Legal and Ethical Issues in Dermatology and Cosmetic Nursing
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This module has been developed as an educational tool to help improve your knowledge of the role of the nurse specialist and the specific clinical, ethical and legal issues that might arise when taking on these roles in the field of Dermatology or Cosmetic Nursing.

This 4 hour CPD will cover the following topics:

  • Criminal and Civil law
  • Negligence
  • Scope of practice
  • Consent
  • Advocacy of healthcare

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this CPD module, you should be able to:

  • define legal terminology related to dermatology and cosmetic nursing practice
  • identify key standards of practice which facilitate legal and ethical approaches to patient centred care
  • reflect upon the legal and ethical issues that affect dermatology and cosmetic nursing practice.
Prerequisites Nil
Course dates On enrolment at your own pace
Mode of delivery Online
Course duration 4 CPD hours
ACN Member Fee $108.90
Non-member Fee $121.00