Research common legal issues in health care or choose one of the legal case studies from the Nurses Service Organizati

Research common legal issues in health care or choose one of the legal case studies from the Nurses Service Organization.

Select a legal case study of interest or area in which you have experience.

Analyze the legal case study. Ensure you include the following:

Summarize the legal issues present in the case.
Brainstorm risk-mitigation techniques that the hospital could have employed to prevent the situation.
Determine actions the nurse could have taken to improve the outcome.

Cite at least 3 evidence-based, peer-reviewed sources published within the last 5 years to support your positions.

Format your assignment as one of the following:

18- to 20-slide presentation
15- to 20-minute oral presentation
875-word paper
Another format approved by your instructor

Include an APA-formatted reference list.


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Grading Criteria
Week 1: Legal Issues Facing Nurses
Content: 16 points possible
Points possible
Summarizes the legal issues present in the case
6
Lists risk-mitigation techniques
5
Includes potential nurse actions for improving the
outcome
5
Format: 2 points possible
Cites at least 3 evidence-based, peer-reviewed sources
published within the last 5 years
Points possible
1
Assignment is free of grammatical errors, language
maintains a scholarly and succinct tone
0.5
Follows a structure that is clear, concise, and
appropriate
0.5
Points earned/possible
/18
Points earned
Comm
Points earned
Comm

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