Topic 11: Legal and Ethical Issues (Mentored CE 2016)
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Objectives for Learning Outcomes
After completing this session, you will be able to:
- Identify what is meant by tort law.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the Nurse Practice Act.
- Discuss the ways in which an ethical act may NOT be a legal act.
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