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Legal and Ethical Issues in Nursing

Healthcare providers are under pressure to discharge patients according to protocols and guidelines. What is your obligation as the leader in this situation? What are the social, political, legal, ethical, legislative, and regulatory influences related to this issue? What leadership skills and strategies should a nurse leader use to advocate for positive change related to discharge? Please have one in-text reference in APA format that is less than five years old.

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My obligation as the leader in this situation is to ensure that all protocols and guidelines are followed by staff members, in the discharge of patients. The social influence in this issue is that society expects for healthcare providers to follow proper protocols and guidelines. The political influence related to this issue, is the fact that governmental agencies would frown upon organizations that fail ...

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This solution describes legal and ethical considerations in nursing.