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The UK Supreme Court Yearbook Volume 7: 2016

Edited by: Daniel Clarry, Christopher Sargeant
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Legal & Ethical Issues in Nursing

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ISBN13: 9780133355871
Published: August 2013
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Hardback
Price: £51.99

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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.

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Part 1: Introduction to the Law and the Judicial Process
Chapter 1: Legal Concepts and the Judicial Process
Chapter 2: Anatomy of a Lawsuit

Part 2: Ethics
Chapter 3: Introduction to Ethics Chapter 4: Application of Ethics in Nursing Practice Settings

Part 3: Liability Issues
Chapter 5: Standards of Care
Chapter 6: Tort Law
Chapter 7: Nursing Liability: Defenses
Chapter 8: Informed Consent and Patient Self-Determination
Chapter 9: Documentation and Confidentiality
Chapter 10: Professional Liability Insurance

Part 4: Impact of the Law on the Professional Practice of Nursing
Chapter 11: Nurse Practice Acts, Licensure, and the Scope of Practice
Chapter 12: Advanced Nursing Practice Roles
Chapter 13: Corporate Liability Issues and Employment Laws
Chapter 14: Federal Laws: The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Civil Rights Act of 1991
Chapter 15: Nursing Management and the Nurse-Managers
Chapter 16: Delegation and Supervision Part 5: Impact of the Law on Nursing in Selected Practice Settings
Chapter 17: Nursing in Acute Care Settings
Chapter 18: Nursing in Ambulatory and Managed Care Settings
Chapter 19: Public and Community Health Care
Chapter 20: Nursing in Long-Term Care Settings