Centre for Research Ethics & Bioethics (CRB)

Tove Godskesen

Tove Godskesen

PhD, Associated Researcher

Tove Godskesen received her PhD at CRB in August 2015. She is a Senior Lecturer in nursing at Gävle University College and associated to CRB.

E-mail: tove.godskesen@crb.uu.se

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Nursing Ethics & Ethics of Care

Nursing ethics is concerned with the moral dimensions of nursing practice while the ethics of care is a normative ethical theory. For many years CRB has developed these fields from different angles. We have used qualitative studies to describe and explore the kinds of ethical dilemmas nurses encounter in their day-to-day work and how they solve them. Other studies have investigated the role of ethical guidelines in the building of ethical competence in nursing practice and in priority setting. In this report, we provide a summary of our research.

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Nursing ethics & ethics of care