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SHORT COURSE IN LAW AND ETHICS FOR NURSES "E-Learning"

ABOUT THIS COURSE

There are potential risks that manifest in all areas of nursing

care and therefore nurses have a legal and ethical duty

surrounding and encompassing all that they do. The Code of

Ethics in nursing is the foundation of ethical decision-making

and is aimed at informing nurse practitioners and the public of

the ethical and moral principles applicable to nurse

practitioners in the performance of their duties. Despite this,

every year nurses are involved in cases that invariably include a

failure of duty of care at some level.

The purpose of the course is for nurse practitioners to

understand the ethical values and principles of the code of

conduct and how the law interprets relevant codes of practice

and standard decision-making and is aimed at informing nurse

practitioners and the public of the ethical and moral principles

applicable to nurse practitioners in the performance of their

duties.


WHO SHOULD ENROL

Nurse practitioners


COURSE DESIGN

E-learning.


COURSE CONTENT

• Ethical standards and values that form the foundation for

professional code of conduct;

• Legislative framework, standards of practice, competency

frameworks, scope of practice of different categories of nurses

• Ethical principles (social justice, non-maleficence, veracity,

fidelity, altruism, caring)

• Ethical decision-making for practice

• Patients’ rights

• Professional conduct

• Consent

• Professional misconduct and unethical behaviour (SANC)

• Ethical dilemmas (termination of pregnancies, trading of

products of conception and other human parts; participation

in and/or conducting clinical research; providing healthcare

and specifically nursing care to vulnerable, stigmatised and

marginalised persons)

• Conscientious objection

• Conflicts between individual, social and professional values

(euthanasia; intimidation and violent acts in the workplace;

and participating during strikes and boycotts etc)

• Situations of conflicting values (diverse cultures, sexual

orientation, etc)


CERTIFICATION

To qualify for the certificate of completion for this short course,

participants should fully attend the workshop and successfully

complete the assessment process.


COURSE FEE

R999.00 (incl. VAT) The course fee excludes all participating

travel and accommodation costs.


FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:

Tel: 087 821 1109 / Fax: 086 550 3692

Email: nursing@foundation.co.za

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