Dr. T. Komalavalli, D. Kalaimani
Abstract: Background of the study: Children are young human beings. As human beings children have a certain moral status. There are things that should not be done to them for the simple reason that they are human. At the same time children are different form adult human beings.Methods: A descriptive research design, The investigator selected NON EXPERIMENTAL research design for the study. The present study was conducted at selected karpaga vinayaga institute of medical science and research centre. The population of the present study comprised of staff nurses working in at selected hospital.sample size was 100 staff nurses.sampling technique non probability convenient sampling technique. Result: The study results revealed that the frequency and percentage distribution of samples based on level of knowledge regarding legal and ethical concepts in nursing care of children., of all 100 samples 80 (80 %) of samples have adequate knowledge, 12 (12 %) of samples have moderate knowledge and only 08 (8 %) of the samples have inadequate knowledge.
Keywords: Knowledge, legal and ethical, children, nursing care