagnosis and treatment of human reactions. The association also organizes advocacy campaigns to sensitize the masses on the importance of proper health management. These campaigns happen regularly across the nation. As the umbrella union of all registered nurses across the 54 member states the association regulates the and other people observing a solid commitment to giving fair treatment to people with integrity. Kims’s ethics statement relates to the American Nurses Association code of ethics because both documents advocate for dignity and professionalism in the dispensation of the services. In addition they serve to regulate the working environment so that the workers do not go out of the dictates of ethics in the provision of health services. In Ki and Kim’s statement there is need to add how the application of ethics should affect the outside environment. Kim’s statement sums up the ethical requirements that an organization should abide by in the handling of affairs. It gives a clear picture of what aspects to incorporate in the ethics statement of a modern institution. Reference Ki E. & Kim S. (2009). Ethics Statements of Public Relations Firms: What Do They Say?. Journal Of Business Ethics 91(2) 223-236. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10551-009-0080-6 [...]
Using the Ki & Kim article as a guide, find an organization’s ethics statement. Follow the steps that Ki & Kim used to analyze the ethics statement. Complete the following tasks and answer the questions in a 750-1000 word response: Briefly discuss the organization you selected. Analyze the ethics statement based on the six categories Ki & Kim used. (see pp. 227-228 of article). Discuss your results in comparison to the article’s results. How do you feel this ethics statement relates to the organization you selected? What do you like about the statement? What should be added/changed in the statement?