“Ethics is defined as the rules or standards governing the conduct of a person or the members of a profession”(FARLEX, 2011).
The nurse should have the adequate skills and experience to provide great care to the patient. on the importance of eating right, taking prescribe medication, and the dangers of combing his medication with herbal medication.
“Curandero use a range of procedures from messages, herbal supplement, prayer, magic, and talk therapy to treat people.
The strong focus on talking to the patient and embracing often deeply held superstitious beliefs offers a fertile ground for the placebo effect”. The patient has not taken his prescribe medication and his eating habits are also noncompliant.
The ethical issues beganwhen the nurse is told by the daughter of the patient she cannot care for him.
The nurse is put in a position of finding a place for her noncompliant patient.
There are ethical principles that a nurse should learn to apply to each situation that they feel an ethical decision will need to be made.
The history of ethics has been around for a long time.
Collaboration requires a mutual understanding and respect among the healthcare team providing the care for the patient and having an open dialogue amongst the people involved.
The doctor, the nurse, the daughter, and the patient will need to discuss how to care for the patient once discharged from the hospital.