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Professional Ethics In Midwifery Practice

Professional Ethics In Midwifery Practice

by Illysa R. Foster, Jon Lasser


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780763768805
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 01/25/2010
Edition description: 1E
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

CPM, M.Ed, Sisters Midwifery, Inc.

Texas State University-San Marcos

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Acknowledgments xi

Chapter 1 Why Ethics for Midwives? 1

Chapter 2 Existing Ethical Codes, Guidelines, and Value Statements 17

Chapter 3 Privacy and Confidentiality 35

Chapter 4 Informed Consent and Choice 49

Chapter 5 Who Is the Client? 69

Chapter 6 Multiple Relationships 83

Chapter 7 Scope of Practice and Competence 97

Chapter 8 Working with Other Professionals 113

Chapter 9 Client Noncompliance and Termination of Care 135

Chapter 10 Diversity, Equity, and Justice 149

Chapter 11 Addressing Ethical Concerns 165

Chapter 12 Ethical Thinking, Caring, and Decision Making 181

Appendix A The MANA Statement of Value and Ethics 207

Appendix B Standards and Qualifications for the Art and Practice of Midwifery 213

Appendix C American College of Nurse-Midwives Code of Ethics with Explanatory Statements 217

Appendix D ICM International Code of Ethics for Midwives 235

Appendix E Essential Documents of the National Association of Certified Professional Midwives 245

Appendix F The Code: Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics for Nurses and Midwives 251

Index 257

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