Legal & ethical issues in nursing / Ginny Wacker Guido

Author(s): Guido, Ginny Wacker
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Subjects: Nursing--Law and legislation--United States
Nursing ethics--United States
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 5th ed
Published: Boston : Pearson, c2010
LC Classification: K, KF
Physical Description: xxiii, 549 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Pt. I. Ethics
Ch. 1. Introduction to Ethics
Ch. 2. Application of Ethics in Nursing Practice Settings
Pt. II. Introduction to the Law and the Judicial Process
Ch. 3. Legal Concepts and the Judicial Process
Ch. 4. Anatomy of a Lawsuit
Pt. III. Liability Issues
Ch. 5. Standards of Care
Ch. 6. Tort Law
Ch. 7. Nursing Liability: Defenses
Ch. 8. Informed Consent and Patient Self-Determination
Ch. 9. Documentation and Confidentiality
Ch. 10. Professional Liability Insurance
Pt. IV. Impact of the Law on the Professional Practice of Nursing
Ch. 11. Nurse Practice Acts, Licensure, and Scope of Practice
Ch. 12. Advanced Nursing Practice Roles
Ch. 13. Corporate Liability Issues and Employment Laws
Ch. 14. Nursing Management and the Nurse-Manager
Ch. 15. Delegation and Supervision
Ch. 16. Federal Laws: The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Civil Rights Act of 1991
Pt. V. Impact of the Law on Nursing in Selected Practice Settings
Ch. 17. Nursing in Acute Care Settings
Ch. 18. Nursing in Ambulatory and Managed Care Settings
Ch. 19. Public and Community Health Care
Ch. 20. Nursing in Long-Term Care Settings
Alternate Titles: Legal and ethical issues in nursing
Notes: LCCN: 2009018100
ISBN: 0135079985 (pbk.)
ISBN: 9780135079980 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Introduction to ethics -- Application of ethics in nursing practice settings -- Legal concepts and the judicial process -- Anatomy of a lawsuit -- Standards of care -- Tort law -- Nursing liability : defenses -- Informed consent and patient self-determination -- Documentation and confidentiality -- Professional liability insurance -- Nurse practice acts, licensure, and the scope of practice -- Advanced nursing practice roles -- Corporate liability issues and employment laws -- Nursing management and the nurse-manager -- Delegation and supervision -- Federal laws : the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Civil Rights Act of 1991 -- Nursing in acute care settings -- Nursing in ambulatory and managed care settings -- Public and community health care -- Nursing in long-term care settings
OCLC Number: 297146404
ISBN/ISSN: 0135079985