NRS 390: Legal Issues in Nursing Practice
Course Syllabus Overview
This comprehensive course explores in-depth the legal system and the most pressing legal issues confronted today in nursing malpractice cases. Student's explore comprehensive theory related to issues of negligence and widely expand their base of knowledge in details related to malpractice law and case preparations. Course content is comprehensive and study of the material will provide an excellent foundation for nurses in their own practice applications related to legal and regulatory issues. This course provides an in-depth study of issues related to both nursing law and health care law.
Textbook:Nursing Practice and the Law: Avoiding Malpractice and Other Legal Risks. By: Mary E. O'Keefe. Philadelphia;F.A. Davis Company:2001. ISBN # 0-8036-0602-8.