Education preparedness in ethics for the undergraduate RN Name Professor Institution Course Education preparedness in ethics for the undergraduate RN Clinical Question Problem The paper seeks to address the challenges that patients face concerning their safety in different healthcare settings because of lack of ethical preparedness for the undergraduate registered nurses. The paper will evaluate the connection between ethical education of registered nurses and improved quality healthcare delivery of patients within 180 days within a healthcare setting. The significance of the problem regarding statistics or outcomes Research by Kalaitzidis & Schmitz shows that the level of understanding of nursing ethics among the registered nurses in a healthcare setting is a clear indicator of patient survival because of poor ethical practice while attending the patients. Therefore ethical preparedness in nursing profession enhances the quality of services extended to patients registering a positive outcome. Further research proves that most of the profession can only become successful regarding service delivery through continued research and innovation. It is through exercising of nursing ethics that the profession can register positive outcomes as far as patients’ welfare is concerned. Therefore it is important that educating nurses concerning ethical issues be enhanced to cater for the needs of patients in healthcare facilities. Continued research in this field will result in different strategies of raising awareness to nurses concerning ethical practices that promote healthcare delivery and patient outcome. References Choe K. Park S. & Yoo S. (2014). Effects of constructivist teaching methods on bioethics education for nursing students: A quasi-experimental study. Nurse Education Today 34(5) 848-853. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2013.09.012 Kalaitzidis E. & Schmitz K. (2012). A study of an ethics education topic for undergraduate nursing students. Nurse Education Today 32(1) 111-115. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2011.02.006 Rosenkoetter M. & Milstead J. (2010). A code of ethics for nurse educators: Revised. Nursing Ethics 17(1) 137-139. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0969733009350946 [...]
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