2 edition of Legal aspects of nursing found in the catalog.
Legal aspects of nursing
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|LC Classifications||KD2968.N8 D56 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2011023362|
Ethical values are essential for any healthcare provider. Ethics comes from the Greek word “ethos,” meaning character. Ethical values are universal rules of conduct that provide a practical basis for identifying what kinds of actions, intentions, and motives are valued. Ethics are moral principles that govern how the person or a group will behave or conduct : Lisa M. Haddad, Robin A. Geiger. When a nurse fails to uphold the legal and professional responsibilities expected in the practice of nursing, that is generally known as: Legal Aspects of Nursing Chapter Exam Instructions.
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Now in its seventh edition, Bridgit Dimond’s Legal Aspects of Nursing is the definitive guide to the essential law that nurses and healthcare professionals need to n in an engaging style, the book shows the application of the law to everyday nursing situations showing the relevance and importance of legal considerations to nursing practice/5(6). Chapter 1 Introduction to law in nursing Introduction This chapter examines how the law influences nursing. It begins by highlighting that the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s Code, which sets out the standard for professional practice, is under-pinned by the law. The chapter then defines the term ‘law’ and considers how laws are made byFile Size: KB.
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Description. Now in its seventh edition, Bridgit Dimond’s Legal Aspects of Nursing is the definitive guide to the essential law that nurses and healthcare professionals need to n in an engaging style, the book shows the application of the law to everyday nursing situations showing the relevance and importance of legal considerations to nursing practice.
Purpose. The purpose of this course is to instruct the nurse learner on legal aspects of nursing that could impact her licensure. Nurses are legally, ethically and morally responsible for delivering safe and competent care in the scope of their nursing practice. This book is a practitioner’s bible to all aspects of the law within healthcare.
I asked a group of nurses recently what legal aspects of nursing they were aware of, and the overriding majority was documentation and claims, but they were unaware of the whole process. Legal Aspects of Nursing is written specifically for non-lawyers and is clear and jargon-free. Throughout the book, vivid situations based on everyday nursing practice are included in order to explore the legal consequences.
This brings to life and emphasises to the reader the relevance and importance of the law to the health care professionals.
Now in its seventh edition, Bridgit Dimond’s Legal Aspects of Nursing is the definitive guide to the essential law that nurses and healthcare professionals need to n in an engaging style, the book shows the application of the law to everyday nursing situations showing the relevance and importance of legal considerations to nursing practice.
Now in its seventh edition, Bridgit Dimond’s Legal Aspects of Nursing is the definitive guide to the essential law that nurses and healthcare professionals need to know. Written in an engaging style, the book shows the application of the law to everyday nursing situations showing the relevance and importance of legal considerations to nursing Cited by: Access study documents, get answers to your study questions, and connect with real tutors for NURSING Health Policy and Legal Aspect at University Of Texas, Arlington.
Get this from a library. Legal aspects of nursing. [Bridgit Dimond] -- Now in its 7th edition, this text offers a comprehensive review of the legal aspects of nursing in Great Britain. It covers criminal & civil law, regulation of the NHS & also issues regarding patient.
great book to use and look back on throughout the nursing degree, would recommend this especially for first year nursing students to get a general overview of the legal aspects of nursing as legislation changes all the time/5(19).
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According to the American Nurses Association (ANA), “the Standards of Professional Nursing Practice are authoritative statements of the duties that all registered nurses, regardless of role, population or specialty are. Legal Aspects of Nursing eBook. Bridgit Dimond, Emeritus Professor, University of Glasgow © | Pearson Format: Portable Documents ISBN Availability: Available View larger.
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CHAPTER 4 Legal aspects of nursing Learning outcomes After studying this chapter, students will be able to: • Describe the components of a model nurse practice act.
• Discuss the authority of state boards of nursing. • Explain the conditions that must be present for malpractice to occur.
• Identify nursing responsibilities related to delegation, informed consent, and confidentiality. Legal Aspects of Marketing and Sales is an up-to-date textbook that covers legal issues that students who will work in marketing or with marketing managers must understand.
The text is organized to permit instructors to tailor the materials to their particular approach. The authors take special care to engage students by relating law to everyday events with their clear, concise /5(1). day 2legal aspects of nursing General Divisions of LawNatural Law – an integral part of nature because it is immutable and inherent in the nature of man or every element or part of the universe.
Positive Law – a precept made and imposed by someone in authority. * divisions - divine law - human. The revised edition of this best-selling and highly-respected book builds on the comprehensive nature of the first edition with enhanced coverage of contemporary legal debates and issues.
Again, Legal Aspects of Nursing introduces nurses to the complexities of the law through describing everyday situations in which nurses find themselves and examining the legal.
Legal Aspects of Nursing and Healthcare, now in its sixth edition, is your definitive guide to the law and its practical application to everyday nursing situations. Written in an engaging and accessible style, the book covers the legal system and legal issues relating to medicine in general, before examining more specific areas including /5(26).
Legal Aspects of Midwifery E-Book, 3rd Edition This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. The aim of this book is to provide information that a midwife can use with confidence, knowing that the law is there to protect her and her clients.
Objective. Legal Aspects of Nursing helps to thoroughly understand the relationship between the law and Nursing practice. This course is one that is of utmost importance to Nurses who need a ground understanding the essentials of the law in Nursing/5(18).Now in its 5th edition, this text offers a comprehensive review of the legal aspects of nursing in Great Britain.
It covers criminal & civil law, regulation of the NHS & also issues regarding patient rights, such as data protection, treatment consent & confidentiality.b.
Use the book as needed while keeping it away from individuals not involved in patient care. c. Move the book to the upper ledge of the nursing station for easier access.
d. Ask the nurse manager to move the book to a more secluded area.