Ethical Dilemmas Faced by Nurse Leaders
As a practice experience, collaborate with a nurse leader to identify an ethical dilemma related to nursing
leadership. Consider the following questions when responding.
Keeping in mind your core values identified in the core values questionnaire, and professional standards:
What steps would you take to resolve the dilemma?
What resources would you need to assist in solving the issue?
How does the diversity of the workforce contribute to your decisions?
Are there any issues with this problem that would make you fearful to speak up or take action to solve the
What components of the ANA Code of Ethics apply?
In your reply to peers:
Have you ever experienced a similar dilemma as a care provider or leader?
Do you agree or disagree with the way the leader handled the experience? Include pertinent input from your readings from the week.
Practice Experience Objectives:
Collaborate with a nurse leader to identify an ethical dilemma related to nursing leadership.
Propose a solution to this dilemma including components of a diverse workforce and your core values.
This experience will be evaluated using the learners responses in the discussion board forum and aligns with:
Course Outcome 3. Discuss legal and ethical responsibilities in nursing management, delegation, and
Course Outcome 6: Value cultural diversity across nursing leadership roles
Answer the questions in your initial post using the writing format of:
Introduction (first paragraph)
Body of Discussion Post (content paragraphs)
Conclusion (final paragraph)
Each paragraph should be at least three sentences and long enough to cover the content.
You must have in text citations, reference list, summary of your chosen scholarly article in correct APA format.
You must include references from the literature for your initial post and each response in correct APA format.
Search the literature for an article that is evidenced-based from a peer reviewed journal less than 5 years old
on Ethical Dilemmas of the Nurse Leader
The articles you are searching and summarizing should be used to inform your post and support your
thoughts and ideas. This is not separate from your discussion post, use the article to support your post and
include in text citations. Your summary should be brief answers to the questions provided to you
Article Summary Questions to be answered in brief paragraph format to be including:
What is the main topic of the article?
Was this a research article?
What information or knowledge did you gain from the article?
How did it pertain to the discussion topic