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- Legal & Ethical Issues in Nursing, 7th Edition
- Nursing Law and Ethics
- Ethical and legal aspects of patient’s safety: a clinical case report
In this section of the NCLEX-RN examination, you will be expected to demonstrate your knowledge and skills of ethical practice in order to:. Ethics, simply defined, is a principle that describes what is expected in terms of right and correct and wrong or incorrect in terms of behavior. For example, nurses are held to ethical principles contained within the American Nurses Association Code of Ethics.
Legal & Ethical Issues in Nursing, 7th Edition
Since patient safety is multidimensional and grounded in ethical and legal imperatives, both ethical and legal challenges should be taken into account. In this regard, a falling incident case of a day-old newborn was raised in the monthly ethics round in the Children's Medical Center of Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran, and the ethical and legal dimensions of patient safety were discussed by experts in various fields. This report presents different aspects of patient safety in terms of root cause analysis RCA and risk management, the role of human resources, the role of professionalism, the necessity of informing the parents disclosure of medical errors , and forensic medicine with focus on ethical aspects. Thus, it has been the most emphasized component of the quality of health care services all around the world. The Institute of Medicine IOM released a report in entitled "Man is fallible: create a safe health system" in relation to the incidence of medical errors in United States, and consequently, initiated widespread international change in the field of patient safety 2. Correspondingly, the Iranian health care system implemented special plans purposed to deliver standard health care services and prevent any mistakes and an organized approach to risk management, systematic deficiency, and patient safety improvement 3. Although great emphasis has been placed on the importance of clinical governance by the MOHME, there are some challenges in achieving the desired outcomes 4.
Show all documents Ethics seeks to resolve questions of human morality by defining concepts such as good and evil, right and wrong, virtue and vice, justice and crime. Many legal issues are involved in case of mother and her infant. The common causes of law suits against the nurse include: 1. Problems of medication, 2.
In the last century, there have been a number of developments in medicine that have revolutionised the field of medical practice. This has made it possible to diagnose diseases faster and more accurately. However, as new treatments are introduced and the field changes, healthcare professionals face new legal and ethical challenges. This blog will provide you with an insight into the issues involved in working in the healthcare sector. The healthcare sector is governed by sets of rules, regulations, laws and ethical standards. Laws are designed to protect individuals when making decisions about their healthcare. In addition, they also set out the responsibilities of healthcare professionals.
Nursing Law and Ethics
Nurses are highly accountable to patients, the public, employers, and the entire profession. Critically analyse how ethical, professional and legal issues underpin nursing practice. There are three main components. It addresses both what the law requires and what is right, and explores whether these two are always the same. Legal Responsibilities in Nursing. Ethics regards standards of moral judgement and professional conduct.
Skip to search form Skip to main content You are currently offline. Some features of the site may not work correctly. DOI: Neonatal nurses regularly face complex legal and ethical dilemmas. This article discusses the hypothetical case of Jack, a two-day-old infant diagnosed with trisomy 13 syndrome , a life-limiting condition.
Just like other healthcare professionals, nurses need to practice according to a complex web of federal and state statutes — while they make decisions in an ethically responsible manner. Due to rapid advances in medical practices and technologies, nurses and other healthcare professionals often face the challenge making decisions where lawmakers and the court have not established laws for new procedures and practices. As a result, nurses need to exercise caution in their decision-making to reduce their risk of legal liability. Additionally, nurses also need to consider the ethical implications of their decisions to ensure their actions are in the interest of their patient and do not cause harm. At first glance, it might seem that making these decisions should be straightforward, but many situations are not clear-cut and there are times when what seems legal is not ethical or vice versa. The American Nurses Association compiles and publishes the accepted guidelines for ethical nursing practice in the United States.
Title: Legal and ethical issues in nursing / Ginny Wacker Guido, JD, MSN, RN,. FAAN, Regional Director-Nursing and Assistant Dean, College of Nursing.
Ethical and legal aspects of patient’s safety: a clinical case report
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