Legal Issues in Nursing: In this assignment, you will write a 2 page paper on a legal issue that you have either experienced first hand, that you have been privy to, or that you have invented. Relate the incident, how it could have been prevented, and how it was resolved. You should have at least 2 references. This APA assignment is worth 15 points.
Whistleblowing Breach of confidentiality
Clinical judgment Inappropriate triage
Medication error Sentinal event
Lapse in communication Substandard care
Lack of documentation
Assault or battery
|Legal Issues in Nursing
|Quality paper, with thorough content and minimal grammar or spelling errors.
|Good paper, but a few omissions in content or more than 2 errors in spelling or grammar
|Fair to poor paper, difficult to follow or lacking in pertinent content, or many spelling or grammar errors
|Very poor paper, very late paper, or no paper at all.