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The Legal, Professional, and Ethical Dimensions of Education in Nursing, Second Edition / Edition 2
     

The Legal, Professional, and Ethical Dimensions of Education in Nursing, Second Edition / Edition 2

by Mable Smith
 

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ISBN-10: 0826199534

ISBN-13: 9780826199539

Pub. Date: 11/14/2011

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

The only volume on higher education law written specifically for nursing faculty, this volume imparts the basic foundations of the legal, professional, and ethical issues that concern faculty on a daily basis. It clearly defines the legal rights of students, professors, and educational institutions along with the case laws supporting those rights. Each chapter

Overview

The only volume on higher education law written specifically for nursing faculty, this volume imparts the basic foundations of the legal, professional, and ethical issues that concern faculty on a daily basis. It clearly defines the legal rights of students, professors, and educational institutions along with the case laws supporting those rights. Each chapter contains a vivid legal scenario, related legal principles and theoretical foundations, and critical thinking questions. Written by an author who is both a nurse educator and attorney, the volume emphasizes sound decision making so that readers can successfully navigate the complex legal issues confronting them in the faculty role.

This second edition reflects recent changes in higher education and includes an emphasis on students' rights and safety. Chapters address the general legal rights of students with expanded content on the interplay with social media, rights of faculty regarding freedom of speech, faculty protection against lawsuits, faculty and the employment relationship, faculty relations, the teaching and scholarship roles of faculty, the service and clinical practice role of faculty, and ethical considerations for patients, students, and faculty in education environments. Appendices include information on how to read a legal case and how to research legal topics.

Key Features:

  • Addresses the foundations of the legal, professional, and ethical issues that concern nursing faculty on a daily basis
  • Defines the legal rights of students, professors, and educational institutions and the case laws supporting those rights
  • Includes a legal scenario, related principles and theory, and critical thinking questions in each chapter
  • Provides guidelines for legally appropriate actions and strategies to avoid legal problems
  • Reflects recent changes in higher education
  • Emphasizes students' rights and safety
  • Author is perfectly credentialed (JD & PhD) and experienced (Professor, Dean, and experienced Attorney at Law) to write this book

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826199539
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
11/14/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
396
Sales rank:
379,012
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Part I - The Legal Framework of Higher Education Environments

Ch. 1: The legal rights of students

Ch. 2: The legal rights of students and faculty related to freedom of speech

Ch. 3: Faculty protection against lawsuits

Ch. 4: Faculty and the employment relationship

Part II - The Professional Framework Governing the Educator's Role

Ch. 5: Faculty relations in academic environments

Ch. 6: The teaching role of faculty

Ch. 7: The scholarship role of faculty

Ch. 8: The service/practice role of nursing faculty

Part III - Ethical Framework of Higher Education

Ch. 9: Ethical considerations in education environments

App. A: How to read a legal case

App. B: How to research legal topics

Glossary

Index

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