Promoting Legal Awareness in Physical and Occupational Therapy / Edition 1

Promoting Legal Awareness in Physical and Occupational Therapy / Edition 1

by Ronald W. Scott, Scott
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815179960

ISBN-13: 9780815179962

Pub. Date: 01/28/1997

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

A reader friendly format enforces key legal concepts helps occupational and physical therapy students integrate those concepts into clinically relevant examples. Legal topics discussed include informed consent, contracts, malpractice, and insurance. Rehearsal scenarios help the reader to practice testifying as an expert witness. Glossary relates health care law and

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A reader friendly format enforces key legal concepts helps occupational and physical therapy students integrate those concepts into clinically relevant examples. Legal topics discussed include informed consent, contracts, malpractice, and insurance. Rehearsal scenarios help the reader to practice testifying as an expert witness. Glossary relates health care law and ethics cases and questions, risk management hints in plain English, not legalese. Comprehensive annotated bibliographies are included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815179962
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Introduction to Health Care Law and Ethics
Ch. 2The Law of Health Care Malpractice
Ch. 3Liability for Intentional Conduct
Ch. 4Informed Consent
Ch. 5Contract Law
Ch. 6Criminal Law
Ch. 7Education Law
Ch. 8Employment Law
Ch. 9Insurance Law
Ch. 10Business Law
Ch. 11Health Care Ethics
Future Directions
Table of Cases Cited
Table of Statutes, Regulations, Treaties, and Declarations Cited
Glossary of Terms
App. ACode of Ethics and Guide for Professional Conduct of the American Physical Therapy Association
App. BStandards of Ethical Conduct and Guide for Conduct of the Affilliate Member of the American Physical Therapy Association
App. COccupational Therapy Code of Ethics
App. DStandards of Practice for Physical Therapy (APTA)
App. EStandards of Practice for Occupational Therapy (AOTA)

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