As referenced in Week 2, Discussion 2, nurses are perceived as having very high ethical standards (Gallup, 2013). Doctorally prepared nurses should be able to consider ethical issues from multiple viewpoints. In this week’s media presentation, the experts discuss ethical challenges encountered by nurses as they assume leadership positions and as they engage in research.
- Reflect on ethical challenges that you have encountered in your nursing practice.
- Think about the information the experts shared in this week’s media presentation, focusing on the ethical challenges they have encountered as nurse leaders or scientists, as well as information presented in other Learning Resources.
- With this information in mind, consider what new ethical challenges you may face once you obtain your doctoral degree.
Discuss two different types of comfort interventions that can be utilized by the advanced practice nurse in the clinical setting as per Katharine Kolcaba’s Theory of Comfort. Identify one MSN Essential that most relates to application of this theory in practice and explain your choice.
**As a reminder, all questions must be answered to receive full credit for this discussion. please include your name in the title bar of the discussion. Discussion posts must be minimum of 250 words and reply posts minimum 100 words. Also, make sure to use scholarly sources to support your discussion.**