how your institution meets requirements of both the PSDA and HIPAA. Discuss the
adequacy of each process and nursing’s involvement.
is the process for obtaining support and guidance for dealing with ethical
concerns and dilemmas in your institution? If there is an ethics committee, how
are referrals made? Who is on the committee, and how are members chosen? Talk
with a member of an ethics committee, and discuss how that person sees his or
her role and the effectiveness of the committee. Review and discuss the ethics
committee tools available online at http://www.wvnec.org.