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Undergraduate healthcare ethics education, moral resilience, and the role of ethical theories
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A framework for teaching ethical theories inspired by pragmatist learning theory enables students to consider ethical theories as educative playgrounds that help them to “frame” and “name” the ethical issues they encounter in daily practice, which is seen as an expression of moral resilience. Expand
Controversies in the determination of death: perspectives from Switzerland.
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The ongoing controversy about the "whole brain" definition of death is analyzed and the recent revision of the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences guidelines for determining death is evaluated. Expand
Caring for tomorrow’s workforce
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In times of global scarcity of educational resources, healthcare ethics education has an important contribution to offer in the promotion of students’ mental and physical health by strengthening the knowledge base of moral resilience. Expand
Call for Papers
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This special issue of Nursing Ethics is inviting authors to submit contributions that address conceptual, empirical and philosophical aspects of assisted dying in relation to nursing and other caring practices. Expand
The Standard Account of Moral Distress and Why We Should Keep It
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The standard account of moral distress is understood as a concept that draws attention to the social, political and contextual determinants of moral agency and brings the emotional landscape of the moral realm to the fore and is believed to be timely and important. Expand
COVID-19-related deaths in long-term care: The moral failure to care and prepare
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The inability of LTC to cope with the devastating impact of COVID-19 within its institutions comes as no surprise and is a result of the deep-rooted devaluation of care work that happens at the intersection of ageism, ableism, sexism, and racism and is further aggravated by a rude marketization of this healthcare sector. Expand
Editorial: Nursing and assisted dying: Understanding the sounds of silence
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This special issue of Nursing Ethics explores different perspectives and possible future directions of this commitment in the context of assisted dying with a need for a deeper analysis from the perspective of nursing ethics in the light of actual and potential legislative changes globally. Expand
Exploring moral problems and moral competences in midwifery: A qualitative study
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External constraints limiting the midwives’ and the patient’s autonomy and resulting interpersonal conflicts were found to be the most relevant ethical issues encountered in clinical practice and were most often associated with moral distress. Expand
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