Posted: February 26th, 2023

Legal and ethical issues.


Go to the American Nurses Association website Links to an external site.

and find an article there about ethics and/or legal issues that interest you. Then, read and cite one of these articles in your discussion. Post your initial discussion post by Wednesday, and two response posts by Friday.

Items to include in this discussion:

  1. Discuss the pros and cons of your chosen legal or ethical issue.
  2. Give examples of possible scenarios to support both sides of the issue.
  3. Include current HIPAA regulations in your discussion.

Revised 7/1/2022

Discussion Rubric

CRITERIA Excellent (20) Good (13-19) Fair (8-13) Poor (1-7) Not Demonstrated (0) Content/ Comprehension -Critical thinking -Evidence -Construction

*Addresses discussion question completely *Demonstrates understanding of course content and synthesis of concepts *Offers clear point of view and details to support evidence

*Discussion question is not completely addressed but post shows understanding of course content * Point of view is somewhat unclear *Detail is appropriate, but limited

* Discussion question is addressed but post does not demonstrate depth of understanding of course content *Point of view is unclear *Detail is underdeveloped or not appropriate for post

* Discussion question is minimally addressed *Detail supporting evidence or point of view is missing

* Both the initial post and all peer responses are missing

Engagement/ Classroom Interaction -Initial post -Peer responses

* Submits at least 2 peer responses *Initial post is 2-3 paragraphs in length *Extends discussion thread by providing an evaluation of viewpoints, relating to other’s ideas and/or offering new ideas and supporting detail *Uses scholarly reference sources beyond course materials. At least one scholarly reference is listed for the initial post

*Submits at least 2 peer responses *Initial post is 2 paragraphs in length One of the following has occurred: *Peer responses are limited and do not extend the discussion thread *Only course material used as reference sources

*One of the following has occurred: *Initial post is 1 paragraph in length *Missing 1 peer response *Ideas offered in peer responses lack depth *No references are cited

*One of the following has occurred: *Missing the initial post *Missing 2 peer responses

* Both the initial post and all peer responses are missing

Mechanics -Spelling -Grammar -APA

*Writing is coherent, organized and easy to follow. *No spelling, APA or grammatical errors *Scholarly references used from a wide range of sources and are ≤ five years old

*Writing is mostly easy to follow with clear writing * No more than 1 spelling, grammatical or APA error

*Writing has some parts that are unclear *2-3 spelling or grammatical errors present *2-3 APA errors present * Only course materials used for scholarly references

*Post is poorly organized and hard to read; does not flow logically *≥ 3 spelling or grammatical errors *≥ 3 APA errors *Some references not cited OR all references ≥ 5 years old

* Both the initial post and all peer responses are missing

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