Topic 1: The Legal Implications of Acceptance or Refusal of an Assignment
After reviewing the ANA position statement on “Rights of Registered Nurses when Considering a Patient Assignment,” discuss the legal and ethical implications of accepting assignments. When delegating assignments to unlicensed personnel, what considerations need to be considered? What insurance issues come into play? Analyze the legal principle of Respondeat Superior.
More than 3 references including Westricks 2014, essential of nursing law and ethics