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Ethics education plays important role in fostering nursing students to be moral agent. The major goals of ethics teaching are enhancing students’ skills on moral sensitivity, moral motivation, moral judgment, and moral. Nursing institutions should provide specific ethics course with essential contents such as ethical theories, ethical principles, ethical concepts, code of ethics, moral development, values and beliefs, ethical dilemmas, and ethical decision making. These contents must be integrated in professional nursing courses throughout the nursing curriculum by applying various ethics teaching methods such as case analysis, ethics conference, and ethics rounds. In order to provide effective ethics education, nurse educators must be students’ ethical role model and having moral competence.