Ethical issues of an APNP

Ethical issues of an APNP

Ethical issues of an APNP

  • Legal issues, ethical considerations and risk management (insurance) – In your opinion, what is the relationship among these topics as they relate to NP’s?
  • Define/describe what each of these are.
  • Describe how each of these are interrelated.
  • Provide an example of how ethics is interrelated into the legal issues of malpractice.
  • Provide a journal summary to support your ideas.
  • Please use ANA Code of Ethical Standards to guide the ethics discussion.



  1. Post an initial substantive response of 250 words to each question
  2. Please be sure to validate your opinions and ideas with citations and references in APA format.
  3. References and citations should conform to the APA 6th edition.
  4. Provide professional feedback to minimal of 2 colleagues. Provide constructive feedback that is helpful for improving the APN professional resume (Fonts, length, experience, etc)
  5. Provide feedback using the “constructive feedback “sandwich” model. This is 1 positive, 2 constructive/improvements, and then 1 positive. Professor will grade on this.

Helens’ Resume:

Helen Love

316 East 4th Street

Crowley, LA 70526


Family nurse practitioner with more than thirty years of healthcare experience that has enriched this APN with the ability to align with an organization’s mission while safely providing high quality care. As an APN working with your organization, knowledge gained through education and experience will be an asset to improve patient outcomes by utilizing current research models to improve care.



Herzing University Madison, WI

Master of Science in Nursing with a Concentration in Family Nurse Practitioner Expected April 2019

Chamberlain College of Nursing Downer’s Grove, IL

Bachelor of Science in Nursing July 2013

Louisiana State University Eunice, LA

Associate of Science in Nursing June, 1983

Louisiana RN License: RN050913

Public Health Nurse 1, Lipid Management, PICC Line Insertion (needs renewal), Basic Life Support


Professional Experience

Acadia General Hospital Crowley, LA

Registered Nurse Medical/Surgical Floor 10/16 – Present

  • Registered nurse medical/surgical floor
  • Serve as Charge Nurse on weekends
  • Involved in all aspects of the care and discharge of the patient

Aloha Home Care Melbourne, FL

Administrator 12/14 – 02/16

  • Responsible for day to day agency operations
  • Interviewing and hiring
  • Joint Commission preparation


Director of Patient Care Services 01/13 – 12/14

  • Manage and train professional staff on Oasis C1 documentation
  • Marketed the service to physicians
  • Revision of policies and procedures


Heartfelt Home Care Orlando, FL

General Manager 10/11 – 08/12

  • Wrote a urology program for the agency
  • Provided in-services to the staff on documentation
  • Agency was a member of an accountable care organization

Rescare Home Care Melbourne, FL

Director of Nursing 08/07 – 01/10

  • Supervised RNS, PT, OT, ST, and home health aids
  • Negotiated contractual agreements
  • Quality assurance and chart reviews

Mederi/CareTenders Vero Beach, FL

Clinical Manager 07/02 – 07/07

  • Coding for the agency
  • Patient care visits
  • Documentation of Oasis data

Physician’s Choice Home Health Vero Beach, FL

Patient Care Liaison 05/99 – 07/02

  • Marketing for the agency
  • Radio and television appearances
  • Successfully obtained more than 30 Medicare referrals per month

Experience Works Vero Beach, FL

Administrator 02/97 – 04/99


  • Two Medicare surveys without discrepancies
  • Went before the board of directors of Indian River Medical Center requesting funding for agency
  • Patient care visits


Clinical Experience

Iberia General Hospital New Iberia, LA

House Supervisor 08/90 – 09/96

Dauterive Hospital

Med/Surg, ICU, L&D, ER, House SupervisorNew Iberia, LA

06/83 – 08/90

Brookes Resume:

Brooke Arrington MSN, APRN, FNP-C

3305 Charles Street, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221

Cell: 330-219-3960 –


Seeking the opportunity to deliver primary care management to patients of all ages across the lifespan while developing and building a trusting and lasting relationship to bring about positive outcomes.


Herzing University –

Master of Science-Family Nurse Practitioner, 2018

Ohio University – Athens, OH

Bachelor of Science: Nursing, 2012

Graduated Cum Laude

Cuyahoga Community College – Cleveland, OH

Associate of Applied Science: Nursing, 2003


Summa Health-Akron City Hospital – Akron, OH

January 2008 to Current

Registered Nurse, Clinical Coordinator-Emergency Department

Care of patients in a high volume Level I Trauma Center and Certified Stroke Center. Troubleshoot and oversee overall function of ER to achieve prompt patient care and rapid patient turnaround time. Provides input into employee performance evaluations. Guides, counsels and assists with employee discipline process.

University of Akron-School of Nursing – Akron, OH

August 2014 to December 2017

Part Time Faculty-Clinical Instructor

Mentor students during clinical rotations at local hospitals. Provide feedback. Participate in discussions using Springboard; as well as grading of various assignments.

American Mobile Healthcare – San Diego, CA

July 2005 to December 2005

Registered Nurse; Travel-Intensive Care Unit

Care of patients in multiple ICU settings including SICU, MICU, NICU, Cardiac and Trauma ICU.

Cleveland Clinic – Cleveland, OH

May 2003 to January 2008

Registered Nurse-Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit

Care of patients immediate post open heart surgery. Including recovery phase, vent management, chest tube removal; as well as experience with multiple IV drug infusions, arterial lines and Swan Ganz catheters. During part of this time I also worked on the heart and lung transplant team assisting with organ harvesting and procurement.

Professional organization

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)

Emergency Nurses Association (ENA)


Basic Life Support (BLS)/Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) 2003 to present

Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-C) 2018

Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) 2015

Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC) 2008 to present

NIH Stroke Scale Certification 2014 to present

Skills and Strengths

RN preceptor Dependable

RN scheduler Motivated

Ethical issues of an APNP