CALIFORNIA NURSES FOR ETHICAL STANDARDS PLEDGE
As a member of California Nurses for Ethical Standards, I pledge allegiance to Almighty God and my Christian faith, that I will exemplify integrity and ethics in my vocation. I will endeavor to honor God by advocating for all those under my care, reflecting the dignity and inherent value of each individual life.
I will use my acquired knowledge and nursing skills to benefit my patients in all possible ways seeking God’s wisdom. I will exemplify excellence and courage in the duties of my profession. I will never knowingly administer a drug that will harm my patients nor will I be involved in taking life by abortion, assisted suicide nor euthanasia.
I will endeavor to serve alongside of the physician and medical team in a collaborative way for the good and well-being of my patient. I will do all in my power to maintain and elevate the standards of my profession. I will hold in confidence all personal matters committed to my keeping in the practice of my calling.