Ethics and Human Rights

Today, many countries are struggling with fewer resources, shortages of health care workers, and increasingly ill patients.  These situations, coupled with advances in technology and increases in lifespan - and our own cultural and religious beliefs and social norms - create ethical dilemmas for nurses and others.  ICN works to guide nurses in everyday choices and supports their refusal to participate in activities that conflict with caring and healing.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 July 2015 01:00