Law For Nurse Leaders: A Comprehensive Reference [NOOK Book]

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"This book is so well-written! I cannot say enough positive things about the material I have read so far. This is excellent material and should be a 'stock' book in the library of every nurse!"


--Helen Gordon, CNM, MS, DNP

Assistant Professor

Duke School of Nursing


An essential source of legal ...

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Law For Nurse Leaders: A Comprehensive Reference

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Overview

"This book is so well-written! I cannot say enough positive things about the material I have read so far. This is excellent material and should be a 'stock' book in the library of every nurse!"


--Helen Gordon, CNM, MS, DNP

Assistant Professor

Duke School of Nursing


An essential source of legal information and analysis for nurse supervisors, managers, executives, administrators, practicing nurses and aspiring nursing leaders, educators and students in BSN and advanced degree nursing programs. Law for Nurse Leaders is a comprehensive guide to current and emerging law issues, questions, trends and research. It aims to empower readers to understand and deal with pressing legal issues in nursing care.


Written primarily by nurse attorneys with knowledge and expertise in various aspects of the law, this reader-friendly text discusses nursing malpractice, risk management, employment law, business law, corporate compliance, and dispute resolution as they relate to health care law and nursing practices.


Key features:


  • Case studies and analysis of significant cases
  • A section of questions from senior nurse executives, managers, and educators with corresponding answers from the editors and contributing authors
  • A helpful glossary, useful statutory references and citations, and key legal research
  • Chapter sidebars and callouts of "Key Points" on each topic for ease of use
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826124531
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/6/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Paula DiMeo Grant, RN, BSN, MA, JD has been a practicing nurse attorney in the District of Columbia since 1985, with a experience in litigation and mediation. She is a mediator for the Superior Court of the District of Columbia mediating more than 100 medical malpractice and personal injury cases. She has held adjunct faculty positions in New York City and Connecticut, where she has 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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Table of Contents

Chapter I. The Nurse and the Law: A Primer

Chapter II. Organizational and Corporate Law for Nurses

Chapter III. Health Care Corporate Compliance

Chapter 1V. Laws Governing the Workplace

Chapter V. Risk Management and Continuing Quality Improvement

Chapter VI. The Nurse and Documentation

Chapter VII. Patient Rights and Ethical Considerations

Chapter VIII. Nursing Malpractice/Negligence

Chapter IX. Anatomy of a Civil Trial

Chapter X. Dispute Resolution for Nurses

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