LPN-RN-Bridge-Final

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  1. SOURCES OF LAW: "Constitutional Law"
    basic rights (freedom of speech, right to privacy)
  2. SOURCES OF LAW: "Statutory Law"
    (local, state, federal) Legislative bodies write and enact (DRGs, Nurse Practiice Acts)
  3. SOURCES OF LAW: "Common Law"
    Judicial - based on court cases
  4. SOURCES OF LAW: "Administrative Law"
    created by administrative agencies as an executive portion of the government. i.e. IRS
  5. CLASSIFICATION OF LAW: "Civil"
    Individual rights and governance of conduct between individuals and private organizations.
  6. CLASSIFICATION OF LAW: "Tort"
    vilolation of civil laws (malpractice, negligence) can be intentional or unintentional. Amy NOTES: Tort - results in physical, emotional or economic harm.
  7. CLASSIFICATION OF LAW: "Contract Law"
    Agreements between 2 or more parties, in which a duty or obligation is involved.
  8. ACCOUNTABILITY: "Accountability"
    accept responsibility or own actions or behaviors. *Documentation, *Standards of Practice
  9. ETHICS: "Ethics"
    definition- area of philosophical study that examines values, actions and choices to determine right and wrong.
  10. OTHER DEFINITIONS: "Code of Ethics"
    as defined by profession, forms basis for decision making
  11. OTHER DEFINITIONS: "Values"
    ideas/beliefs held by person or group; may have had outside influences; impact behavior
  12. OTHER DEFINITIONS: "Morals"
    individual standards of right or wrong; formed in childhood; outside influences
  13. OTHER DEFINITIONS: "Bioethics"
    surrounding life/death; quality of life and advanced technology
  14. OTHER DEFINITIONS: "Ethical Dilemma"
    Choice between 2 alternatives that are not desirable; often involves rights and obligations
  15. ETHICAL THERORIES: "Teleology"
    hunanistic, outcome based. *Greatest good for greatest number *End justifies means
  16. THEROIES (CON'T): "Deontology"
    moral principles and obligations *rights of each person considered * Duty to and respect of others. AMY NOTES: KANT(1724-1804) 2 ideologies: 1)ACT: gather all facts & make decisions & apply to all similar situations 2)RULE: priciples or rules determine out actions
  17. PRINCIPLES of NURSING ETHICS: "Beneficence"
    Actively do good
  18. PRINCIPLES of NURSING ETHICS: "Nonmaleficence"
    Do no harm
  19. PRINCIPLES of NURSING ETHICS: "Autonomy"
    The right to make decisions
  20. PRINCIPLES of NURSING ETHICS: "Justice"
    Fairness to all people
  21. PRINCIPLES of NURSING ETHICS: "Fidelity"
    Faithful to commitments
  22. PRINCIPLES of NURSING ETHICS: "Veracity"
    Truth telling
  23. Ethical Decision Making
    *Assessment *Diagnosis *Planning *Implementation *Evaluation

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