You recently discovered that a group of nurses from your community meet once a month to discuss current issues in nursing. Recognizing the value of collaborating with other nursing professionals, you’ve inquired about joining the group. The group’s leader has asked you to write an essay for the group to discuss in next month’s meeting.
The group leader has asked that your submission address the following:
1. Locate an article/resource related to a current ethical issue in nursing or healthcare. You may use any of the items described below:
· news article
· journal article
· pending legislation at the state or federal level
· information from national nursing or specialty organizations
1. Summarize the article/resource.
2. Discuss how the ethical issue featured in the article/resource may impact nursing practice or healthcare.
3. Describe how the influence of nurses could help address the issue.