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Nursing Ethics Across the Pond

Project Summary:

  • In this virtual exchange project, students from the US and the Czech Republic worked together on two main assignments, comparing and contrasting Nursing Codes of Ethics in both countries, by examining ethical topics in Nursing from their home country's unique cultural, legal and professional perspectives. 

Project length:

  • 3 weeks

Technology tools used:

  • D2L, Discussion Boards, Word Documents, PowerPoint

Interaction Mode:

  • Asynchronous

Learning outcomes:

  • To increase the number of intercultural experiences DePaul nursing students are exposed to through the use of web‐based instructional technologies.
  • To achieve respect for and learning from the perspectives of others different from themselves and increase their personal knowledge of global interconnectedness and interdependencies within the nursing profession.
  • To examine ethical topics in nursing from their home country’s unique cultural, legal, and professional perspectives.

Linda Graf

Linda Graf

Institution: DePaul University
Discipline: Nursing
Course name: Culture, Ethics, and Policy Analysis

Ilona Blahova

Ilona Blahova

Institution: School of Vocational Higher Learning
Discipline: Nursing
Course name: Social Ethics.

Partner institutions:

DePaul University
Chicago, IL, United States

School of Vocational Higher Learning
Ceske Budejovice, South Bohemia, Czech Republic


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