Apr 02, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NU 473 - Legal Issues in Nursing

Credits: 3

45 contact hours

Prerequisite: Pre-nursing ASN or BSN Student or paralegal student

This elective course is designed as a study of the legal issues facing nursing. It is designed for those who desire to assess litigation risks in the clinical setting, apply risk management principles, and review legal case studies relative to the health care delivery system. Through lectures, group discussions, case presentations and formal papers, the student will become even more aware of legal responsibility and accountability of nurses in all clinical settings. Strategies to address litigation risks on the primary, secondary, and tertiary level will be emphasized.

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