Nursing Ethics: Communities in Dialogues / Edition 1

Nursing Ethics: Communities in Dialogues / Edition 1

by Rose Mary Volbrecht Ph.D.
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130305219

ISBN-13: 9780130305213

Pub. Date: 06/29/2001

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This book presents multiple ethical theories with detailed applications to real-life scenarios in a highly readable format. Case studies address current issues in nursing ethics. Discussion of three ethical perspectives: Rule Ethics, Virtue Ethics, and Feminist Ethics helps nurses understand how each theory frames primary questions of ethics

Overview

This book presents multiple ethical theories with detailed applications to real-life scenarios in a highly readable format. Case studies address current issues in nursing ethics. Discussion of three ethical perspectives: Rule Ethics, Virtue Ethics, and Feminist Ethics helps nurses understand how each theory frames primary questions of ethics and how each approaches decision-making to address each question. A five-step framework for ethical analysis is adapted to each of the ethical theories presented, providing a systematic, step-by-step process for ethical decision-making. Case studies introduce each theory chapter An excellent resource for registered nurses, nurse practitioners as well as all other professionals in nursing field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130305213
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
06/29/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
350
Product dimensions:
6.92(w) x 8.97(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. Ethics as Communal Dialogue.

2. Rule Ethics: Reason and Impartiality.

3. Applying Rule Ethics.

4. Virtue Ethics: Character, Judgment, and Community.

5. Applying Virtue Ethics.

6. Feminist Ethics: Reconstructing the Community.

7. Applying Feminist Ethics.

8. Care for the Frail Elderly: A Comparative Analysis.

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