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Ethical Code of Conduct for Governance, Management, and Professional Staff

Question: It is time to create an ethical code of conduct for those in governance, management, and professional staff for any of these organizations:
- Acute-care hospital
- Surgery Center
- Behavioral Health Center
- Specialty Hospital
- Long-Term-Care Facility
- Out-Patient Center

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An Ethical Code of Conduct for a Long-term Care Facility (e.g. nursing home or hospice) should include, but not be limited to, the following:

Purpose of Code of Conduct: To preserve the highest standard of performance and care; to safeguard the rights and interests of all residents and their families.

- We will provide and maintain a sterile environment (e.g. clean bed sheets, proper disposal of unsanitary and/or potentially dangerous objects, such as syringes).

- We will ensure that all residents and their loved ...