Nursing is a profession governed by competency standards, codes of ethics, professional conduct and professional boundaries where nurses are both accountable and responsible for ensuring professional behaviour in all contexts.
- demonstrates knowledge of and engages in ethical behaviour in practice
- interacts with individuals and groups in a professional manner in a range of settings
- demonstrates insight and ability to reflect on how personal behaviour impacts others and modify behaviour to ensure and maintain professionalism.
Justification of inherent requirement
Compliance with the standards, codes, guidelines and policies facilitates safe, competent interactions and relationships for students and/or the people with whom they engage. This supports the physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual well-being of all.
Adjustments must ensure the standards, codes, guidelines and policies are not compromised or result in unethical behaviour. Adjustments specific to the individual can be discussed with our Student Equity Officers.