Professional Identity

Having read the scenario on page 1, please answer the following questions:

1. Clearly define the problem – Objectively note the ethical issue that the nurse (Sam) must


2. Examine the ethical and legal principles that apply to the case study

3. Identify 2 options available to Sam in addressing the ethical problem identified in

question 1 as they apply to the International Council of Nurses (ICN) Code of Ethics for

Nurses (2012)

4. Reflect on the options identified in question 3 and present a rationale as to which ONE of

the options you would follow if you were in Sam’s position