After studying Module 1: Lecture Materials & Resources, discuss the following:
The unlawful restraint of a patient can be a legal pitfall for the PMHNP. K.W. was found eating hamburgers out of a Mcdonald’s dumpster and drinking water from an old water hose. She had not taken a bath in weeks. She refused to live in an apartment because she wants to “live off the fat of the land.”
Based on the information provided, should this person be involuntarily committed?
Cite the Baker Act law to defend your position.
Find one newspaper article written in the last 5 years regarding a Florida adult that supports your position. Summarize the details of the case, the laws cited.
Formatted, and cited in current American psychological association style with support from at least 2 academic sources. Find one newspaper article from the last five years about a Florida adult that supports your point of view. Summarize the facts of the case and the laws that were cited.
Formatted and cited in current American psychological association style, with at least two academic sources of support.
Your initial post should be at least 500 words, formatted, and cited in current APA style with support from at least 2 academic sources. Your initial post is worth 8 points.