NURS 4326 - Legal and Ethical Considerations in Nursing

This course for the registered nurse (RN) synthesizes ethical/legal concepts required for examination of sound decision making in clinical practice and legal responsibility. The focus is on value clarification, application of ethical theory, ethical decision-making models, and professional ethical standards. Emphasis is on ethical obligations of professional nurses in their roles as citizens, members of a profession, providers of care, and designers and managers of care.

Grade Basis: L
Credit hours: 3.0
Lecture hours: 3.0

Prerequisites:

  • NURS 3324 - Nursing Research and Advanced-Based Practice

Last updated: 06/04/2019