Signature Assignment: Legal and Ethical Considerations in Healthcare
For your Signature Assignment, create a PowerPoint presentation, with a script in the notes, that discusses any five legal issues or ethical concepts of your choice that you feel are particularly important to the improvement of healthcare. Explain the impact of these five concepts on nursing practice, the healthcare institution, and on the quality of patient care.
For your presentation:
• Select five (5) legal issues or ethical concepts that you feel influence or hinder nursing practice, healthcare institutions or quality patient outcomes.
• Explain how the selected legal issues or ethical concepts impact nursing practice, the healthcare institution, and the quality of patient outcomes.
• Develop a policy proposal with measures and recommendations that could positively impact nursing practice, allow healthcare institutions to thrive, and improve the quality of patient outcomes.
• Detail how nursing could act or advocate to incorporate the policy proposal into practice.
Length: 16 slides; answers must thoroughly address the questions in a clear, concise manner.
Objectives: 1 slide
List the 5 legal issues or ethical concepts: 1 slide
Explain the issues or concepts: 5 slides
Present a policy proposal incorporating the issues and concepts with measures and recommendations: 5 slides
Explain how nursing can act or advocate to incorporate the policy proposal into practice: 2 slides
Conclusion: 1 slide
References: 1 slide
References: Use the appropriate APA style in-text citations and references for all resources utilized to answer the questions. Include at least five (5) scholarly sources to support your claims, at least one (1) per legal issue or ethical concept in addition to required texts.
Required class texts:
Guido, G. W. (2020). Legal and ethical issues in nursing (7th ed.). Prentice Hall.
Pozgar, G. D. (2020). Legal and ethical issues for health professionals (5th ed.). Jones and Bartlett.