The Advanced Practice Nurse's Legal Handbook / Edition 1

The Advanced Practice Nurse's Legal Handbook / Edition 1

by Rebecca F. Cady, Helen Nelson Carcio, Helen A. Carcio
     
 

A medical malpractice attorney, who is also an RN addresses complex legal issues that arise in daily clinical practice. Her primer for advanced practicing nurses presents complete and relevant discussions about liability concerns and issues, nurse licensing and state nurse practice acts, reimbursement, and insurance. This book is a must have for every nurse in

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Overview

A medical malpractice attorney, who is also an RN addresses complex legal issues that arise in daily clinical practice. Her primer for advanced practicing nurses presents complete and relevant discussions about liability concerns and issues, nurse licensing and state nurse practice acts, reimbursement, and insurance. This book is a must have for every nurse in clinical practice and nurse executive.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781723374
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
06/28/2002
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.13(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1
Defining Advanced Practice Nursing . . . 1
CHAPTER 2
State Nurse Practice Acts . . . 23
CHAPTER 3
Scope of Practice and Standard of Care. . . 49
CHAPTER 4
Licensure, Credentialing, and Hospital Privileges . . . 85
CHAPTER 5
Standardized Procedures, Protocols, and Guidelines . . . 113
CHAPTER 6
Professional Liability Issues. . . 127
CHAPTER 7
Trial and Discovery Process . . . 169
CHAPTER 8
Patient Rights . . . 181
CHAPTER 9
Prescriptive Authority. . . . 217
CHAPTER 10
Reimbursement . . . 239
CHAPTER 11
Business Considerations . . . 263
CHAPTER 12
Complementary and Alternative Medicine . . . 279
INDEX . . . 289

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