Ethical and Legal Issues in Nursing Practice

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Target Audience

RNs, LPNs from all disciplines, and other healthcare providers who provide various aspects of patient care

Description

Healthcare Professionals are constantly faced with the challenge of making difficult decision regarding right or wrong, good or bad, and life & death or other issues. Nurses must know the legal & ethical issues regarding patient care.

This seminar will provide insight into foundational principles and concepts that drive ethical practice and conduct. Content will include ANA Code of Ethics, ethical principles/concepts and strategies on how to manage ethical dilemmas and legal practice issues. A case-study approach will be utilized to explore common ethical and legal dilemmas that can be challenging for healthcare professionals.

About the Speaker
Pam Collins, MSN, CMSRN, RN-BC
Pam has more than 35 years of varied nursing experience. She has worked as a staff/charge nurse for medical-surgical and pediatric units. Her experience also includes nurse management, nursing administration, nursing education and consulting. While Pam currently works as an independent consultant, she maintains her skills by working as a clinical educator for medical-surgical and specialty surgery at an acute care facility in Charlotte, NC. Pam is dually certified in medical-surgical nursing from the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses and the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Additionally, she has partnered with various nursing schools to assist nursing students in their preparation for the NCLEX Exam.
Pam speaks nationally on clinical and legal topics for the healthcare professional. Her passion is evidenced by her energy, presentation style and ability to engage the audience. She was awarded the 2013 South Carolina Educator of the Year Award by the South Carolina AHEC Consortium and considers it a privilege to share her expertise.

Learning Outcome
Participants will have increased awareness of the impact of ethical behavior/conduct and nursing practice decisions on patient outcomes.

Objectives

  • Define Ethics
  • Explore ethical principles/concepts
  • Discuss key components of the ANA Code of Ethics
  • Discuss clinical application of the Code of Ethics
  • Discuss the difference between law and ethics
  • Discuss legalities of Nursing Practice

Contact

Sophia Moore-Dennis, 704-512-6537

Sessions

Nov 15, 2019
8:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Status
Open
Presenter(s)
Pam A Collins, MSN CMSRN RN-BC
Date(s)
Nov 15, 2019
Time
8:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Check-In Time
8:00 AM
Credit
4.00 - CEU
4.00 - Contact Hours
4.00 - CNE Contact Hours
Location
Charlotte AHEC
Room
Classroom 17/18
Details
Status
Planning
Date(s)
Nov 15, 2019
Time
8:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Location
Charlotte AHEC
Room
Classroom 17/18
Fees
$115.00
Registration- Light breakfast provided
Credits
4.00
CEU
4.00
CNE Contact Hours
4.00
Contact Hours