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N315 Professional & Legal Aspects of Nursing Practice

This course introduces the concept of worldview.  It provides an overview of ethical principles in healthcare and how to identify ethical dilemmas in nursing practice.  A model for ethical decision making in nursing will be introduced. Legal issues in nursing practice and the elements of professional malpractice will be presented. Regulatory issues and the role of the Nurse Practice Act will be covered. Florida Course Numbering System Equivalent: NUR 3826




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