Pharmacology Legal and Ethical Implications of prescribing drugs

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Consider the legal and ethical implications of prescribing prescription drugs, disclosure, and nondisclosure.


·  A friend calls and asks you to prescribe a medication for her. You have this autonomy, but you don’t have your friend’s medical history. You write the prescription anyway.


·  Search specific laws and standards for prescribing prescription drugs and for addressing medication errors for GEORGIA.


·  Consider the ethical and legal implications of the scenario for all stakeholders involved, such as the prescriber, pharmacist, patient, and patient’s family.


·  Think about two strategies that you, as an advanced practice nurse, would use to guide your ethically and legally responsible decision-making in this scenario, including whether you would disclose any medication errors.

Write a 3-page paper that addresses the following:


·  Explain the ethical and legal implications of the scenario (  A friend calls and asks you to prescribe a medication for her. You have this autonomy, but you don’t have your friend’s medical history. You write the prescription anyway. ) on all stakeholders involved, such as the prescriber, pharmacist, patient, and patient’s family.


·  Describe strategies to address disclosure and nondisclosure as identified in the scenario you selected. Be sure to reference laws specific to your state.


·  Explain two strategies that you, as an advanced practice nurse, would use to guide your decision making in this scenario, including whether you would disclose your error. Be sure to justify your explanation. 


·  Explain the process of writing prescriptions, including strategies to minimize medication errors.

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