Institute of Nursing and Midwifery-Jinnah Sindh Medical University (JSMU) held a seminar to educate the nursing students about the ethical and legal issues in nursing and reduce the risk of malpractice and negligence.
Vice Chancellor Professor Amjad Siraj Memon said in the statement here on Friday that nurses were recognized healthcare professionals and essential to the core medical teams.
Emphasizing the critical role of the nursing profession in the healthcare system, Principal IoNM-JSMU Rozina Jalaluddin said nurses often face ethically challenging situations for which they were held liable through prompting complaints, formal disciplinary action, and other legal troubles.
The guest speaker for the session was Margaret Rose, principal National Institute of Child Health and NICH Focal Person Shabana Wazir. They spoke about the number of legal issues related to nursing practice, including licenses, nursing training, and standards of care. Registrar JSMU Dr Azam Khan thanked the guest speakers for their presence and appreciated the efforts of the Institute of Nursing and Midwifery.