You see another nurse practitioner writing a prescription for her husband, who is not a patient of the nurse practitioner. The prescription is for a narcotic. You cant decide whether or not to report the incident.
Review the scenario assigned by your Instructor for this Assignment (see above case).
Explain the ethical and legal implications of the scenario on all stakeholders involved, such as the prescriber, pharmacist, patient, and patients family.
Describe strategies to address disclosure and nondisclosure as identified in the scenario. Be sure to reference laws specific to your state.
Explain two strategies that you, as an advanced practice nurse, would use to guide your decision making in this scenario, including whether you would disclose your error. Be sure to justify your explanation.
Explain the process of writing prescriptions, including strategies to minimize medication errors.
DO NOT USE references such as Up-to-Date and Web MD are not preferred sources.