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Nurses, Negligence and Malpractice

1.  Click on the following link: 

2.  Read the article, but specifically focus on the case of Busta v. Columbus Hospital Corporation in the section titled:

"Failure to Assess and Monitor and Failure to Communicate"

3.  Discuss the following points:

    1.  Identify the contributing factors that lead to the event.
    2. Describe appropriate nursing actions that should have occurred, if any.
    3. Connect the  ETHICAL PRINCIPLES demonstrated by and/or lacking from the behavior of the nurse.
    4. Connect the STANDARDS OF CARE demonstrated by and/or lacking from the behavior of the nurse.
    5. Identify any negligence, if any.

 BE BRIEF BUT BE CONCISE.

4.  For completing this optional assignment, you may earn between 1 and 5 bonus points, depending on the completeness of your answers.

Failing To Act Is Not An Option

 

1.  Click on the following link:

2.  Read the article  "Failing To Act Is Not An Option"

3.  Discuss the following points:

    1.  Identify the contributing factors that lead to the event.
    2. Describe appropriate nursing actions that should have occurred, if any.
    3. Connect the  ETHICAL PRINCIPLES demonstrated by and/or lacking from the behavior of the nurse.
    4. Connect the STANDARDS OF CARE demonstrated by and/or lacking from the behavior of the nurse.
    5. Identify any negligence, if any.

4.  You will earn between 1 and 5 bonus points for doing this activity, depending on the completeness of your answers.


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