Ethical Issue Clinical Judgment Case Scenario
1. Nurse leaders and managers are responsible for the unit’s ethical and legal decisions, what are the advantages and disadvantages of being a nurse leader or manager. Or what are the conflicts their face in the leadership.
Consider the examples provided below and describe how you would handle the experiences.
1. A manager is not granting pay to someone who worked overtime.
2. A nurse manager tolerating verbal abuse of another nurse.
3. Constantly short staffing the unit when there is high census.
4. A nurse not providing all of the patients information during shift report.
5. Favoring one staff over others.
6. Making a hiring or firing decision based on friendship.