HCS 478 Negligence Paper
HCS 478 Negligence Paper Recent
Access The Neighborhood using the link on the student website.
Read the article “Amputation Mishap; Negligence” in the NBH newspaper under Season 3, Episode 7.
Write a 1050- to 1500-word paper differentiating between negligence, gross negligence, and malpractice. Based on your information, decide if you agree with the statement in the newspaper.
Provide your rationale for your decision.
Describe the importance of documentation (relating to this simulation) and its correlation to potential negligence.
If you were the nurse in this situation, what ethical principles would guide your practice?
How would you document the case to satisfy ethical and legal requirements?
Include at least three references from peer-reviewed journals.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
Include in the presentation the role of the nurse in caring for this family and how an ethical decision-making model could be applied in searching for a resolution.