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

Author: Paul Buka
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1482217414
Category: Medical
Page: 251
View: 825
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

Essentials of Nursing Law and Ethics

Author: Susan Westrick,Katherine Dempski
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 0763753025
Category: Law
Page: 319
View: 9108
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 two-page chapters covering topics from legal issues related to basic practice such as documentation, patient teaching, and confidentiality to more complex areas of end of life issues and advanced directives.In addition, Essentials of Nursing Law and Ethics includes those issues pertinent to the everyday practice of nurses including refusing patient assignment, sexual harassment in the workplace and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Nursing Ethics and Professional Responsibility in Advanced Practice

Author: Pamela J. Grace
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284107337
Category: Medical
Page: 448
View: 8573
Nursing Ethics And Professional Responsibility In Advanced Practice, Third Edition Focuses On The Historical Background, Knowledge And Leadership Skills Necessary To Improve The Quality Of Health For Both Individuals And Society. The Text Takes A Comprehensive Approach In Addressing Contemporary Health Issues Faced By Healthcare Professionals Across A Variety Of Settings. The Third Edition Has Been Updated To Reflect Changes In The Healthcare Landscape And To Explore How This Impacts And Expands The Role Of The Advance Practice Nurse. New To The Third Edition: Exploration Of The Role Of Inter-Professional Ethics Expanded Content On Social Justice Including Advocacy For Vulnerable Populations And Global Issues Additional Content On Gerontologic Issues New Content On Men’S Health Issues And Substance Abuse Focus On Perioperative And CRNA Issues

Ethics and Issues in Contemporary Nursing

Author: Margaret Burkhardt,Alvita Nathaniel
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1133129161
Category: Medical
Page: 576
View: 7389
Today’s nurses face a multitude of legal and ethical dilemmas that fall outside the scope of clinical and medical training. Practical and thought provoking, ETHICS & ISSUES IN CONTEMPORARY NURSING, 4th Edition examines the latest trends, principles, theories, and models in patient care to help you make ethically sound decisions in complex and often controversial situations. Acknowledging an ever-expanding global society, compelling examples are presented from national and international headlines that invite readers to explore the cases in light of socio-cultural influences, personal values, and professional ethics. Historical examples demonstrate how to think critically through various problems while upholding moral and professional standards, as well as the law. Key topics include patient advocacy and rights, diversity, medication error prevention, health care information management, portability and accountability, and health care reform. In addition to in-book learning features like analysis problems, review questions, sample forms, and appendices, ETHICS & ISSUES IN CONTEMPORARY NURSING, 4th Edition offers supplemental, interactive tools to challenge you further, and prepare you for morally sound behavior in any health care setting. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Ethics and Law for Australian Nurses

Author: Kim Atkins,Bonnie Britton,Sheryl de Lacey
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521177693
Category: Law
Page: 262
View: 539
Ethics and Law for Australian Nurses is an integrated textbook that explores the legal and ethical frameworks of nursing practice.

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
View: 9810

Clinical Ethics Casebook

Author: Peter Horn
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780534560928
Category: Medical
Page: 190
View: 1679
This casebook consists of hundreds of case vignettes drawn from a variety of areas of clinical practice. It presents over 200 brief, concrete examples along with specific questions and alternatives that highlight the challenging ethical problems involved. This book can be read independently or can serve as a supplement to any core text in clinical/medical ethics.

Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements

Author: American Nurses Association
ISBN: 1558101764
Category: Medical
Page: 27
View: 7295
Pamphlet is a succinct statement of the ethical obligations and duties of individuals who enter the nursing profession, the profession's nonnegotiable ethical standard, and an expression of nursing's own understanding of its commitment to society. Provides a framework for nurses to use in ethical analysis and decision-making.

Ethics for Health Professionals

Author: Carla Caldwell Stanford,Valerie J. Connor
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449678327
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 218
View: 2244
Ethics for Health Professionals provides a foundational understanding of ethics for healthcare students and clinicians. With a conversational tone and features within each chapter that add to its appeal including quotes, interesting facts, case studies, and more, this indispensable text offers an enjoyable, eased reading style while supplying information that can be practically and easily put into practice once the student enters the field. Many ideals can also be carried over to one’s personal life in terms of ethical principles and decision making. Pedagogical features include chapter objectives, boxed articles, quotes, case studies, key terms, chapter summary, assessment review questions. Website links are also included for additional reference. Students will learn basic information while develop a meaningful understanding of ethics, its importance and application in the world of health sciences. CONTENTS • Overview of the history of ethics • Blanchard and Peale’s 3-step model • Ecological Model • Approaches to ethics • Applying ethics to the health care professional • Patient Care Partnership • Vulnerable Populations • Confidentiality • The Medical Record • Patients’ rights under HIPAA and privacy standards • Ethics and the Workplace • Liability and Health Care • Matters of Life and Death Ethics for Health Professionals also covers additional contemporary topics in health care including: • Integrity in Research (Including conflict of interest and Institutional Review Boards) • Central Electronic Medical Record Registry • Stem Cell Research • Euthanasia, Abortion, Assisted Suicide • How to Choose a Reliable Website for Information Gathering Instructor Resources: PowerPoint Presentations, Test Bank, Answer Key Student Resources: Crosswords, Flash Cards, Interactive Glossary, Matching Questions

The Hastings Center Guidelines for Decisions on Life-Sustaining Treatment and Care Near the End of Life

Revised and Expanded Second Edition
Author: Nancy Berlinger,Bruce Jennings,Susan M. Wolf
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199974578
Category: Medical
Page: 352
View: 9096
This major new work updates and significantly expands The Hastings Center's 1987 Guidelines on the Termination of Life-Sustaining Treatment and Care of the Dying. Like its predecessor, this second edition will shape the ethical and legal framework for decision-making on treatment and end-of-life care in the United States. This groundbreaking work incorporates 25 years of research and innovation in clinical care, law, and policy. It is written for physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals and is structured for easy reference in difficult clinical situations. It supports the work of clinical ethicists, ethics committee members, health lawyers, clinical educators, scholars, and policymakers. It includes extensive practical recommendations. Health care reform places a new set of challenges on decision-making and care near the end of life. The Hastings Center Guidelines are an essential resource.

Law For Nurse Leaders

A Comprehensive Reference
Author: Paula DiMeo Grant,Diana Ballard
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826124526
Category: Law
Page: 424
View: 5598
An essential source of legal information and analysis for nurse executives, managers, and administrators, and BSN-MSN teachers and students, Health Care Law and Nursing Practice is a comprehensive guide to current and emerging law issues, questions, trends, and research. It aims to empower readers to understand and deal with pressing legal issues in nursing care. Written by nursing attorneys with knowledge and expertise in various aspects of the law, this reader-friendly text discusses business law, corporate compliance, disaster preparedness, and dispute resolution as they relate to health ca

The Rights of Patients

The Basic ACLU Guide to Patient Rights
Author: George J. Annas
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 146120397X
Category: Medical
Page: 315
View: 4563
George Annas, America's leading proponent of patient rights, spells them out for you in this revised, up-to-date edition of his groundbreaking classic. Thorough, comprehensive, and easy to follow-using a question-and-answer format in much of the text-The Rights of Patients explores all aspects of becoming an informed patient: • hospital organization • hospital rules • emergency treatment • admission and discharge • the patient rights movement • informed consent • surgery • obstetrical care • human experimentation and research • privacy and confidentiality • care of the dying • death, autopsy, and organ donation • medical malpractice.

Workbook for Fundamental Concepts and Skills for the Patient Care Technician

Author: Kimberly Townsend
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323445721
Category: Medical
Page: 480
View: 4638
This workbook reinforces students' understanding of textbook content with numerous exercises, activities, and practice questions. Multiple-choice questions help reinforce content from each chapter. Ordered response questions emphasize proper procedure steps. Critical thinking exercises present a case study to help students apply concepts to practice. The practice exam helps students prepare for certification examination. Over 75 checklists - one for every procedure in the text - assist in mastering the skills necessary for safe patient care. Comprehensive chapter-by-chapter companion to the textbook. Over 75 procedure checklists allow self-evaluation of skill mastery for safe patient care. Wide variety of exercises enhance learning, including multiple-choice and ordered response questions, true/false, short answer, and critical thinking exercises. Practice tests allows students to prepare for certification exams.

Principles of Health Care Ethics

Author: Richard Edmund Ashcroft,Angus Dawson,Heather Draper,John McMillan
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119184827
Category: Medical
Page: 864
View: 1247
Edited by four leading members of the new generation of medical and healthcare ethicists working in the UK, respected worldwide for their work in medical ethics, Principles of Health Care Ethics, Second Edition is a standard resource for students, professionals, and academics wishing to understand current and future issues in healthcare ethics. With a distinguished international panel of contributors working at the leading edge of academia, this volume presents a comprehensive guide to the field, with state of the art introductions to the wide range of topics in modern healthcare ethics, from consent to human rights, from utilitarianism to feminism, from the doctor-patient relationship to xenotransplantation. This volume is the Second Edition of the highly successful work edited by Professor Raanan Gillon, Emeritus Professor of Medical Ethics at Imperial College London and former editor of the Journal of Medical Ethics, the leading journal in this field. Developments from the First Edition include: The focus on ‘Four Principles Method’ is relaxed to cover more different methods in health care ethics. More material on new medical technologies is included, the coverage of issues on the doctor/patient relationship is expanded, and material on ethics and public health is brought together into a new section.

Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

The craft of caring, Second Edition
Author: Phil Barker
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 0340947632
Category: Medical
Page: 760
View: 7194
Supported by relevant theory, research, policy, and philosophy, this second edition of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing: The craft of caring provides a comprehensive overview of the practice of psychiatric and mental health nursing. The concept of "the craft of caring" dictates that the basis of good nursing practice is a combination of both art and science, encouraging nurses to take a holistic approach to the practice of psychiatric and mental health nursing. Reflecting current developments in nursing practice and the understanding of mental health disorders, this edition includes twelve additional chapters, placing more emphasis on specific groups such as children and young people, women, older people, asylum seekers, and refugees. Case studies include patients with anxiety, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder as well as victims of sexual abuse, those with an eating disorder, homeless patients, and those with dementia and autism. The book also examines specialist services such as psychiatric liaison and spiritual care and includes discussion on psychiatric diagnosis and mental health legislation in relation to human rights. This is an essential text for all psychiatric and mental health nurses at the diploma and degree level, as well as qualified mental health nurses seeking to update their knowledge. It will also be a useful reference for professionals in other disciplines such as social work, medicine, and psychology.

Nursing Management

Principles and Practice
Author: Mary Magee Gullatte
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781890504526
Category: Medical
Page: 665
View: 2080
Winner of the 2005 American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award in the Nursing Management and Leadership Category. Examines the nursing leadership role, providing an in-depth review of general and oncology nursing management principles.

Rights Come to Mind

Brain Injury, Ethics, and the Struggle for Consciousness
Author: Joseph J. Fins
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 052188750X
Category: Law
Page: 250
View: 7853
Joseph J. Fins calls for a reconsideration of severe brain injury treatment, including discussion of public policy and physician advocacy.

Nursing Law and Ethics

Author: John Tingle,Alan Cribb
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118492331
Category: Medical
Page: 448
View: 451
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.

The Rights of Patients

The Authoritative ACLU Guide to the Rights of Patients, Third Edition
Author: George J. Annas
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814705030
Category: Law
Page: 387
View: 1892
Now in its third edition, The Rights of Patients offers fully documented exposition and explanation of the rights of patients from birth to death. This concise reference covers topics such as informed consent, emergency treatment, refusing treatment, human experimentation, privacy and confidentiality, patient safety, and medical malpractice. The Rights of Patients is an invaluable resource not only for patients and their families but also for physicians, hospital administrators, medical and nursing students, and other health care workers.

Legal Nurse Consulting

Principles and Practice, Second Edition
Author: Patricia W. Iyer, MSN, RN, LNCC
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780849314186
Category: Law
Page: 1160
View: 5628
Designed to meet the needs of both novice and advanced practitioners, the first edition of Legal Nurse Consulting: Principles and Practice established standards and defined the core curriculum of legal nurse consulting. It also guided the development of the certification examination administered by the American Legal Nurse Consultant Certification Board. The extensive revisions and additions in Legal Nurse Consulting: Principles and Practices, Second Edition make this bestselling reference even more indispensable. The most significant change is the inclusion of 15 new chapters, each of which highlights an important aspect of legal nurse consulting practice: Entry into the Specialty Certification Nursing Theory: Applications to Legal Nurse Consulting Elements of Triage for Medical Malpractice Evaluating Nursing Home Cases Principles of Evaluating Personal Injury Cases Common Mechanisms of Injury in Personal Injury Cases ERISA and HMO Litigation The LNC as Case Manager Report Preparation Locating and Working with Expert Witnesses The Role of the LNC in Preparation of Technical Demonstrative Evidence Marketing Growing a Business Business Ethics Legal Nurse Consulting: Principles and Practices, Second Edition presents up-to-date, practical information on consulting in a variety of practice environments and legal areas. Whether you are an in-house LNC or you work independently, this book is your definitive guide to legal nurse consulting.