Patient Rights and Legal issues paper

People with psychiatric problems are vulnerable to mistreatment and abuse, laws have been passed that guarantee them legal protection. These laws offer protection of self-determinism, protection against discrimination in employment, and protection against mistreatment in health care settings (Boyd & Luebbert, 2020)
Write a 4-5 page discussing the following concepts using APA format. The discussion section of the paper should be no more than 4-5 pages in length not including the title page, conclusion paragraph, level of headings and reference page(s); Include a minimum of 5 peer reviewed scholarly nursing journals as references.

Concept 1: Consider the relationship of self-determination to competence by differentiating patients who are competent to give consent and those who are incompetent. Discuss the steps in determining whether a patient is competent to provide informed consent for a treatment.
Concept 2: Define competency to consent to or refuse treatment and relate the definition to the Self-Determination Act.
Concept 3: Discuss the purposes of living wills and health proxies. Discuss their use in psychiatric- mental health care.
Concept 4: Identify the legal and ethical issues underlying the Tarasoff case and mandates to inform.
Concept 5: Compare the authority and responsibilities of the internal rights protection system with those of the external advocacy system. (Give an example of each, i.e. internal rights protection vs external advocacy system).
Concept 6: Describe the differences between UST (Unfit to stand trial), NGRI( Not guilty by reason of insanity), and GBMI (Guilty but Mentally Ill). Give an example of a famous trial outcome using each criminal judicial process (UST, GBMI, and GBMI).
Concept 7: Discuss the legal liability in psychiatric nursing practice
Concept 8: Discuss HIPAA and Protection of Health Information versus Mandates to Inform

Patient Rights and Legal Issues

Quality of Content (80 Points)
_____/10: Concept 1: Consider the relationship of self-determination to competence by differentiating patients who are competent to give consent and those who are incompetent. Discuss the steps in determining whether a patient is competent to provide informed consent for a treatment.
_____/10: Concept 2: Define competency to consent to or refuse treatment and relate the definition to the Self-Determination Act.
_____/10: Concept 3: Discuss the purposes of living wills and health proxies. Discuss their use in psychiatric- mental health care.
_____/10: Concept 4: Identify the legal and ethical issues underlying the Tarasoff case and mandates to inform.
_____/10: Concept 5: Compare the authority and responsibilities of the internal rights protection system with those of the external advocacy system.
_____/10: Concept 6: Describe the differences between UST (Unfit to stand trial), NGRI( Not guilty by reason of insanity), and GBMI (Guilty but Mentally Ill). Give an example of a famous trial outcome using each criminal judicial process (UST, GBMI, and GBMI).
_____/10: Concept 7: Describe the legal liability in psychiatric nursing practice
_____/10: Concept 8: Discuss HIPAA and Protection of Health Information versus Mandates to Inform (Boyd & Luebbert, 2020)
Include minimum of 5 Peer reviewed Scholarly journals, and websites if applicable.

Quality of Writing (20 Points)
__/5: Format – Professional Presentation and if Text meets APA/MSN standards
__/5: Organization – Organization of paper demonstrates critical thinking
__/5: Precision – Student uses terminology and writes clearly and concisely
__/5: Mechanics – Student spells, constructs sentences, and punctuates correctly

Total: 100%

N.B Please include an introductory and concluding part . Thank you .

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