A recent legal and ethical issue in an area of nursing practice.

Research a recent legal and ethical issue in any area of nursing practice. Validate the issue by providing a brief introduction, then answer the following questions:

  1. How does the issue impact the ethical and legal parameters of advanced practice nursing?
  2. How does the nurse uphold the Code of Ethics in dealing with the issue?
  3. Does the issue impact on health care law, legislation and ethical decision-making? Explain your answer in detail.
  4. Does the issue impact the quality and cost of patient care? Explain your answer in detail
  5. What are the APNs professional responsibilities related to social justice and human rights? Provide a detailed discussion.

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