AMA Journal of Ethics

Formerly Virtual Mentor

Illuminating the art of medicine

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AMA Journal of Ethics

Formerly Virtual Mentor

Illuminating the art of medicine

Virtual Mentor. January 2010, Volume 12, Number 1: 1-2.

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January 2010 Contents

Nurses and the Medical Team

Ethics Poll

The 2008 Gallup Honesty and Ethics of Professions poll asked respondents to rank which profession they most trusted. Which of the following rankings represents the results of that poll?

For the correct answer, see The Medical Team Model, the Feminization of Medicine, and the Nurse's Role.

Do you think that women, by nature and upbringing, are better suited to the caring profession of nursing than men are?
Which of the following statements best describes how you think advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) should be allowed to practice?

From the Editor

Job Description: Nurse, 2010
Elena M. Yates
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Educating for Professionalism

Clinical Cases

Moral Distress and Nurse-Physician Relationships
Commentary by Ann B. Hamric
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Virtual Mentor. 2010; 12:6-11.

Physicians and Advanced Practice Registered Nurses: The Supervisor-Employer Relationship
Commentary by Erin L. Bakanas
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Virtual Mentor. 2010; 12:12-15.

Zero-Tolerance for Hospital Romance?
Commentary by Lisa K. Cannada and Becket Gremmels
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Virtual Mentor. 2010; 12:16-22.

The Code Says

AMA Code of Medical Ethics Opinion on Nurses
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Virtual Mentor. 2010; 12:23.

Journal Discussion

Perceptions of Teamwork in the OR: Roles and Expectations
Allison L. Grady
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Virtual Mentor. 2010; 12:24-26.

Clinical Pearl

To Cath or Not to Cath?
Michael Bui and Meghan Tinning
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Virtual Mentor. 2010; 12:27-30.

Law, Policy, and Society

Health Law

Safety in Collaboration: Upholding Standards of Care
Krishna Lynch and Rita F. Morris
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Virtual Mentor. 2010; 12:31-35.

Policy Forum

The Primary Care Shortage, Nurse Practitioners, and the Patient-Centered Medical Home
Randy Wexler
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Virtual Mentor. 2010; 12:36-40.

Medicine and Society

Gender Diversity and Nurse-Physician Relationships
Beth Ulrich
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Virtual Mentor. 2010; 12:41-45.

Op-Ed and Correspondence

Op-Ed

The Medical Team Model, the Feminization of Medicine, and the Nurseís Role
Lisa Rowen
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Virtual Mentor. 2010; 12:46-51.

State-Mandated Collaboration for Nurse Practitioners
Susan Schrand
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Virtual Mentor. 2010; 12:52-54.

Resources

Suggested Readings and Resources
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Virtual Mentor. 2010; 12:55-63.

About the Contributors
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Virtual Mentor. 2010; 12:64-65.