Topic 11: Legal and Ethical Issues (Mentored CE 2015)

Photo of a gavel and a stethoscope from a session at Medical-Surgical Nursing course at UWCNE.

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Objectives for Learning Outcomes

After completing this session, you will be able to:

  1. Define tort law.
  2. Describe a situation in which there could be conflict between ethical and legal principles.
  3. Describe a situation in which a nurse could be charged with battery.
Course summary
Available: 
06/08/2015
Expires: 
12/31/2016

Patsy Treece, MN, RN
Critical Care Research Nurse, UW School of Medicine and UW Medicine/Harboview Medical Center; Clinical Faculty, Biobehavioral Nursing & Health Systems, UW School of Nursing, Seattle

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