The Ethics and Legalities of Medication Error Disclosure

The Ethics and Legalities of Medication Error Disclosure

•Consider the ethical implications of disclosure and nondisclosure. •Research federal and state laws for advanced practice nurses. Reflect on the legal implications of disclosure and nondisclosure for you and the health clinic. •Consider what you would do as the advanced practice nurse in this scenario including whether or not you would disclose your error. •Review the Institute for Safe Medication Practices website in the Learning Resources. Consider the process of writing prescriptions. Think about strategies to avoid medication errors.