Teaching ethics: intersectionality, care failure and moral courage

R. Ion, R. DeSouza, T. Kerin

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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
Early online date29 Dec 2017
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2018


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