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Legal, Ethical and Health Policy Issues in Nursing

Description:
This course integrates ethical, legal, and health policy issues in contemporary nursing. The major ethical principles, several ethical theories and conceptual frameworks as well as ethical decision-making models are reviewed. The ANA Code of Ethics with Interpretive Statements is analyzed in relation to individual practice settings and the nursing profession. Students utilize debate methodology to resolve common ethical dilemmas in nursing. Legal implications related to providing nursing care, particularly examples of malpractice, how a bill becomes a law, and the legislative process are discussed. Students develop a position paper on a relevant health policy issue including integration of relevant ethical, legal, legislative, and economic implications.

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2015 Fall

Section Class Number Weekly Schedule Time Instructor Location
01 2003 Th 05:30 PM - 08:15 PM Becker,David J W01-0005 More Info
02 2004 Tu 05:30 PM - 08:15 PM Becker,David J W01-0004 More Info
50 16192 Th 05:30 PM - 08:15 PM Becker,David J W01-0005 More Info

2016 Fall

Section Class Number Weekly Schedule Time Instructor Location
01 1927 Tu 05:30 PM - 08:15 PM Becker,David J Y02-2310 More Info

2016 Spring

Section Class Number Weekly Schedule Time Instructor Location
01 1943 Th 05:30 PM - 08:15 PM Becker,David J M02-0116 More Info
02 1944 Tu 05:30 PM - 08:15 PM Becker,David J W01-0031 More Info
50 7560 - Marston,Jeanne B ON-LINE More Info