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Update Your Ethics

The International Council of Nurses is the international representative body for nurses worldwide.  They work with professional nursing organizations and countries to help create supportive policies for nurses and their clinical practice.

Their most recent addition to the policy world is their revised code of ethics.  "The 2012 revised edition includes the nurse’s role in developing and sustaining a core of professional values, creating a positive practice environment, maintaining safe, equitable social and economic working conditions, sustaining and protecting the natural environment and contributing to an ethical organizational environment." 

You can access the Code here for free in PDF format: http://www.icn.ch/about-icn/code-of-ethics-for-nurses/

And while you're there, take a look around to see what ICN has to offer.  Get to know your global representative!

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