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The influence of consequential ethics as an ethical framework (the greatest good for the greatest number) opposes the ethical principle of deontology (i.e., the rightness of an act itself determines what is right). Both of these impact the nursing profession. Modern social exchange theories are based on the principle of utility. Read the assumptions of social exchange theory and consider how these would affect the nurse-patient relationship, compared to how these impact the nurse within the health care environment. To what extent are all theories ethical? Is social exchange theory compatible with the values of the nursing profession?

Which among the learning theories provided you with new information? How would you apply this in your practice?

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4355834/

To what extent are all nursing theories ethical? Is social exchange theory compatible with the values of the nursing profession?

All nursing theories can be ethical if implemented in an ethical manner, which is why to some extent, nursing theories can all be construed as ethical in nature. ...

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The influence of consequential ethics are examined. The learning theories provided with the new information is examined.

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