To prepare: Ethics
Reflect on ethical challenges that you have encountered in your nursing practice.
Think about the information the experts shared in this week’s media presentation,
focusing on the ethical challenges they have encountered as nurse leaders or scientists, as well as information presented in other Learning Resources.
With this information in mind, consider what new ethical challenges you may face once you obtain your doctoral degree.
Post a 2 pages cohesive response that addresses the following:
Describe two or more significant ethical issues relevant to the DNP prepared nurse.
Explain how these issues might compare to the types of issues you have already encountered in your practice.
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