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Essentials of Nursing Law and Ethics

Essentials of Nursing Law and Ethics

  • Author: Susan J. Westrick,Katherine McCormack Dempski
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • ISBN: 1449666574
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 319
  • View: 7628
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An Outstanding Reference Covering the Legal and Ethical Issues Important to the Nursing Profession! Essentials of Nursing Law and Ethics is an authoritative resource designed to meet the needs of both nursing students and practicing nurses. This reference is a compilation of brief chapters covering such diverse legal and ethical topics as documentation, patient teaching, and confidentiality to the more complex areas of end of life and advanced directives. In addition, this text includes those issues pertinent to nurses's everyday practice including refusing patient assignment, sexual harrassment in the workplace, and the Americans with Disabilities Act. An outstanding reference, this text focuses on the most important legal and ethical issues of the nursing profession. Instructors Resources include a test bank with answers and rationales.

Nursing Law and Ethics

Nursing Law and Ethics

  • Author: John Tingle,Alan Cribb
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118492331
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 448
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Nursing Law and Ethics explores a variety of key legal and ethical issues in nursing practice using a thought-provoking and holistic approach. It addresses both what the law requires and what is right, and explores whether these two are always the same. The book provides an overview of the legal, ethical and professional dimensions of nursing, followed by exploration of key issues in greater depth. This edition features updated legislation and new material on patient safety. Key topics are accompanied by both a legal and an ethical perspective, covering both law and ethics Case examples throughout place concepts in a real-life context Written by experts in the field and includes contributions from leading nurses, lawyers and ethicists Accessible, relevant, and comprehensive, this title is ideal for pre- and post-registration nurses.

Ethics, Law and Nursing

Ethics, Law and Nursing

  • Author: Nina Fletcher,Janet Holt
  • Publisher: Manchester University Press
  • ISBN: 9780719040504
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 233
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An introduction to the ethical and legal dilemmas in nursing practice, this text is designed to provoke the nurse to reflect on the nature of his or her professional obligations and future practice. The authors firstly familiarise the reader with the basic principles of ethical debate and the overall structure of the legal system as it effects nurses. They then address the fundamental dilemmas of nursing practice, such as whether or not paternalism can ever be justified, if patients have the right to die, and what a nurse's response should be to poor professional practice by colleagues. The book aims to enhance the reader's understanding of the issues, and to educate nurses to develop their own skills of reasoning and judgement.

Nursing Ethics and Law

Nursing Ethics and Law

  • Author: Jacqulyn Kay Hall
  • Publisher: W.B. Saunders Company
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Philosophy
  • Page: 508
  • View: 1373
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This text integrates law and ethics in nursing. Ideal ethical behaviour is described for specific nursing values, as well as the minimum legal behaviour that should result, and the reality if it differs. The author discusses separate nursing behaviour in relationships with patients and non-patients. The text's emphasis on legal principles allows for quick and easy understanding, thus avoiding the need for nurses to get bogged down in the fine details of the law.

Law and Ethics in Nursing and Health Care

Law and Ethics in Nursing and Health Care

  • Author: Judith Hendrick
  • Publisher: Nelson Thornes
  • ISBN: 9780748733217
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 254
  • View: 9730
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Written in a non-technical style, this topical text encourages the reader to work through the differences and similarities between law and ethics. Using case studies at the beginning of each chapter to demonstrate scenarios that health professionals may face in day-to-day practice, with a theoretical discussion of legal and ethical issues.

Law and Ethics in Children's Nursing

Law and Ethics in Children's Nursing

  • Author: Judith Hendrick
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1444347632
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 272
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Law and Ethics in Children's Nursing is an important and practical guide on the legal and ethical spects of child healthcare that enables nurses to understand the legal and ethical principles that underpin everyday nursing practice. It explores the concept of childhood and children's rights, the extent to which their rights are upheld in a variety of settings, and the relationship between law and ethics and how they interact in resolving problems and dilemmas that commonly arise in practice. With case studies, learning outcomes and scenarios throughout, Law and Ethics in Children's Nursing places the care and treatment of children in a legal and ethical framework, and explores the way in which legal and ethical aspects of children's nursing differ from those of adults. It explores general principles such as autonomy and consent, confidentiality, accountability and negligence. It then goes on to look at specialist areas such as abortion, sterilisation, research, mental health, organ donation, child protection and death.

Ethics and Law for Australian Nurses

Ethics and Law for Australian Nurses

  • Author: Kim Atkins,Sheryl de Lacey,Rebecca Ripperger,Bonnie Britton
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • ISBN: 1108293751
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: N.A
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The third edition of Ethics and Law for Australian Nurses develops an innovative practical framework for understanding the ethical and legal dimensions of nursing practice in Australia. Taking a 'relational' approach to practice, the text foregrounds the concepts of personhood, vulnerability and the nurse-patient relationship as the source of a nurse's moral and legal obligations. This approach is central to the book's discussion of key ethical and legal concepts throughout the text including consent and autonomy, negligence and liability, confidentiality and trust, and culturally safe practice. This edition has been thoroughly revised to include the latest research and methods, updated legislation and links to professional documentation, along with a new chapter on aged care. Student learning is supported by case studies, legal case extracts and learning exercises. A new instructor companion website features a curated suite of multimedia resources and extension questions.

Ethical and Legal Aspects of Nursing

Ethical and Legal Aspects of Nursing

  • Author: Joseph T. Catalano
  • Publisher: Springhouse Publishing Company
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 138
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Part of the acclaimed Springhouse Notes series, this newly expanded edition presents essential course material in an outline format to help you make better use of study time. It offers the core topics found in major textbooks on the subject, plus special features that make concepts easy to understand and recall.

Patients' Rights, Law and Ethics for Nurses, Second Edition

Patients' Rights, Law and Ethics for Nurses, Second Edition

  • Author: Paul Buka
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • ISBN: 1482217414
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 251
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The second edition of this acclaimed text integrates health care law and ethics in relation to patients’ rights and in the context of everyday nursing and health care practice. Focusing on principles of law and including clear outlines of the essential legal precedent, the author lays a solid foundation for understanding the intersection of law, ethics and the rights of the patient. Comprehensive yet pocket-sized, this is essential reading for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals. Provides a clear understanding not only of basic legal provisions in health care, but also of wider issues relating to human rights Covers topics such as ethical decision making, confidentiality, laws concerning older people, fraud and abuse, and employment regulations Uses an easy-to-read style that conveys key principles in an accessible way Includes thinking points, case studies and relevant case law to help link theory to practice

Law and Ethics in Nursing and Healthcare

Law and Ethics in Nursing and Healthcare

An Introduction

  • Author: Graham Avery
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 1473998328
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 392
  • View: 1555
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Now in its second edition, Law and Ethics in Nursing and Healthcare: An Introduction continues to provide all the information nursing and healthcare students need to know about ‘what is legal’ and ‘how to decide what is right’ in order to practise safely and ethically. Graham Avery focuses directly on the vital areas – such as negligence, consent, confidentiality, and professional conduct – with a practical and accessible approach aimed at healthcare students as well as practitioners. Key features include: a new chapter on Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards. Up-to-date information related to the Health and Social Care Act 2012 and the Francis Report. Real life case studies to help students think critically about difficult clinical situations. End-of-chapter scenarios activities with suggested answers to reinforce knowledge. Qualified as a Registered Nurse and holding an MA in Medical Law and Ethics, Graham Avery is a Lecturer at the University of Essex.

Ethics, Law and Health Care

Ethics, Law and Health Care

A guide for nurses and midwives

  • Author: NA Shih-Ning,Fiona McDonald,M.P. Joseph,Anthony Lowrie
  • Publisher: Palgrave
  • ISBN: 9781420256833
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 288
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Understanding ethics and law in health care is an essential part of nurses' and midwives' professional standards. Ethics, Law and Health Care focuses on teaching applied ethics and law in a manner that illustrates the real world applications of these core components of the nursing and midwifery curriculum and practice. It equips readers with the ability to recognise and address legal and ethical issues that will arise in their professional practice. The book uses the four principles of biomedical ethics (autonomy, non-maleficence, beneficence and justice) together with the use of both the Nursing and Midwifery Codes of Ethics and Codes of Professional Conduct, issued by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, as a central means through which to analyse and approach ethical and legal issues. Ethics, Law and Health Care is scaffolded to assist readers in understanding legal and ethical principles, to integrate them in the context of a particular issue within professional practice, and provide them with a decision-making framework to take action in a professional context by utilising the Codes as well as state and federal law. Aided by pedagogical features such as case studies, review questions, further reading and a glossary of common terms, this book is an essential resource for students, academics and practitioners. Key Features • Teaches applied ethics and law in a manner that illustrates the 'real world' applications of the core components of the nursing and midwifery curriculum and practice. • Scaffolded to assist readers in understanding legal and ethical principles, integrate them in the context of a particular issue or problem within professional practice, and provide them with a framework to take action in a professional context. • Full copies of the Codes of Ethics and Professional Conduct for Nurses and Midwives are provided as appendixes for ease of reference. • An online Tutorial Guide provides readers with examples of ethical and legal solutions to the end of chapter scenarios by utilising the decision-making framework.

Law and Ethics in Advanced Practice Nursing

Law and Ethics in Advanced Practice Nursing

  • Author: Ms. Diane K Kjervik, JD, RN, MSN, FAAN,Ms. Edith Ann Brous, JD, RN, MS, MPH
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • ISBN: 9780826114594
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 226
  • View: 4441
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Designated a Doody's Core Title! "This is an extremely valuable book for practicing APNs and students in APN programs. The authors demystify legal/ethical/political issues and make them understandable for advanced practice nurses. The authors help to focus APNs on these important and necessary aspects of nursing practice."Score: 100, 5 stars --Doody's The book presents an overview of the history and current state of advance practice nursing and the law both nationally and internationally. The authors provide detailed, exemplary legal and ethical case studies that frame pivotal moments in practice. The book's key topics include nursing pedagogy related to law, international law and nursing, future roles for APNs that may be legally and ethically supported, and potential challenges to APN practice. The book also discusses current issues that affect nursing law for advance practice, such as autonomy in end of life situations, conflicts between professional duties, and caring needs. Key Features: Presents the history and current state of the law and advance practice nursing Summarizes and analyzes legal and ethical issues facing APNs Provides guidelines for how to prevent lawsuits Offers guidance on dealing with a lawsuit filed against you Provides international comparisons of legal and ethical considerations

The Legal, Professional, and Ethical Dimensions of Education in Nursing

The Legal, Professional, and Ethical Dimensions of Education in Nursing

Second Edition

  • Author: Mable Smith
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • ISBN: 0826199534
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 376
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Law, Ethics and Professional Issues for Nursing

Law, Ethics and Professional Issues for Nursing

A Reflective and Portfolio-Building Approach

  • Author: Herman Wheeler
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1136504044
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 334
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This comprehensive new textbook covers core ethical and legal content for pre-registration nursing students. It provides readers with a sound understanding of the interrelationships between the NMC's code of conduct, standards and competencies, ethics and relevant sections of the English legal system. The only truly integrated text in the field, it opens with overviews of law and nursing, and ethical theories and nursing. It goes on to explore key areas of contention – such as negligence, confidentiality and consent – from legal and ethical perspectives, mapping the discussion onto the NMC code of conduct. The chapters include objectives, patient-focused case scenarios, key points, activities, questions, areas for reflection, further reading and a summary. Case law and statutes and ethical theories are presented where appropriate. Written by an experienced nurse-lecturer with a law and ethics teaching background, Law, Ethics and Professional Issues for Nursing is essential reading for all pre-registration nursing students, as well as students of other healthcare professions.

Ethics, Law, and the Veterinary Nurse

Ethics, Law, and the Veterinary Nurse

  • Author: Sophie Pullen,Carol Gray
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0750688440
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 174
  • View: 1136
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This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. Having an awareness of the law is an invaluable resource, especially for those in the veterinary field. Ethics, Law, and the Veterinary Nurse addresses the laws and ethics specifically related to veterinary nursing with knowledge. The book's expert authors use their experience in teaching and law to create an essential resource for veterinary nurses. Case examples illustrate various issues and highlight the relevance of these to everyday practice, plus the book covers regulation, representation, research ethics, and the Veterinary Surgeon's Act for a complete handbook to law and ethics as they relate to veterinary nursing. Created for veterinary nurses that deals with everyday situations in veterinary practice and relates them to the law and veterinary ethics. Supports the veterinary nursing curriculum at all levels as a complete reference on law and ethics. Clinical scenarios represent real-life situations and discuss the legal and ethical principles involved in different courses of action. Comprehensive coverage of ethics and law makes this book an essential reference for every veterinary nurse and veterinary practice.

Legal and Ethical Issues in Nursing

Legal and Ethical Issues in Nursing

  • Author: Ginny Wacker Guido
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • ISBN: 9780133355871
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 460
  • View: 8845
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Fully updated, revised, and expanded, the new edition of Legal and Ethical Issues in Nursing reflects current and emerging influences of the law, legal issues, and ethical issues on nursing practice. It addresses the expanding autonomous roles of nurses at all levels of education and licensure, and in all settings. It also reflects innovative health care delivery models, as well as new federal and state laws, including the ACA. This edition's new ethical scenarios more realistically integrate ethics with personal legal accountability, and encourage deeper reflection on connections between law and ethics. Popular features from previous editions are retained, including chapter previews, objectives, key terms, application exercises, guidelines, chapter summaries, and “You Be the Judge” features at the end of each chapter.

Fundamental Aspects of Legal, Ethical and Professional Issues in Nursing 2nd Edition

Fundamental Aspects of Legal, Ethical and Professional Issues in Nursing 2nd Edition

  • Author: Sally Carvalho,Maggie Reeves,Jacquie Orford
  • Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
  • ISBN: 1856424464
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 105
  • View: 6848
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This popular title from the Fundamental Aspects of Nursing series has been revised and updated to reflect the advances in the field. Vital reading for all student nurses to help them develop an understanding of the myriad of dilemmas in professional practice and ensure they meet professional standards. This book will outline the implications and application of the relevant recent legislation that relates to nursing practice. Professionally, this book will look at the demands and requirements of nursing, as it moves to an all graduate profession, and the subsequent legal and ethical implications. It will also be helpful for qualified nurses as a refresher text & for those undertaking Overseas Nurses' Programmes. With the new Nursing and Midwifery Council's proposals, there is a greater emphasis on nurses' awareness and ability to use, and be assessed in, legal, ethical and professional issues in their clinical practice.

Ethical and Legal Issues for Doctoral Nursing Students

Ethical and Legal Issues for Doctoral Nursing Students

A Textbook for Students and Reference for Nurse Leaders

  • Author: Anne Griswold Peirce,Jennifer A. Smith
  • Publisher: DEStech Publications, Inc
  • ISBN: 1605950580
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 328
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Designed for ethics courses in nursing PhD and DNP programs, this book offers coverage of ethical patient care, care in vulnerable populations, legal influences on ethical care, ethical businesses practices, and research ethics that are discussed and analyzed by experts.

Nurse's Legal Handbook

Nurse's Legal Handbook

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN: 9781582552804
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 430
  • View: 9099
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The newly revised Fifth Edition of this handbook is an up-to-the-minute, authoritative guide to the legal and ethical issues faced daily by nurses. Replete with real-life examples and information from hundreds of court cases, the book covers the full range of contemporary concerns, including computer documentation, cloning, stem cell research, pain management, euthanasia, prescribing, privacy, and confidentiality as well as the nursing shortage. New topics include workplace violence and harassment, needlesticks, telephone triage, and quality assurance. A new Legal Tip logo highlights proactive, protective actions nurses can take, and an entire chapter explains step-by-step what to expect in a malpractice lawsuit.

Ethics and Law in Nursing

Ethics and Law in Nursing

Professional Perspectives

  • Author: Kathleen M. Fenner
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 210
  • View: 4620
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