The International Council of Nurses’ Pledge
In full knowledge of the obligations I am undertaking, I promise to care for the sick, with all the skills and understanding I possess, without regard to race, creed, color, politics or social status, sparing no effort to conserve life, to alleviate suffering, and to promote health.
I will respect at all times, the dignity and religious beliefs of the patients under my care, holding in confidence all personal information entrusted to me, and refraining from any action that might endanger life or health.
I will endeavor to keep my Professional knowledge and skill at the highest level, and to give loyal support and cooperation, to all members of the health team.
I will do my utmost to honor the international code of nursing ethics, and to uphold the integrity of the professional nurse.