Nursing Ethics and Legal Issues | Health Care | Online Courses


Course Description: This course covers ethical principles and legal considerations in nursing practice. Participants will learn about patient rights, informed consent, confidentiality, and ethical decision-making to uphold the highest standards of nursing professionalism.

Course Outcomes:

  1. Understand key ethical principles in nursing practice.
  2. Uphold patient rights and confidentiality.
  3. Ensure informed consent in nursing procedures.
  4. Navigate ethical dilemmas in nursing care.
  5. Maintain professional behavior and standards in nursing.


  1. Identify key ethical principles in nursing.
  2. Apply ethical principles in clinical decision-making.
  3. Ensure patient rights and confidentiality are maintained.
  4. Navigate and resolve ethical dilemmas in nursing practice.
  5. Develop strategies for maintaining professionalism in nursing.
  6. Understand legal and regulatory aspects of nursing ethics.
  7. Evaluate the impact of ethical decision-making on patient care.
  8. Implement best practices for informed consent.
  9. Conduct ethical reviews and case discussions.
  10. Review case studies to apply ethical principles in real-world settings.


  1. Introduction to Nursing Ethics and Legal Issues
  2. Ethical Principles in Nursing
  3. Patient Rights and Confidentiality
  4. Informed Consent and Decision Making
  5. Ethical Issues in Clinical Practice
  6. Professional Behavior and Standards
  7. Managing Ethical Dilemmas
  8. Legal Considerations in Nursing Ethics
  9. Case Studies in Ethical Decision Making
  10. Best Practices in Nursing Ethics


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