You are explaining to new staff nurses that they have to ensure patient privacy and confidentiality when using patient information from the healthcare information system. For this assignment, address the following:

  • Describe a situation in which you have had to make an ethical decision or invoke a regulation when deciding how to ensure patient privacy and confidentiality in the use of information from an information system in a healthcare setting.
  • Describe the ethical dilemma.
  • Describe what you did and your rationale for your action(s).
  • Did the situation involve others from the healthcare team (e.g., physician, aide, therapists, and so on), and how did your decision and action affect the others on the team?