two professional codes of ethics found in the appendices of this book. Find
concrete examples in the codes related to the ethical principles of autonomy,
beneficence, nonmaleficence, justice, and confidentiality. For example, in the
ICN Code of Ethics for Nurses, the sentence, “The nurse takes appropriate
action to safeguard individuals, families, and communities when their health is
endangered. . . .” is a practical example of the principle of beneficence.