Clinical Ethics (RN Nursing)

Clinical Ethics (RN Nursing)

by Mark Hughes, MD, MA, Michael Erdek, MD, MA

This online course is designed for Registered Nurses (RNs) who want to expand their knowledge and understanding of clinical ethics. The course will provide participants with a comprehensive overview of the principles and theories of ethical decision-making, as well as the ethical dilemmas commonly encountered in healthcare practice.

Participants will learn how to identify and analyze ethical issues in clinical practice and develop strategies for addressing these challenges. The course will cover a range of topics related to clinical ethics, including patient autonomy, informed consent, and end-of-life care. They will develop a deeper understanding of the ethical principles and theories that underpin clinical practice, and learn how to apply these concepts to their own practice as RNs. They will develop skills in communication, collaboration, and advocacy, and learn how to navigate complex ethical dilemmas and legal issues.

By the end of the course, participants will be equipped with the skills and knowledge necessary to approach ethical decision-making in clinical practice with confidence and competence.

Course Details

  • Videos 56
  • Duration 5:26 h
  • Quiz questions 158
  • Concept Pages 12


Your Educators of course Clinical Ethics (RN Nursing)

 Mark Hughes, MD, MA

Mark Hughes, MD, MA

Dr. Mark Hughes Mark, MD, MA, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and a core faculty member in the Berman Institute of Bioethics.

Dr. Hughes received his MD from Stony Brook University in 1992 and his MA in philosophy (bioethics) from Georgetown University in 2003. He is the co-chair of the Johns Hopkins Hospital Ethics Committee and Consultation Service. Dr. Hughes directs several courses in clinical ethics and research ethics in undergraduate and graduate medical education and continuing medical education.

Within Lecturio, Dr. Hughes teaches Medical Ethics.
 Michael Erdek, MD, MA

Michael Erdek, MD, MA

Dr. Michael Erdek is Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine and the Director of Pain Medicine for the R.J. Zuckerberg Cancer Center at Northwell Health in New York.

Dr. Erdek received his MD from the University of Pennsylvania in 1991 and his MA in Moral Philosophy from St. Mary’s University in 2018. He trained in Surgery and in Anesthesiology prior to completing his subspecialty training in Pain Medicine and then Critical Care Medicine at The Johns Hopkins University. Being an Associate Professor at the Berman Institute of Bioethics for 5 years, he is particularly interested in the provision of palliative care and the ethics of the safe treatment of pain.

Within Lecturio, Dr. Erdek teaches Clinical Ethics.

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perfect presentation
By Sergey S. on 01. July 2023 for Framework to Solve an Ethical Dilemma

Wonderful presentation with explaining in a simple way, very useful. Thank you, Dr. Hughes

Very interesting
By Iman a. on 06. January 2023 for Communication with Patients and within the Healthcare Team

I throughly enjoyed these lectures, and found them interesting. I hope there are more lectures to come as this is a very important topic for aspiring medical professionals.