Nursing Research - Ethics, Laws, & Policies3


Here you will find research carried out by nurses with extensive knowledge in the aspects of ethics, law, and policy as they relate to the field of nursing and health care. This collection will disseminate research findings of importance in all areas of nursing.

Research topics that can be found within this collection may include, but are not limited to:

Codes of Conduct ♦ Dignity in Death & End-of-Life Concerns (beneficence, nonmaleficence, autonomy and justice) ♦ Malpractice ♦ Misconduct ♦ Moral Standards ♦ Patient Rights ♦ Patient Safety Laws ♦ Privacy Laws

Prior to an item’s inclusion in this collection it has been through a peer-review process conducted by experienced nursing researchers. The collection contains full-text submissions, some of which may be embargoed for a period of time to allow the author to pursue traditional publishing options.

If you are a nurse researcher interested in submitting an item to this collection, please contact the Repository Manager at

Items may have collaborating or joint authors. At least one of the authors must be a nurse and must be the submitter of the item.

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Copyright for all items submitted to this repository will remain vested with the author(s) of each individual work. Please look for the Creative Commons License icon within an item information page, as authors may choose to select these licenses in order to place parameters on sharing their work with fellow researchers.