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Ethical and Legal Aspects in Nursing

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This course identifies professional, ethical, and legal principles relevant to the practice of a registered nurse. It provides an opportunity to assess ethical and legal issues confronting nurses and other health care providers in a variety of health care delivery settings. The focus is on values clarification, ethical theory, ethical decision-making models, and professional ethical standards. Selected ethical issues in health care delivery are addressed and students are encouraged to discuss ethical dilemmas issues encountered in clinical setting. A special emphasis is placed on justice and healthcare issues faced by Health Care Professionals