Fast Facts About Nursing and the Law: Law for Nurses in a Nutshell

Fast Facts About Nursing and the Law: Law for Nurses in a Nutshell

by Paula DiMeo Grant, Diana Ballard, PaulaDiMeo Grant
     
 

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Nurses are required not only to keep pace with a swiftly changing health care environment and make rapid decisions on critical issues, they must also be cognizant of the legal implications of these decisions. This Fast Factslegal reference provides the quick, reliable legal information that nurses need to protect themselves in practice, management, and

Overview

Nurses are required not only to keep pace with a swiftly changing health care environment and make rapid decisions on critical issues, they must also be cognizant of the legal implications of these decisions. This Fast Factslegal reference provides the quick, reliable legal information that nurses need to protect themselves in practice, management, and education. The only resource of its kind, it has been authored by highly respected nurse attorneys and practitioners who present complex information in straightforward, accessible language organized into easily digestible segments.

Key Topics:

  • Malpractice/negligence issues
  • Workplace, organization, and business law,
  • Legal concerns in the classroom
  • Disaster and public health emergencies
  • Nurse Practice Acts and the disciplinary process
  • Informed consent and patient rights
  • Risk management and compliance
  • Trials and alternatives in dispute resolution

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826110466
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
04/10/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
234
File size:
430 KB

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Meet the Author

Paula DiMeo Grant, RN, BSN, MA, JD, has been a practicing nurse attorney in the District of Columbia since 1985, with experience in litigation and mediation. As a mediator for the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, she has handled more than 100 medical malpractice and personal injury cases. Ms. Grant has held adjunct faculty positions in New York City and Connecticut, where she developed and taught courses in the legal aspects of nursing and developed an ABA-approved Paralegal/Legal Nurse Consulting Program (LNC). She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau, has served on the Board of Directors of TAANA (The American Association of Nurse Attorneys), and is a past president of The American Association of Nurse Attorneys Foundation, and currently serves as on its Board of Trustees. In 2001 she received the TAANA distinguished service award.

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