Course Description for Ethical-Legal Concepts in Nursing and Healthcare

NUR4826: Ethical-Legal Concepts in Nursing and Healthcare
Prerequisites: NUR 3166, NUR3531C, NUR3219C, and NUR 3825 Co-requisites: NUR 3167, NUR 3255C, and NUR 4491C
Description: This course includes information required for critically analyzing ethical and legal issues confronting nurses and other health care providers in a variety of health care settings. The focus is on identification and analysis of ethical and legal concepts and principles underlying nursing and health care, including values clarification, ethical theory, ethical decision-making models, and professional ethical standards. Emphasis is on ethical decision-making obligations of professional nurses