Teaching ethics: intersectionality, care failure and moral courage

R. Ion, R. DeSouza, T. Kerin

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    Abstract

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    • Provides a critical discussion of ethics teaching arguing that it must recognise begin to recognise frameworks from outside the Anglo-European tradition.
    • Drawing on examples of care failure, racism and sexism, argues that there is evidence that some nurses struggle to practice in accordance with ethical guidance.
    • Identifies intersectionality, the culture of practice and moral courage as fundamental to enabling nurses to practice in accordance with ethical guidance
    • Presents a case for an approach to applied approach ethics education, which recognises the complexity and diversity of practice.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)98-100
    Number of pages3
    JournalNurse Education Today
    Volume62
    Early online date29 Dec 2017
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Mar 2018

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