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NURS 420 Behavioral Health Ethical and Legal Issues Reading Assignment: Towsend & Morgan Ch. 5 ATI Ch. 2 Learning Objectives: Objectives 1. Differentiate among e thics, morals, values, and rights. 2. Discuss ethical theories including utilitarianism, Kantianism, Christian ethics, natural law theories, and ethical egoism. 3. Define ethical dilemma. 4. Discuss the ethical principles of autonomy, beneficence, nonmaleficence, justice, and veracity. 5. Use an ethical decision-making model to make an ethical decision. 6. Describe ethical issues relevant to psychiatric/mental health nursing. 7. Define statutory law and common law. 8. Discuss legal issues relevant to psychiatric/mental health nursing. 9. Differentiate between malpractice and negligence. 10. Identify behaviors relevant to the psychiatric/mental health setting for each specific malpractice action. Complete the prep below: Ethical and Legal Issues in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing

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