Explain the legal and ethical issues in the case.

Explain the legal and ethical issues in the case.

Social Networking and Nursing

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Social Networking and Nursing

For this discussion, locate an article or news announcement of a case resulting in a breach of professionalism in an instance of a healthcare professional using social
networking. Make sure to support your answer with course readings or other academic resources.
In this discussion’s initial post, address the following:
• Describe the case, including the breach of professionalism.
• Which provision in the ANA Code of Ethics, linked in Resources, was violated?
• Explain the legal and ethical issues in the case.
• What steps would you have taken given a similar situation?

American Nurses Association. (2011, September). Principles for social networking and the nurse. Silver Spring, MD: Author.
National Council of State Boards of Nursing. (2011, August). White Paper: A nurses’s guide to the use of social media. Chicago, IL: Author.
Please follow the scoring guideline: Applies relevant course concepts, theories, or materials correctly. Collaborates with fellow learners, relating the discussion to
relevant course concepts. Applies relevant professional, personal, or other real-world experiences. Supports position with applicable knowledge.

Please be sure to follow the scoring guidelines, eliminate over use of commas and repetitive sentences/statements. Use the correct APA format, use current and reliable


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