Legal Issues in Nursing

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Course No: HSCI.3200-031; SIS Class Nbr: 8336

Course Description

This course provides an overview of legal issues nurses encounter in clinical practice. Case studies will be used to identify common risks to safety and quality of care. to examine the legal process when lawsuits are filed and to identify preventive strategies which improve quality of care and therefore, decrease legal risks for nurses.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

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  • Credits: 3;
  • Instructor: Pauline Ladebauche
  • UMass Lowell Bookstore

When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Spring 2017: Jan 17 to Apr 29
  • Chat Hours: Wed 7-8pm*
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1125
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

*Chat Hours provide an opportunity for the instructor and students to communicate in "real time". It is an informative and interactive session where course related questions, answers, and discussions take place. While student attendance during chat hours is not required, it is highly recommended. Weekly chat sessions are archived for students who are not able to participate in the live chat sessions at the scheduled times.

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