The excerpt is from a non-fiction book Five Days at Memorial: Life
and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital by Sheri Fink.
The purpose of this paper is to introduce the Licensed Practical Nurse to the ethical and legal principles that guide a Registered Nursing practice by reading and excerpt from: Five Days at Memorial :Life and Death in a Storm Ravaged Hospital by Sheri Fink and applying the ethical and legal principles that guide nursing practice.
Summarize an ethical / legal issue from Five Days at Memorial.
Identify the ethical / legal issue.
Identify the stakeholders in the situation.
Identify two possible solutions
Analyze each possible solution using:
The Pa Nurse Practice Act: https://www.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/Nursing/Pages/Board-Laws-and-Regulations.aspx (Links to an external site.)
The Code of Ethics article.Preview the document
And other appropriate references
Choose one of the two possible solutions to the ethical/legal issue and discuss why it is the better choice.
Support your choice with evidence (references).
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