Unit 3: Legal and Moral Implications of Advanced Practice Nursing – Discussion
To access the Discussion Board, click this unit’s Discussion link, on the left. Be sure to post a response to all Discussion topics. Please review the Discussion Board Participation grading rubric under Course Home in the Grading Rubrics section. This is important information that will ensure that you earn maximum points. Your postings should be qualitative and provide substantive depth that advances the discussion. Please see the Kaplan Writing Center located in the student portal for assistance with writing, APA, and online communication.
Topic 2: Legal Malpractice or Negligence Case Fact Pattern
Application of Standards of Care and the Nurse Practice Act to Advance Practice Nurses Involved in a Legal Action.
Your instructor has placed you in groups and assigned a case study for the Unit 9 Group Project.
Look at the legal malpractice case study that has been assigned to your group. Describe the case and discuss the standard of care that the parties will be held to in this case. How will the standards of care and the Nurse Practice Act be applied in a court of law if the case is sued?
Peer review at least two colleagues’ posts and try to review students that do not have feedback. Use the Kaplan Guide to Successful Writing Handbook, Chapter 16, Effective Peer Reviews as a guide to review.
Academic Support Center→Writing Center→Writing Reference Library→Look for the Kaplan Guide to Successful Writing highlighted in an orange banner→Section 4: Peer Reviews, Chapter 16, pages 213–219.
Please carefully review the Discussion Board grading rubric in the grading rubrics section of the Course Home.