My Professional Moral Compass

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My Professional Moral Compass
Pamela Chesnut
Grand Canyon University
Ethical Decision Making in Health Care
NRS 437V

July 26, 2012

My Professional Moral Compass
A professional moral compass is something everyone has and lives by. It helps assist in making decisions and is based on morals or virtues. My personal moral compass is directed by various inspirations, passions, and values that I try to live by. Compassion, loyalty, integrity, honor, faithfulness, hard work, service unto others, self-discipline, accountability, and a good sense of humor contribute to my worldview and philosophy of nursing. I try to give the same quality of care to all patients and their
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Be alert to and try to understand the nonverbal communications of your own and various cultures such as personal space preferences, body language, and style of hair and clothing. If I hold myself accountable, I am being responsible for my actions and accepting the consequences of my behavior, doing so helps me to look back and reflect on the situation at hand and make changes as needed. References
Ethics. (n.d.). In Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition. Retrieved July 29, 2012, from http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/Ethics
The American Nurses Association (2012). Code of Ethics for Nurses. Retrieved July 29, 2012, from http://www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/EthicsStandards/CodeofEthicsforNurses. Value. (n.d.). In Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition. Retrieved July 29, 2012, from

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