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Administrative Ethics -- References

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American Nurses Association (ANA)

The following information is online at ANA's site, NursingWorld

Communique: Fall/Winter 1996-1997
Communique: The Newsletter of the Center for Ethics and Human Rights
Communique: Spring 1997
Communique: The Newsletter of the Center for Ethics and Human Rights
Position Statement: Mechanisms Through Which
SNAs Consider Ethical/Human Rights Issues
Effective Date: December 8, 1994
Originated by: Committee on Ethics, 1985
Revised by: ANA Center for Ethics and Human Rights
Adopted by: ANA Board of Directors
Position Statement: Active Euthanasia
Effective Date: December 8, 1994
Originated by: Task Force on the Nurse's Role in End-of-Life Decisions, Center for Ethics and Human Rights
Adopted by: ANA Board of Directors
Endorsed by: American Association of Critical Care Nurses; Oncology Nursing Society
Position Statement: Assisted Suicide
Effective Date: December 8, 1994
Originated by: Task Force on the Nurse's Role in End-of-Life Decisions Center for Ethics and Human Rights
Adopted by: ANA Board of Directors
Endorsed by: American Association of Critical Care Nurses Oncology Nursing Society
Position Statement: Code for Nurses
Effective Date: December 8, 1994
Originated by: ANA Committee on Ethics, 1984
Revised by: ANA Center for Ethics and Human Rights
Adopted by: ANA Board of Directors
Position Statement: Ethics and Human Rights
Effective Date: September 5, 1991 Originated by: Center for Ethics and Human Rights
Adopted by: ANA Board of Directors
Position Statement: Foregoing Nutrition and Hydration
Effective Date: April 2, 1992
Originated by: Task Force on the Nurses Role in End of Life Decisions
Adopted by: ANA Board of Directors
Position Statement: HIV Infected Nurse, Ethical Obligations and Disclosure
Effective Date: December 11, 1992
Originated by: Congress on Nursing Economics, Congress of Nursing Practice
Adopted by: ANA Board of Directors
Position Statement: Nursing Care and Do-Not-Resuscitate Decisions
Effective Date: April 2, 1992
Originated by: Task Force on the Nurse's Role in End-of-Life Decisions
Adopted by: ANA Board of Directors
Position Statement: The Right to Accept or Reject an Assignment
Effective Date: July 2, 1995
Originated by: Congress on Nursing Economics
Adopted by: ANA Board of Directors
Reference Room
Listing and links to Position Statements by ANA

Professional Organizations

Sites generated by professional group on ethics.

The American Society of Bioethics and Humanities Home Page
The American Society for Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH) is a professional society of more than 1,200 individuals, organizations, and institutions interested in bioethics and humanities. This Web site, established in January 1998, is intended initially to serve as a source of information about ASBH for members and prospective members.
The Nursing Ethics Network (NEN)
The Nursing Ethics Network (NEN) is an organization of professional nurses committed to the advancement of nursing ethics in clinical practice through research, education and consultation.

Ethics Sites

Sites generated about ethics

Bioethics & Health Care Ethics Resources on WWW
University of British Columbia's web page with links for bioethics & health care ethics.
UBC Centre for Applied Ethics Home Page
University of British Columbia's Centre for Applied Ethics
Bioethics Internet Project
Center for Bioethics is an interdisciplinary, interprofessional unit of the University of
Pennsylvania Health System in Philadelphia.
Center for Bioethics, University of Minnesota
Covers issues in bioethics, public policy, health Care, and life Sciences. Has number of article accessible.
Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions: Codes of Ethics Online Project
University of Illinois site. Received grant from National Science Foundation to put collection of over 850 codes of ethics on the World-Wide Web. Included are codes of ethics of professional societies, corporations, government, and academic institutions.
Ethics in Science
Hypermedia page in the Department of Chemistry, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Links to ethics resources and essays.
Ethics Updates
Ethics Updates is designed primarily to be used by ethics instructors and their students. It is intended to provide updates on current literature, both popular and professional, that relates to ethics. Edited by Lawrence M. Hinman.
Information Ethics
Site generated by University of Pittsburgh includes defintions,news, selected bibliography, and information on programs.
Kennedy Institute of Ethics
Joseph and Rose Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University. The Institute houses the National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature and produces BIOETHICSLINE, an online medical ethics database.
National Reference Center for BioEthics Literature
The National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature (NRCBL), is a specialized collection of books, journals, newspaper articles, legal materials, regulations, codes, government publications, and other relevant documents concerned with issues in biomedical and professional ethics.
OnLine of Journal of Ethics
An online journal of research in the field of business & professional ethics.
Science Ethics Bibliography
Bibliography for ethics related to science from the Department of Chemistry, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics
Numerous areas of ethics including organizational ethics
Welcome to the Institute for Business and Professional Ethics
Site at DePaul University that includes resources like links, newsletter, and conferences.

Government

Federal and state resources

Ethical, Legal and Social Implications Program
Ethical, Legal and Social Implications (ELSI) to anticipate and address the ethical, legal and social issues that arise as the result of human genetic research (Human Genome Project). The links listed provide information on the history of ELSI, the kinds of issues and activities in which ELSI is involved, ELSI research and education opportunities at the NHGRI and other related publications and resources.
Ethical, Legal and Social Implications Research Program and Related Activities
Review of the Ethical, Legal and Social Implications Research Program and Related Activities (1990-1995)
National Bioethics Advisory Commission
National Bioethics Advisory Commission (NABC) was appointed by the President and is subject to the Federal Advisory Committee Act. National Bioethics Advisory Commission shall pursue, as its first priority, protection of the rights and welfare of human research subjects.

Foundations

The Pew Charitable Trusts white paper
On June 3, 1998, the board approved a new direction for the HHS national program that is described in the white paper Public Voices, Public Choices. Click on Public Voices, Public Choices.
Computer Ethics Institute
Computer Ethics Institute, CEI, (Brookings Institution) is a 501(c)(3) research, education and policy study organization that has focused on the interface of advances in information technologies, ethics and corporate and public policy.

Articles

Scholarly work from range of sources

Financial Compensation and Ethical Issues in Health Care
by Mary Cipriano Silva, PhD, RN, FAAN
(June 10, 1998). Financial Compensation and Ethical Issues in Health Care, Online Journal of Issues in Nursing http://www.nursingworld.org/ojin/tpc6/tpc6_4.htm
The Leadership Compass. Values and Ethics in Higher Education.
John R. Wilcox, Susan L. Ebbs. ED350970 Jul 92 The Leadership Compass. Values and Ethics in Higher Education. ERIC Digest.
Illinois Issues: April 1998
Howard Wolinsky, Illustrations by Kyle Quincy Ringquist. Ethical Crossroads. http://www.med.upenn.edu/~bioethic/
outreach/bioforbegin/illissues.html
Policy for the U.S. Health Sector: Engineering Political Economy , and Ethics
F. Reid Cushman, Ph.D. and Don E. Detmer, M.D., Information Policy for the U.S. Health Sector: Engineering Political Economy, and Ethics, at site sponsored by Milbank Quarterly.
What Market Values Are Doing to Medicine - 92.03
Arnold S. Relman, M.D. The Atlantic Monthly; March 1992; What Market Values Are Doing to Medicine; Volume 269, No. 3; pages 99 - 106.
Whose Right To Die? - 97.03
Ezekiel Emanuel, The Atlantic Monthly; March 1997; Whose Right To Die?; Volume 279, No. 3; pages 73-79.

Other Sites

Variety of organizations, articles that relate to ethics

Bioethics Virtual Library
Web resources and articles by faculty from University of Pennsylvania.
New Scientist Magazine: Who we are
New Scientist is a weekly news magazine devoted to science and technology and their impact on the world.
Business Ethics Magazine Articles
Whistleblowing and Trust: Some Lessons from the ADM Scandal by: Daryl Koehn. Focuses on the question of personal, corporate, and public trust: Does whistleblowing foster or destroy moral trust? What makes whistleblowers and the companies for whom they work worthy of employee and public trust?
Ethics Manual, Annals 1 Apr 98
Annals of Internal Medicine, Position Paper, Ethics Manual, Fourth Edition, American College of Physicians
Intellectual Dissent, Whistleblowing, Scientific Misconduct
Leading Edge International Research Group site. Has links on whistleblowing,
Newsweek.com: My Turn: Protecting Our Patients
Protecting Our Patients: Nurses should be free to speak out against dangerous practices--it
could save your life, By Barry Adams, Newsweek, November 16, 1998
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Table of Contents
Use to search for terms and classical authors on the subject of ethics.
Utilitarianism by John Stuart Mill
John Stuart Mill, (1863), Chapter 2. What Utilitarianism Is.


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