Details
CPD1h of CPD
Rating
4.7
Total Rating(s)36
Publish Date25 October 2018
Review Date24 July 2021
Expiry Date25 October 2021
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia

Course Overview

Clinical ethics can be defined simply as the applied practice of ethical decision-making in the clinical setting. This Course will outline the fundamental clinical ethics components commonly present in contemporary healthcare, most relevant to nurses.

Topics include:

  • Common sources of conflict in clinical ethics
  • Are nursing ethics different to medical ethics?
  • How can an ethics workup help during an ethical dilemma?

Target audience

This Course is designed for all clinical nurses working in any hospital or community setting.

Purpose

The purpose of this Course is to empower the clinical nurse to actively contribute to ethical decision-making in all healthcare settings.

Need

All of us who work in healthcare will be confronted by a wide range of ethical dilemmas during the course of our day-to-day work. There is a need to make rapid decisions, yet this can be complicated by high workloads, complex systems and human factors.

There is an ever-present need to access education that supports clinicians to build ethical competence and advocacy skills in order to not only participate in clinical ethics decision-making, but also to confidently initiate clinical ethics processes when necessary.

Learning Outcomes

  • Use knowledge of the origins and principles of the clinical ethics model to confidently perform your unique role as a clinical nurse in the ethical decision-making process
  • Recognise and navigate common sources of ethical conflict in healthcare settings to promote best outcomes for patients
  • Encourage patient participation in clinical ethics decision-making as necessary, by applying clinical ethics competence awareness and advocacy skills

Disclosure

No conflict of interest exists for anyone in the position to control content for this activity. Wherever possible, generic or non-proprietary names of medications or products have been used.

Educator

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Sarah Breier

Sarah Breier commenced her education in the health professions in 1986 at the Launceston General Hospital, Department of Nursing Education, Tasmania that has since encompassed numerous formal qualifications culminating in a PhD in Bioethics from the University of Tasmania, School of Medicine, and a Fellowship in Ethics and Professionalism at the Medical College of Wisconsin, USA. She has practiced in various clinical and academic settings including emergency room, home health, rural and remote, critical care, and med/surg nursing. Sarah maintains an adjunct appointment as Assistant Professor at the University of Missouri-Columbia, Center for Health Ethics, is contributing faculty in Leadership and Management at Walden University-College of Health Science, is a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant, and currently teaches health law and ethics within the Health, Aged and Disability Program at TasTafe, Launceston. Sarah is passionate about raising awareness of clinical ethics processes, patient advocacy, and the burgeoning field of digital education and tele-health practices, mentoring and preceptorship.

Details
CPD1h of CPD
Rating
4.7
Total Rating(s)36
Publish Date25 October 2018
Review Date24 July 2021
Expiry Date25 October 2021
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
Topic Tags
Ethics
Professional Practice Issues
Management
Leadership
Disclaimer

Further Learning

Learner Reviews

4.7

36 Total Rating(s)

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Valda Morganvalda.k.morgan@gmail.com
16 Mar 2019

Very interesting subject, well presented. Highly recommended!

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Jessica Fullerton
14 Mar 2019

Great presentation, a must do for all new and experienced nurses (and Drs!)

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Jennifer Walters
12 Mar 2019

I found this resource very informative and rewarding.

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Suzanne Nichols
04 Mar 2019

Great lecture. Difficult and highly emotive subject explained well and concisely.

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Deanna Shield
03 Mar 2019

Thought provoking. A complex topic presented simply.

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joana boamah
03 Mar 2019

A very informative and comprehensive knowledge about our ethical role as nurses

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Debbie Ann Steer
22 Feb 2019

I found this course informative and supportive.

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Lorna Vollrath
20 Feb 2019

Very well presented......................................................................................................

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mary susan delos reyes
20 Feb 2019

very good

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Shirley Koch
18 Feb 2019

informative