ISBN-10:
1284030202
ISBN-13:
9781284030204
Pub. Date:
08/09/2013
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Essentials Of Nursing Law And Ethics / Edition 2

Essentials Of Nursing Law And Ethics / Edition 2

by Susan J. Westrick
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ISBN-13: 9781284030204
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 08/09/2013
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 388
Sales rank: 134,727
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


PartI THE LAW AND NURSING PRACTICE
Chapter1 The Legal Environment
Chapter2 Regulation of Nursing Practice
Chapter3 Nurses in Legal Actions
Chapter4 Standards of Care
Chapter5 Defenses to Negligence or Malpractice
Chapter6 Prevention of Malpractice
Chapter7 Nurses as Witnesses
Chapter8 Professional Liability Insurance
Chapter9 Accepting or Refusing an Assignment/Patient Abandonment
Chapter10 Delegation to Unlicensed Assistive Personnel
PartII LIABILITY IN PATIENT CARE
Chapter11 Patients' Rights and Responsibilities
Chapter12 Confidential Communication
Chapter13 Competency and Guardianship
Chapter14 Informed Consent
Chapter15 Refusal of Treatment
Chapter16 Pain Control
Chapter17 Patient Teaching and Health Counseling
Chapter18 Medication Administration
Chapter19 Clients with AIDS and HIV Testing
Chapter20 Abusive Situations
Chapter21 Reproductive Services
Chapter22 Restraints
Chapter23 Emergency Psychiatric Admissions
Chapter24 Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation
Chapter25 Discharge Against Medical Advice
PartIII DOCUMENTATION AND REGULATORY COMPLIANCE
Chapter26 The Medical Record and Documentation Standards
Chapter27 Electronic Health Information and Communication
Chapter28 Interdependent Nursing Functions: Verbal Orders and Telenursing
Chapter29 Event Reporting and Compliance
Chapter30 Quality and Safety
Chapter31 Forensic Issues
PartIV EMPLOYMENT AND THE WORKPLACE
Chapter32 Employer and Employee Rights
Chapter33 Contracts
Chapter34 Corporate Liability
Chapter35 Employment Contracts and Unionization
Chapter36 Employment Status Liability
Chapter37 Staffing Issues and Floating
Chapter38 Americans with Disabilities Act
Chapter40 Impaired Nurses
Chapter41 Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Chapter42 Violence in the Workplace
Chapter43 Intentional Torts
Chapter44 Environmental Health and Safety
PartV ETHICS
Chapter45 Ethical Decision Making
Chapter46 Professional Boundaries and Patient Relationships
Chapter47 Moral Courage and Patient Advocacy
Chapter48 Social Media and Online Professionalism
Chapter49 Reporting Illegal, Unethical, or Unsafe Conduct
Chapter50 Maternal and Fetal Rights
Chapter51 Futility of Care
Chapter52 Advance Directives and End-of-Life Decisions
Chapter53 Assisted Suicide
AppendixA Basic Legal Research
AppendixB Legal Glossary

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