Medication Rights & Ethical and Legal Aspect in Nursing Practice Questions

Please answer ONE of the following Discussion Questions. Please be certain to include the number of the DQ being answered and provide a well-developed and complete answer to receive credit. Also, please ensure to have read the assigned chapters for the current week.

DQ-1 In regards to patient teaching and education, what are some ways in which a nurse can minimize the risk of liability? Provide an example.

DQ-2 What are the medication rights?

In what circumstances, can a nurse NOT follow the physicians written order?

How can a nurse become negligent with medication administration?

DQ-3 Why is there special importance given to HIV and confidentiality? Please explain.

Can a minor receive HIV treatment without the authorization of a parent or guardian? Explain your answer either way.