Nursing Home Ethics and Policy Factors in Care Coordination

•Competency 4: Defend decisions based on the code of ethics for nursing.
◦Assess the impact of the code of ethics for nurses on the coordination and continuum of care.
•Competency 5: Explain how health care policies affect patient-centered care. ◦Explain how
governmental policies related to the health and/or safety of a community affect the coordination of care.
◦Identify national, state, and local policy provisions that raise ethical questions or dilemmas for
care coordination.

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