Week 9: Legal and Ethical Issues (Med-Surg Onsite 2015)
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Objectives for Learning Outcomes
After completing this session, you will be able to:
- Define tort law.
- Describe a situation in which there could be conflict between ethical and legal principles.
- Describe a situation in which a nurse could be charged with battery.
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