Nursing Ethics

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1. To some, nursing ethics lacks ___ relevance.

  a. theoretical

  b. professional

  c. clinical

  d. basic


2. Nurses are confronted with moral difficulties such as __.

  a. feeding the terminally ill

  b. whistle blowing

  c. termination of pregnancy

  d. all 3


3. Some of the moral principles are ___.

  a. justice

  b. autonomy

  c. beneficence

  d. all 3


4. Nurses much exercise rational control over their ___.

  a. emotions

  b. surroundings

  c. patients

  d. treatment


5. Virtue ethics deals with the ___ of a person.

  a. values

  b. character

  c. philosophy

  d. strength


6. Global Nursing deals with nursing ___.

  a. training

  b. qualifications

  c. recruitment

  d. salaries


7. Nursing migration deals with ___.

  a. brain drain

  b. supply and demand

  c. supply

  d. demand


8. Human rights legislation contributed to the globalization of ___.

  a. health

  b. biology

  c. genetics

  d. administration


9. Nurses need to ___ globally and act locally.

  a. plan

  b. be trained

  c. be administered

  d. think


10. Nursing ethics is traditionally viewed as a subcategory of __ ethics.

  a. professional

  b. public health

  c. medical

  d. health care


11. Nurses need to engage with ___ uncertainty.

  a. moral

  b. personal

  c. social

  d. professional


12. Global justice is a human rights issue for ___.

  a. everyone

  b. some

  c. nobody

  d. doctors