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Ethics and Legalities for Nursing Telepractice

Course Code TELE-407
Lecture hours per week
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open

Issues related to the ethics and legalities for nursing telepractice with a diverse population will be explored on a variety of levels. Provincial, federal/international legislation and nursing codes of conduct and their impact on nursing telepractice will be addressed. Confidentiality and information access and security in a technologically enhanced environment is explored. Nurses will also focus on quality control issues when practicing at a distance. Nurses will be provided with the opportunity to apply these concepts in simulated telepractice situations. Spring 2001 – Web delivery Hours: 45