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Palliative & Hospice Nursing : Ethics

American College of Physicians Code of Ethics

The Manual is intended to facilitate the process of making ethical decisions in clinical practice, teaching, and medical research and to describe and explain underlying ethics principles, as well as the physician's role in society and with colleagues.

https://www.acponline.org/clinical-information/ethics-and-professionalism/acp-ethics-manual-sixth-edition-a-comprehensive-medical-ethics-resource/acp-ethics-manual-sixth-edition

Books on Ethics of End of Life Care & Practice

Nursing Ethics

American Nurses Association via Nursing World:  Code of Ethics for Nurses With Interpretive Statements

American Nurses Association Position Statement: Nurses' Role and Responsibilities in Providing Care and Support at the End of Life

Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Nursing Standards of Practice (CHPCA Nursing Standards Committee, October 2009)

Mohanti, BK. (2009). Ethics and Palliative Care Nursing.  Indian Journal of Palliative Care, 15(2): 89-92.

"Ethics in Palliative Care" (Macauley, Oxford Medicine, 2018))  

PubMed Search details: : "Palliative Care/ethics"[MeSH] AND ("2015/01/01"[PDAT] : "2020/12/31"[PDAT] AND English[lang])  (simple search. Could be multiple searches done to cover this topic.)

 

Six Values in Medical Ethics

The foundation of medical ethics is based upon six principles:

--Autonomy
--Beneficence
--Non-maleficence
--Justice
--Dignity
--Truthfulness and honesty

From Ethics in Palliative Care, 2009, www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2902121/?report=printable

Position Papers & CA Law

REGISTERED NURSES’ ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES IN PROVIDING EXPERT CARE AND COUNSELING AT THE END OF LIFE
Effective Date: June 14, 2010

Originated By: Congress on Nursing Practice and Economics and Center for Ethics and Human Rights Advisory Board
Adopted By: ANA Board of Directors      http://tinyurl.com/p4b5gc8

 

California's "End of Life Option Act" (2016)http://coalitionccc.org/tools-resources/end-of-life-option-act/