An enrolled nurse has been assigned to care for a close relative who she cares for deeply who has been admitted to hospital with chest pain. Nobody knows that this patient is related to the nurse and the nurse decides not to tell anyone as she believes that she can provide the best care or her.
Are any professional boundaries being breached in this scenario? Explain.
Would you do the same? Why or why not?
Support your answer by referring to 'A nurse's guide to professional boundaries' (ANMC 2010).
1. The following references must be used and at least two other books.
2. The assignment must be typed in Arial size 12. Double line spacing is required.