Week 6: Legal and Ethical Issues (July 14-July 20, 2014)
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Objectives for Learning Outcomes
After completing this session, you will be able to:
1. Discuss the importance of knowing policies and procedures at their place of employment.
2. Differentiate between an action that is ethically defensible but not legal.
3. Distinguish the difference between a tort law and a criminal law.
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