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Activity Steps

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Define the key principles that relate to nursing bioethics.
  2. Recognize the groundbreaking documents that include ethical standards for health care professionals.
  3. Identify the achievements of nurse leaders who paved the way for current nursing professionalism.

Learning Outcomes

Seventy-five percent of participants will demonstrate knowledge of the history of how bioethics emerged in the mid-20th century and the development of nursing ethics by achieving a minimum score of 70% on the outcomes-based posttest.
Price: $24.95


  • ANCC 2.5 CH
  • DC - BON 2.5 CH
  • FL - BON 2.5 CH
  • GA - BON 2.5 CH
  • NM - BON 2.5 CH
  • SC - BON 2.5 CH
  • WV - BOERN 2.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, Georgia Board of Nursing, New Mexico Board of Nursing, South Carolina Board of Nursing, and West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses, #50-1223.

Test Code: CNJ0423A
Published: Apr/Jun 2023
Expires: 3/6/2026
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Marsha D. Fowler, PHD, MDiv MS, RN, FAAN, FRSA; Kathy Schoonover-Shoffner, PhD, RN