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Legal & Ethical Issues in Nursing, 7th edition

  • Ginny Wacker Guido
Pearson eText Legal & Ethical Issues in Nursing -- Instant Access

ISBN-13: 9780134701233

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7th edition

Published by Pearson (September 15th 2020) - Copyright © 2020

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Legal and Ethical Issues in Nursing provides a complete guide to applying the law and ethics across settings designed for nurses at all levels of education and licensure.

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Table of contents

PART 1: INTRODUCTION TO THE LAW AND THE JUDICIAL PROCESS
1. Legal Concepts and the Judicial Process
2. Anatomy of a Lawsuit

PART 2: ETHICS IN NURSING PRACTICE
3. Introduction to Ethics
4. Application of Ethics in Nursing Practice Settings

PART 3: LIABILITY ISSUES
5. Standards of Care
6. Tort Law
7. Nursing Liability: Defenses
8. Informed Consent
9. Patient Self-Determination
10. Documentation and Confidentiality
11. Professional Liability Insurance

PART 4: IMPACT OF THE LAW ON THE PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE OF NURSING
12. Nurse Practice Acts, Licensure, and the Scope of Practice
13. Advanced Nursing Practice Roles
14. Corporate Liability Issues and Employment Laws
15. Federal Laws: The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Civil Rights Act of 1991
16. Nursing Management and the Nurse-Manager
17. Delegation, Supervision, and Patient Advocacy Issues

PART 5: IMPACT OF THE LAW ON NURSING IN SELECTED PRACTICE SETTINGS
18. Nursing in Acute Care Settings
19. Nursing in Ambulatory and Managed Care Settings
20. Public and Community Health Care
21. Nursing in Long-Term Care Settings

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