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Health Literacy

Culture, Communication, and Ethics in Healthcare

Ethics and Moral Distress

Ethics and Moral Distress

ANA Code of Ethics

Code of Nursing Ethics and link to ebook http://www.r2library.com.proxy01.its.virginia.edu/resource/title/1558105999 



Caring Connections Supporting Advance Care Planning, palliative care, pain and symptom management, grief and bereavement. Advance Directives from all states.
I*CARE A program for Interpersonal Communication and Relationship Enhancement from MD Anderson Cancer Center. Offers many free resources and CME
Office for Human Research Protections Provides leadership in the protection of the rights, welfare and wellbeing of subjects involved in research.
Resources to Address Patient and Family Needs/Resource Card

Overview of UVA resources for services, concerns, clinical issues, and other needs to meet the unique care and communication needs of patients and families

The 4 A's to Rise Above Moral Distress from the AACN How to create a healthy work environment by identifying and addressing moral distress
The Hastings Center Nonpartisan research institution devoted to bioethics and the public interest
The Joint Commission (TJC) Evaluates and accredits nearly 16,000 health care organizations and programs in the US. They provide tools related to health literacy patient and family centered care, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgenered community and patient safety.
University of Virginia Center for Biomedical Ethics and Humanities Interprofessional center for the study and promotion of biomedical ethics and medical humanities. Offers Medical Center Hour and Schwartz Rounds.
University of Virginia Code of Ethics and Statement of Purpose UVA Statement of purpose, goals, code of ethics, code of conduct
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