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Topic Guide - Christian Faith and Ethical Practice in Nursing: Ethics Websites
Resources to help in integrating Christian faith and professional nursing practice
The International Centre for Nursing Ethics (ICNE) is a worldwide collaboration of researchers in nursing ethics focussing on issues of morality, professional ethics, philosophy of care, cultural and religious values, law and accountability.
The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity explores the nexus of biomedicine, biotechnology, and our common humanity. Within a Judeo-Christian Hippocratic framework, we anticipate, interpret, and engage the pressing bioethical issues of our day. As a center of rigorous research, theological and conceptual analysis, charitable critique, and thoughtful engagement, we bring clarity to the complex issues of our day.
he Hastings Center is an independent, nonpartisan, and nonprofit bioethics research institute founded in 1969. The Center's mission is to address fundamental ethical issues in the areas of health, medicine, and the environment as they affect individuals, communities, and societies.
In September 1990, the Center for Ethics and Human Rights was established with the following guiding objectives:
Promulgate in collaboration with ANA constituents, a body of knowledge, both theoretical and practical, designed to address issues in ethics and human rights at the state, national and international level; Develop and disseminate information about and advocate for public policy to assure that ethics and human rights are addressed in health care; and Assure that short and long-range objectives regarding ethics and human rights will be addressed within the Association, and expressed to appropriate bodies external to the Association. The Center continues to advance these originating goals and has become respected as an authority within the nursing community. The Center remains responsive to the changing realities within health care and the nursing profession and is committed to addressing professional, ethical and human rights challenges and ultimately to i
Since the 1970s, UNESCO's involvement in the field of bioethics has reflected the international dimensions of this debate. Founded on the belief that there can be no peace without the intellectual and moral solidarity of humankind, UNESCO tries to involve all countries in this international and transcultural discussion.
The Nursing Ethics Network (NEN) provides links to many other web sites as a service to our website visitors. All of these web sites have an ethics focus. The Nursing Ethics Network (NEN) has no relationship with these sites and is not responsible for the content of the linked sites or those sites with which they link. The listing of these sites does not imply endorsement by the Nursing Ethics Network (NEN).
The Hastings Center is an independent, nonpartisan, and nonprofit bioethics research institute founded in 1969. The Center's mission is to address fundamental ethical issues in the areas of health, medicine, and the environment as they affect individuals, communities, and societies.
The National Center for Ethics in Health Care serves as VA's authoritative resource for addressing the complex ethical issues that arise in patient care, health care management, and research. We provide information, education, and consultation and oversee nationwide programs and quality improvement projects to help health care practitioners and administrators to understand and apply health care ethics standards. We also provide information to Veterans, patients, and their families to help them understand ethical issues that relate to their health care experience.
he NIH Department of Bioethics is one of the nation’s preeminent centers for bioethics scholarship and training. Since the Department’s establishment in 1996, its members have consistently produced high-impact conceptual and empirical research published in leading journals, and have served as leaders in this evolving field. We are committed to interdisciplinary and inter-institutional collaboration, with a focus on bringing medical, legal, philosophical, and scientific disciplines to bear on contemporary questions in bioethics.