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Legal, Ethical and Health Policy and Capstone for RNs

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 are analyzed in relation to individual practice settings and the nursing profession. Legal implications related to providing nursing care, particularly examples of malpractice, how a bill becomes law, and the legislative process are discussed. Students develop a position paper in memo format on a health policy issue including integration of relevant ethical, legal, legislative and economic implications. Students are responsible for a Capstone paper that presents analysis of individual case studies from the students professional clinical experience integrating concepts of ethical reasoning, policy formation, and legal processes.

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2015 Fall

Section Class Number Weekly Schedule Time Instructor Location
01 12578 - Mahony,Deborah L ON-LINE More Info
01D 12579 Tu 07:30 PM - 09:30 PM Mahony,Deborah L LMS CHAT More Info
02D 12580 W 09:15 AM - 11:15 AM Mahony,Deborah L LMS CHAT More Info
03D 12581 W 07:30 PM - 09:30 PM Mahony,Deborah L LMS CHAT More Info
04D 12582 - Mahony,Deborah L LMS CHAT More Info

2016 Fall

Section Class Number Weekly Schedule Time Instructor Location
01 6814 - Mahony,Deborah L ON-LINE More Info
01 6101 Tu 05:00 PM - 09:30 PM
HYANNIS More Info
01D 6835 Tu 07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
LMS CHAT More Info
02D 6837 W 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
LMS CHAT More Info
03D 6838 W 07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
LMS CHAT More Info

2016 Spring

Section Class Number Weekly Schedule Time Instructor Location
01 7509 - Mahony,Deborah L ON-LINE More Info
01D 7521 Tu 07:30 PM - 09:30 PM Butler,Shawna M LMS CHAT More Info
02 7158 Tu 05:00 PM - 09:30 PM Mahony,Deborah L HYANNIS More Info
02D 7522 W 09:15 AM - 11:00 AM Mahony,Deborah L LMS CHAT More Info
03D 7523 W 08:00 PM - 10:00 PM Butler,Shawna M LMS CHAT More Info
04D 7524 W 08:30 PM - 10:30 PM Becker,David J LMS CHAT More Info

2016 Summer

Section Class Number Weekly Schedule Time Instructor Location
01Z 2068 - Butler,Shawna M ON-LINE More Info
1DZ 2069 Tu 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM Butler,Shawna M LMS CHAT More Info
2DZ 2071 W 08:00 PM - 10:00 PM Butler,Shawna M LMS CHAT More Info