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NRS 502: Legal and Ethical Issues in Nursing Practice


Upon completing this course, you will have a far-reaching knowledge base in which to provide for sound policies and procedures for nursing services, which comply with legal and ethical mandates. You will also be able to commensurate roles in nursing management/administration as high level “advocates” for clients.

This course will also stimulate higher levels of awareness regarding the need to develop departmental and organizational compliance programs which address adherence to legal/ethical issues. It will also assist advanced practice nurses in taking on a more active role within institutional settings regarding legal/ethical dilemmas in practice.

Textbook:Law and Ethics for Clinicians. By Jacqulyn Kay Hall, BSN, ME d, JD. Jackhal Books; Amarillo, Texas: 2002. ISBN # 131937839.