Legal and Ethical Issues in Nursing

Author: Ginny Wacker Guido
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 013335587X
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Law

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.

Legal and Ethical Issues in Nursing

Author: Ginny Wacker Guido
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0135079985
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Medical

Synopsis: The fifth edition of Legal and Ethical Issues in Nursing continues the tradition of the fourth edition as the essential title that combines legal and ethical knowledge for students and practicing nurses and how they influence the professional practice of nursing. This influence reflects the expanding autonomous roles of nurses, in the public and community health arena, in acute-care settings, or in long-term and hospice settings. It also reflects changes in the health care delivery structure, including mandatory nurse-patient ratios, the downsizing or closing of hospitals and other health care delivery agencies, and the continued shortage of professional nurses. New to this edition: Expanded ethical coverage, including a new chapter that applies ethical theories to situations that nurses encounter. A new ethical issues feature highlighting some of the more frequently encountered ethical issues within an area of the law or clinical practice site. Updated information on current laws and their application to nursing. New chapter summary format allows easy review of chapter content. Much of the content is new or updated to reflect the changes in the law and in the practice of professional nursing.

Legal Issues in Nursing

Author: Ginny Wacker Guido
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0838556477
Release Date: 1997-01-01
Genre: Nurses

Completely rewritten, revised and updated, Legal Issues in Nursing is a sourcebook for basic legal knowledge. Based on American Law, this reference provides nurses and students with the fundamentals of US healthcare law, malpractice, negligence, and liability issues. The use of numerous case studies and recent court findings clearly illustrates key points including personal liability and insurance issues, the role of the court system, and case law in determining standards of nursing care.

Nursing Law and Ethics

Author: John Tingle
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118492338
Release Date: 2013-09-18
Genre: Medical

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.

Evidence based Nursing Guide to Legal Professional Issues

Author:
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: UCSD:31822037146594
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Medical

Covering the key legal, ethical, and political issues arising in nursing practice, including documentation concerns, this solidly evidence-based and comprehensive book includes case studies that illustrate political and ethical issues.

Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Occupations

Author: Tonia D. Aiken
Publisher: Saunders
ISBN: 1416022627
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Health & Fitness

Offers a foundation for handling common challenges faced by healthcare practitioners, and includes real-life examples, case studies, objectives for each chapter, and study questions.

Advanced Nursing Research

Author: Ruth M. Tappen
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9781284107197
Release Date: 2015-08-14
Genre: Medical

Advanced Nursing Research From Theory to Practice,Second Edition is a graduate-level text takes a practical approach to preparing research proposals and carrying out research studies.

Contemporary Issues in Bioethics

Author: Tom L. Beauchamp
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 1133315542
Release Date: 2013-01-01
Genre: Education

CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN BIOETHICS provides balanced coverage and detailed analysis of key topics in bioethics, including human reproduction; euthanasia and assisted suicide; genetics and genetic testing; the right to health care; organ donation and transplantation; human and animal research; as well as policy and planning for public health threats. With a diverse range of classic and contemporary essays and landmark court cases written by influential scholars and judges, this anthology will help you understand bioethics from a variety of perspectives. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http: //gocengage.com/infotrac.

Leading and Managing in Nursing

Author: Patricia S. Yoder-Wise
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323294225
Release Date: 2014-10-07
Genre: Medical

Leading and Managing in Nursing, 6th Edition offers an innovative approach to leading and managing by merging theory, research, and practical application to better prepare you for the NCLEX® exam and the transition to the practice environment. This cutting-edge text is organized around the issues that are central to the success of professional nurses in today's constantly changing healthcare environment, including consumer relationships, cultural diversity, resource management, delegation, and communication. UNIQUE! Each chapter opens with The Challenge, where practicing nurse leaders/managers offer their real-world views of a concern related in the chapter, encouraging you to think about how you would handle the situation. UNIQUE! The Solution closes each chapter with an effective method to handle the real-life situation presented in The Challenge, and demonstrates the ins and outs of problem solving in practice. The Evidence boxes in each chapter summarize relevant concepts and research from nursing/business/medicine literature. Theory boxes highlight and summarize pertinent theoretical concepts related to chapter content. Research and Literature Perspective boxes summarize timely articles of interest and point out their relevance and applicability to practice. Separate chapters on key topic areas such as cultural diversity, consumer relationships, delegation, managing information and technology, legal and ethical issues, and many more. End-of-chapter Tips offer guidelines for applying information presented in the chapter. Numbered exercises challenge you to think critically about concepts in the text and apply them to real-life situations. Eye-catching full-color design helps engage and guide you through each chapter. Glossary alphabetically lists and defines all the boldfaced key terms from the chapters. Chapter Checklists provide a quick summary of key points and serve as a handy study tool. NEW! QSEN competencies incorporated throughout the text emphasize the importance of providing safe, high-quality nursing care. NEW! What New Graduates Say section at the end of each chapter provides you with a real-world perspective on the transition to clinical practice. NEW! Expanded content on legal and ethical issues, care delivery strategies, staffing, quality, and consumer relationships. NEW! Updated photos throughout the book maintain a contemporary and visually appealing look and feel.

Nurse Practitioner s Business Practice and Legal Guide

Author: Carolyn Buppert
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9781284143065
Release Date: 2017-03-08
Genre: Medical

Nurse Practitioner’s Business Practice and Legal Guide, Sixth Edition is a must-have resource for every new or current nurse practitioner (NP) that explains and analyzes the legal issues relevant to nurse practitioners. Completely updated and revised, it includes a new chapter on answering frequently asked questions from NPs. In addition, it provides the latest state-by-state laws, including regulatory developments and prosecutions of nurse practitioners, and new case analysis and lessons learned from those cases. The Sixth Edition also provides new discussions of NP competencies, how the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree relates to NPs, the differences in primary care and acute care NPs, definitions of medical bio-ethics terminology, additional malpractice cases and the lessons to learn from them, emerging issues in health policy, guidelines around prescribing opioids and controlled drugs, clinical performance measures, electronic health records, and new opportunities for NPs u

Leadership in Nursing Practice

Author: Professor of Practice College of Nursing and Health Innovation Arizona State University Phoenix Arizona Clinical Professor Ohio State University College of Nursing Columbus Ohio Clinical Consultant API Healthcare Inc Hartford W Kathy Malloch
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781284075960
Release Date: 2015-02-01
Genre:

Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools. Leadership in Nursing Practice: Changing the Landscape of Healthcare, Second Edition provides nursing students with the leadership skill-set they will need when entering the field. This text distinguishes between leadership and management and emphasizes translation applications that prepare the student for transition into leadership roles. Leadership in Nursing Practice covers many different topics including leadership, transitioning to the professional role, time management, finance/fiscal management, communication/negotiation, ethical decision making, career management, and much more! Features: Definition of Theoretical Underpinning Strengths and Weaknesses of different approaches Case Scenarios Figures/Tables Key Points Real-life Examples End of Chapter Assessments

Contemporary Nursing

Author: Barbara Cherry
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323390224
Release Date: 2016-02-01
Genre: Nursing

Resource added for the Nursing-Associate Degree 105431, Practical Nursing 315431, and Nursing Assistant 305431 programs.

The Brewsters

Author: Jeffrey Spike
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 9780985485825
Release Date: 2012-04-13
Genre: Medical

An edgy, creative and fun approach to learning health professional ethics: a choose-your-own adventure story about three generations of an American family getting their health care ... from you. The Brewsters is an innovative way to learn health professional ethics: a choose-your-own-adventure novel where *you* play the roles of health care provider, scientific researcher, patient and their family. Storylines branch based on choices you make as you read. The immersive story is interwoven with in-depth didactic chapters on health professional ethics, clinical ethics and research ethics. The author/editors are longtime medical educators.

Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals

Author: George D Pozgar, MBA, CHE
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781284087314
Release Date: 2014-12-01
Genre:

Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals, Fourth Edition is a concise and practical guide to legal and ethical dilemmas facing healthcare professionals in the real-world today. Thoroughly updated and featuring new case studies, this dynamic text will help students to better understand the issues they will face on the job and the implications in the legal arena. With contemporary topics, real-world examples, and accessible language, this comprehensive text offers students an applied perspective and the opportunity to develop critical thinking skills. Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals provides an effective transition from the classroom to the reality of a clinical environment. Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals, Fourth Edition provides the reader with a clear understanding of the law and ethics as they relate to health care dilemmas and the proper foundation to make good decisions in the delivery of patient care. The practical application of ethic