2 Discussions set 2

Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Care – SHMK8 – 01-16-24 – Sect2 (450 words 3 sources)

Please respond to ONE of the following prompts.

  • What questions on employment questionnaires or during employment interviews is the nurse allowed not to answer and should never have been asked? What is the polite way to avoid answering questions that should not have been asked during an interview? How can you avoid asking questions that should not be asked when you are interviewing someone?


  • How does the doctrine of indemnification further the concept that individuals are ultimately responsible for their own actions?
  • Guido, G. W. (2020). Legal and ethical issues in nursing (7th ed.). Prentice Hall. ISBN: 9780134701233. Read Chapters 14 & 15.
  • Pozgar, G. D. (2020). Legal and ethical issues for health professionals (5th ed.). Jones and Bartlett. ISBN: 9781284144185. Read Chapters 7, 8, & 11.

Diverse Populations & Health Care – THKN8 – 01-16-24 – Sect2 (450 words 3 sources)

Almost half the children living in the U. S. live in poverty (Kersey-Matusiak, 2019). Social determinants of childhood health often lead to adverse health outcomes in children and across the life span.

Conduct a literature search to locate a journal article related to children living in poverty, maltreated children, LGBTQ children, or immigrant children. What are health risks disproportionately higher for the child population you selected? What supports could you offer the family through local or national organizations to address your selected population’s health risks? What factors influence your motivation to provide culturally sensitive care to your chosen population?


  • Kersey-Matusiak, G. (2018). Delivering culturally competent nursing care: Working with diverse and vulnerable populations (2nd ed.). Springer. ISBN: 9780826137272. Read Chapter 14.
  • You have learned while obtaining your BSN, the AACN Cultural Competencies. Please be sure to test your knowledge at the end of the chapter to assess where you are currently with your cultural competency.
  • Alegria, M., Atkins, M., Farmer, E., Slaton, E., & Stelk, W. (2010). . Administration and Policy in Mental Health, 37(1-2), 48-60.
  • Yildiz, S., Toruner, E. K., & Altay, N. (2018). . Journal of Nursing Research and Practice, 2(2), 6-10.
  • The School of Life. (2019, June 5). How to Know Yourself. [Video.] YouTube.