My Professional Moral Compass

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Running head: MY PROFESSIONAL MORAL COMPASS 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…show more content…
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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