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Old 04-07-2008, 05:47 AM
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Smile Code For Nursing Students

As studentinvolved in the clinical and academic environments we believe that ethical principles are a necessary guide to professional development. Therefore within these environments we:

1. Advocate for the rights of all clients.

2. Maintain client confidentilality.

3. Take appropriate action to ensure the safety of clients,self and others.4.Provide care for the clients in a timely,compassionate and professional manner.

4. Provide care for the clients in a timely,compassionate and professional manner.

5. Communicate client care in a timely and accurate manner.

6. Actively promote the highest level of moral and ethical principles and accept responsiblity for our actions.

7. Promote excellence in nursing by encouraging lifelong learning and professional developmet.

8. Treat others with respect and promote an environment that respects human rights,values and choice of cultural and spritual beliefs.

9. Collaborate in evry reasonable manner with the academic faculty and clinical staff to ensure the highest quality of client care.

10. Use every opportunity to improve faculty and clinicalstaff understanding of the learning needs of nursing students.

11. Encourage faculty,clinical staff,and peers to mentor nursing students.

12. Refrain from performing any technique or procedure for which the student has not been adequately trained.

13. rergrain from any deliberate action or omission of care in the academic or clinical setting that createds unnecessary risk of injury to the client,self,or others.

14. Assist the staff nurse of preceptor in ensuring that there is full disclosure and that proper authorizartions are obtained from clients regarding any form of treatment or research.

15. Abstain from the use of alcoholic beverages or any substances in the academic and clinical setting that impair judgement.

16. Strive to achieve and maintain an optimal level of personal health.

17. Support asscess to treatment and rehabilitation for students who are experiencing impariments related to substance abuse and mental or physical health issues.

18. Uphold policies and regulations related to academic and clinical performance,reserving the right to challenge and critique rules and regulations a sper school grievance policy.

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