Centre for Research Ethics & Bioethics (CRB)

Tove Godskesen

Tove Godskesen

PhD, Associated Researcher
 

Tove E. Godskesen, RN, received her PhD in medicine/bioethics in 2015, on the thesis Patients in clinical cancer trials: Understanding, Motivation and Hope. Her research is focused on the informed consent process, ethical challenges for research personnel, and how to best integrate research and care. She is PI for the Nordic project Embodiment of ethical perspectives in the clinic: Healthcare personnel’s experiences of dilemmas when caring for oncology research participants. She works as Senior Lecturer at  Ersta Sköndal Bräcke University College, teaching ethics and palliative care at Bachelor- and Master Level.

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