§ Explain basic legal and ethical terms and guidelines that pertain to the topic of workplace discrimination.
§ Summarize your findings from the EEOC website, including types of discrimination and those most frequently charged, trends in reporting of discrimination, and implications for healthcare organizations in statistics and trends.
§ Explain legal protections for employees with regard to discrimination in the workplace.
§ Explain the role of nurse executives in reporting potential violations of employment law.
§ Analyze potential ethical conflicts nurse executives may face in accusations and lawsuits related to charges of discrimination.
§ Explain recommendations for negotiating those ethical conflicts.
§ Explain the role of nurse executives in preventing discriminatory practices in a healthcare setting and ways discrimination may be managed.