Typically, the turnover rate among unlicensed assistive personnel within an organization is very high, which can be detrimental to quality of care of patients and also create negative stress and dissatisfaction among the personnel.  Studies exploring the reasons for turnover show that turnover is not simply a matter of higher pay, but can have many factors such as the degree of respect experienced by the unlicensed personnel, scheduling flexibility, commitment and calling to the profession and so forth. 
The Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) requires providers to ensure that communication between providers and consumers of health care is effective, and that consumers receive the information that is appropriate to their needs, rather than specifying the form of the communication.
The Code of Ethics for Nurses was developed as a guide for carrying out nursing responsibilities in a manner consistent with quality in nursing care and the ethical obligations of the profession. To learn more about the creation of the Code of Ethics, purchase a copy of your own, or view the nursing Code of Ethics online, please refer to the links listed below.