The Law and the Midwife

Author: Shirley R. Jones
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781405147828
Release Date: 2008-04-15
Genre: Medical

The second edition of this successful text is an essential andaccessible guide to legal aspects of midwifery for all midwifesupervisors, midwives, and midwifery students. Midwives will findthis book provides them with the knowledge and understanding theyrequire to make sense of the legal principles that affect theirday-to-day work and allay their anxieties, encouraging them toextend and develop their practice safely and with confidence. This new edition includes new and revised case studies throughout.It also contains new sections on NHS accountability, the HumanRights Act, the Data Protection Act, reproductive technologies anddisciplinary pathways. ? Relates legal issues to everyday midwifery practice ? Written by an experienced midwife for midwives ? Accessible, relevant and up-to-date

Legal Aspects of Midwifery

Author: Bridgit Dimond
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780750688178
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Medical

Written in clear, accessible language, without legal jargon, the third edition of this text includes a new chapter on the laws relating to teenage pregnancy. It also covers many of the recommendations from NICE relevant to midwifery practice and considers their legal significance.

Law for Nurses and Midwives

Author: Patricia J. Staunton
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780729585804
Release Date: 2016-08-06
Genre: Midwives

Law for Nurses and Midwives is the most highly respected health law text for nursing and midwifery students studying law as part of their degree. Now in its 8th edition, this fundamental text outlines legal issues and responsibilities specific to both nursing and midwifery practice and features the legislation relevant to the provision of safe, quality healthcare in Australia. Authored by Patricia Staunton and Mary Chiarella, this fully revised edition includes updates to case law and the latest information on nursing and midwifery governance and the professional regulation of nurses and midwives. Revised Registration Standards and Standards for Practice established by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA), effective 2016Learning Objectives that highlight what students will attain from each chapterThe law in context through Case Examples, Clinical Examples and Case StudiesReview Questions to consolidate learning Break down of legislation by state and territoryUpdated state and territory statutes"

Legal Aspects of Midwifery

Author: Bridgit Dimond
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702032462
Release Date: 2006-02-07
Genre: Medical

This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. The aim of this book is to provide information that a midwife can use with confidence, knowing that the law is there to protect her and her clients. All information and case law has been thoroughly revised and updated and takes into account sensitive areas that midwives may face in practice including female genital mutilation, domestic violence, infertility treatment and issues surrounding the treatment of human tissue. Examines numerous new acts including the Human Tissue Act 2004, the Mental Capacity Act 2005, the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003 and the Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004 Includes the New Midwives Rules, standards for LSAs and guidance by NMC and the new Fitness to Practice rules Includes the revised and renamed NMC Code of professional conduct

Law and Professional Issues in Midwifery

Author: Richard Griffith
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 9781844457038
Release Date: 2010-09-08
Genre: Medical

Midwives are accountable to the public, patients, their employers and the profession. It is essential that student midwives have a clear understanding of the legal and professional dilemmas they face in the course of their career and how to address those dilemmas in order to practise effectively. This book is an essential resource for student midwives developing their knowledge and understanding of the requirements for safe practice. It provides a clear introduction to the subject, with activities and case studies throughout to illustrate key principles and apply the law in context.

Becoming a Midwife in the 21st Century

Author: Ian Peate
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118690994
Release Date: 2013-03-19
Genre: Medical

The NMC have produced standards of proficiency for pre registrationmidwifery education and those standards have been written in an“academic” language, for higher education institutions.Each student prior to being admitted to the profession must haveachieved the proficiencies stated in the NMC publication. The purpose of this book is to provide students with materialrelated to the standards of midwifery education. The students willbe able to use the contents of this text and relate it to their ownapproved programme of midwifery study, as their programme of studywould have had to comply with NMC’s requirements. It willhelp student midwives appreciate how their own programmes have beendesigned, and why they are required to study and understand some ofthe subjects they are, or will be studying.

Law and Ethics for Midwifery

Author: Elinor Clarke
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317428961
Release Date: 2015-07-24
Genre: Medical

Legal and ethical competence is a cornerstone of professional midwifery practice and an essential part of midwifery training. Law and Ethics for Midwifery is a unique and practical resource for student midwives. Written by an experienced midwifery lecturer, this text draws on a wide variety of real life case studies and focuses particularly on the core areas of accountability, autonomy and advocacy. Opening with two chapters providing overviews respectively of ethical theories and legislation, the book is then arranged thematically. These chapters have a common structure which includes case studies, relevant legislation, reflective activities and a summary, and they run across areas of concern from negligence through safeguarding to record-keeping. Grounded in midwifery practice, the text enables student midwives to consider and prepare for ethical and legal dilemmas they may face as midwives in clinical practice.

Midwifery

Author: Sally K. Tracy
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780729579285
Release Date: 2011-07-22
Genre: Medical

Midwifery Preparation for Practice 2e is the only text which reflects the historical and socio – political environment in which midwives in Australia and New Zealand practice. In addition, it is the only text which incorporates the philosophy and standards endorsed by New Zealand and Australian Colleges of Midwives while also focusing on the partnership between midwives with women and the woman- centred model of midwifery care. The second edition has built on the existing philosophy and structure of Midwifery: Preparation for Practice, though with a greater emphasis on the development of critical thinking and researching skills. Key chapters have been re-written to reflect recent changes in government legislation while current research and pertinent examples are included throughout the text. This new edition is supported by a comprehensive suite of resources for both Instructors and Students using the Evolve website as a platform. These ancillaries will re-enforce the critical thinking elements for students with interactive case studies and scenario based learning exercises as well as the multiple choice questions. Presents unique philosophy and woman-centered approach in line with the standards set by the ACNM and NZCM Key contributors from Australia and New Zealand Key terms, Chapter Overview, Learning Outcomes and Review Questions included in every chapter. Reflective exercises, Critical thinking exercises and Clinical Scenarios to encourage active student learning 2 new Indigenous chapters highlight key health aspects relevant for Midwives working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and Maori women New chapter on Perineal care and repair Increased coverage of anatomy and physiology Instructor and Student resources on Evolve with a focus on critical thinking – Weblinks, interactive case studies, PowerPoints, additional exercises with questions and answers

Midwifery and the Medicalization of Childbirth

Author: Edwin R. Van Teijlingen
Publisher: Nova Publishers
ISBN: 1594540314
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Medical

This book provides an introduction to the sociological study of midwifery. The readings have been selected to highlight the interplay between midwifery and medicine, reflecting the medicalization of childbirth. It highlights the major themes in both a historical and a current context, as well as western and non-western societies. Two major themes underlie the organization of this book: that the conception of midwifery must be broadened to encompass a sociological perspective; and that the ongoing trend toward the medicalization of midwifery is crucial to an understanding of the historical, current, and future status of midwifery. By medicalization of childbirth and midwifery the author mean the increasing tendency for women to prefer a hospital delivery to a home delivery, the increasing trend toward the use of technology and clinical intervention in childbirth, and the determination of medical practitioners to confine the role played by midwives in pregnancy and childbirth, if any, to a purely subordinate one.

Mayes Midwifery E Book

Author: Sue Macdonald
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702045967
Release Date: 2011-04-05
Genre: Medical

Mayes’ Midwifery, an established key textbook for students and qualified midwives, contains essential knowledge for professional practice. For this 14th edition, each section and chapter has been fully updated and enhanced by leading authors to ensure the text complies with contemporary practice and current guidelines. Added benefits are the availability of a variety of additional online resources for each chapter, including case studies, video and website links, and a bank of multiple-choice questions to test knowledge. With a strong emphasis on normal birth, the book covers the spectrum of midwifery-related topics applied to practice, providing a foundation of knowledge, and encouraging independent thought through the use of reflective exercises in each chapter and online. The book provides midwives with material that meets individual ways of learning and supports current modes of midwifery education. Mayes’ Midwifery is the text for initial preparation and for ongoing midwifery practice. New chapters on essential contemporary issues: Vulnerable women Perspectives on the future of midwifery, in a global context Evidence-based information to guide best practice Learning outcomes and Key Points in all chapters Reflective activities Now with an integrated website offering additional resources and material including: Multiple-choice questions for self-testing Case studies Reflective activities to consolidate your professional development Useful additional reading, resources and weblinks Expanded topics Downloadable materials including illustrations

Advancing Skills in Midwifery Practice E Book

Author: Jayne E. Marshall
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702042621
Release Date: 2009-09-14
Genre: Medical

Advancing Skills in Midwifery Practice provides a guide to continuing professional development needs and meeting the latest Post-Registration and Practice (PREP) requirements. Building on Skills for Midwifery Practice by Ruth Johnson and Wendy Taylor, this book follows a similar format already familiar to many midwives. Whilst aimed primarily at registered midwives, the principles and philosophy apply across interprofessional boundaries. Grounded in safe practice and on contemporary evidence, this book also ensures that the health and wellbeing of the mother, baby and family remain at the forefront of care. Lists underpinning practices and guidelines Rationale, including indications and contraindications of when the skill should be undertaken Procedure: how the skill is performed, evaluated and documented Professional responsibilities Key practice points References and further reading

Mainstreaming Midwives

Author: Robbie Davis-Floyd
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781136059544
Release Date: 2012-12-06
Genre: Medical

Providing insights into midwifery, a team of reputable contributors describe the development of nurse- and direct-entry midwifery in the United States, including the creation of two new direct-entry certifications, the Certified Midwife and the Certified Professional Midwife, and examine the history, purposes, complexities, and the political strife that has characterized the evolution of midwifery in America. Including detailed case studies, the book looks at the efforts of direct-entry midwives to achieve legalization and licensure in seven states: New York, Florida, Michigan, Iowa, Virginia, Colorado, and Massachusetts with varying degrees of success.

Medicine and the Law in the Middle Ages

Author:
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9789004269118
Release Date: 2014-03-27
Genre: History

The scholarly collection of Medicine and the Law in the Middle Ages examines connections between doctors, lawyers, laws, regulations, professionalization, administration, literature, hagiography and health from an international perspective.

The Midwife

Author: Jolina Petersheim
Publisher: Tyndale House
ISBN: 9781414396002
Release Date: 2014-05-16
Genre: Fiction

Since the day Rhoda Mummau was baptized into the Old Order Mennonite Church and became the head midwife of Hopen Haus, she’s been torn between the needs of the unwed mothers under her care and her desire to conceal the secrets of her past. Contact with the outside world could provide medical advantages, but remaining secluded in the community gives her the anonymity she craves. Graduate student Beth Winslow is on a path she never would have chosen. Heartbroken after surrendering a baby to adoption, she devotes herself to her studies until she becomes pregnant again, this time as a surrogate. But when early tests indicate possible abnormalities, Beth is unprepared for the parents’ decision to end the pregnancy—and for the fierce love she feels for this unborn child. Desperate, she flees the city and seeks refuge at Hopen House. Past and present collide when a young woman named Amelia arrives to the sweeping countryside bearing secrets of her own. As Amelia’s due date draws near, Rhoda must face her past and those she thought she had left behind in order for the healing power of love and forgiveness to set them all free.