This is a unique, innovative professional nursing ethics textbook designed specifically for the educational needs of RN to BSN, RN to MSN, as well as BSN and MSN students. Written by experts in the field, it discusses ethical concepts relevant to the registered nurse who has spent several years in practice but is learning high-level concepts and applications. This text addresses different areas of professional practice and is rich with case studies illustrating the need for ethical competence and decision-making. The book fulfills the necessary criteria for the AACN Essentials for Baccalaureate Education and the QSEN and ISOM competencies. It also integrates relevant provisions and statements from the revised Code of Ethics for Nurses (2015).