ERIC Number: ED255657
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Dec-14
Research and Development for a Course in Ethics in Nursing Practice for Community College Associate Degree Nursing Students. Final Report.
A project was undertaken to research and acquire the instructional sources needed for a course in ethics for community college associate degree nursing students and to develop such a course. Addressed in the individual units of the course were the following topics: bioethics and ethical decision making, basic ethical concepts and principles, professional nursing and moral responsibility, ethical concepts applicable to health care settings, application of an ethical decision-making model, and legal perspectives on ethics in nursing practice. The curriculum guide developed for the course in ethics in nursing practice is included in this project report. The following components are contained in the guide: a course description; information concerning course objectives, grading procedures, and prerequisites; a series of unit outlines that include cross-referenced lists of objectives, subobjectives, and suggested learning experiences; a list of ethical problems and issues organized according to subject area; guidelines for case study and analysis; case study questions and teaching hints; a list of local human resources; and a list of recommended films and teaching aids. A four-page bibliography and a five-item list of other relevant materials are appended. (MN)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Associate Degrees, Behavioral Objectives, Community Colleges, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development, Decision Making, Ethics, Guidelines, Learning Activities, Legal Responsibility, Lesson Plans, Medical Services, Nursing, Nursing Education, Postsecondary Education, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Washington State Commission for Vocational Education, Olympia.
Authoring Institution: South Puget Sound Community Coll., Olympia, WA.