Do No Harm: A Nurses’ Pledge- 4 Contact Hours

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Sep

Overview

The Latin phrase “Primum non nocere,” that means “First, not harm” is part of the Hippocratic Oath, it serves as a basis for ethics taught to nursing students during nursing school training. The prevention of harms associated with the delivery of health care is paramount to improve patient safety, which is a paramount component of overall quality of care. Although much is likely preventable, some harm may be inevitable. For example, post-operative bleeding may occur and be harmful despite impeccable surgical technique.

Objectives

After the completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Discuss the ethical principle of “Do no harm.”
  • Explain the basis of patient safety
  • Describe measure to prevent patient harm
  • Describe the nursing responsibilities to prevent harm

 

Course Content

Total learning: 2 lessons / 1 quiz Time: 4 hours

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$40.00

4 Contact Hours

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