Teaching ethics: intersectionality, care failure and moral courage

R. Ion, R. DeSouza, T. Kerin

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Abstract

Highlights• 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 - 1 Mar 2018
Externally publishedYes

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