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Is honesty important in nursing?

What does honesty and dishonesty look like in nursing practice? Conduct Case Studies — a six-part series highlights various kinds of dishonesty that we come across in our conduct review process. They will show you how you can recognize risks to your practice.

  1. The​ft
  2. Lying
  3. Impersonation
  4. Deception / Fraud
  5. Good character

**Conduct Case studies are fictional and are intended only to demonstrate the potential for dishonest behaviour in nursing.**​​

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