Certificate in Legal and Ethical Issues in Nursing

Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young, ed2go

About This Course

23 contact hours

This certificate program is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of nurses who work with all types of patients. By examining key issues ranging from basic legal concepts to bioethical dilemmas, you'll learn relevant and practical information you can immediately use to improve your practice and provide the most effective care to your patients.

In recent years, there has been exponential growth in the number of important legal and ethical issues that you must learn and understand if you want to work successfully in your field. This certificate program addresses these issues and will provide you with timely, concise, and crucial information on topics that matter most.

Program Benefits

Your Certificate in Legal and Ethical Issues in Nursing will distinguish you as a knowledgeable, skilled, and committed professional in the field of nursing. The program:


  • provides sound knowledge on important legal and ethical issues in the nursing profession,
  • builds skills and competencies,
  • fulfills continuing education requirements for many professionals, and
  • enhances professional marketability.

Participants

This certificate program is targeted toward nurses of all levels (student nurses, registered nurses, licensed vocational or practical nurses, advance practice nurses, and nursing faculty) and in all positions (staff nurses and nurse administrators).

It is also relevant for nursing assistants, social workers, occupational therapists, recreation therapists, physical therapists, respiratory therapists, health care administrators, personal care assistants, and volunteers.


Curriculum

The Certificate in Legal and Ethical Issues in Nursing program consists of 5 courses for a total of 23 contact hours.

  1. Risks in Nursing Practice
  2. Liability in Patient Care
  3. Documentation
  4. Employment
  5. Ethics

Accreditation

ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. 

ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC was awarded Accreditation with Distinction, the highest recognition awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Accreditation Program.

ALLEGRA Learning Solutions courses are acceptable for CE contact hours in all states.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 14693, for the stated number of contact hours. 

California Board of Behavioral Sciences Provider Number PCE 1564. This course meets the qualifications for the stated hours of continuing education credit for MFCCs and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. 

ALLEGRA Learning Solutions courses are approved for continuing education credit for diabetes educators. All ANCC accredited courses are accepted for continuing education credit by the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators (NCBDE). 

ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider.  Provider Number 451562-11

This activity is being provided by ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC and jointly provided by Cengage Learning, Inc.

Expiration Date:                       12/10/2014

Dates:
  • 10 December 2014, 6 weeks
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  • Language: English Gb

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