Ethics in Nursing

Ethics in Nursing

You witness a nurse perform a procedure on a patient without consent. As the witnessing nurse what is your immediate action’ What must you do following this’ Which sections of the Australian National Competency Standards for the Registered Nurse apply here and why’ What are the possible legal/ethical implications’ Identify the main issues inherent in the scenario and make appropriate recommendations to address these issues. It is expected that your essay will address/contain the following information: Your immediate and subsequent actions as the witnessing nurse (these actions need to be supported by literature) An overview of the relevant sections of the Australian National Competency Standards that apply and why The possible legal/ethical implications Source: