NUR 391 Week 4 Assignment Ethical and Legal Issues in Nursing Paper

Resource: Grading Criteria: Ethical and Legal Issues in Nursing Paper

Review the Case Study for Six Caps on p. 175 of Professional Nursing that was discussed in the Learning Team last week.

Read the “Critical Thinking Exercise” on p. 91 of Professional Nursing Practice.

Compose a Learning Team paper that is 750 to 1,250 words in length exploring the ethical and legal issues of both of these case studies.

Include a minimum of two references.

Describe the following in your paper:

How the American Nurses Association Code of Nursing Ethics would influence a final decision in each case study

How personal and societal values can influence ethical decision making

The fundamental legal aspects of each case study

The legal responsibilities of nurses in the work setting