The fundamentals of law, ethics and regulation that affect everyday work in health care.
Integrating Law, Ethics and Regulation provides a comprehensive analysis of relevant law, ethics, and regulation for allied health and nursing students as they prepare for health care careers. The content and pedagogical structure enables students to appreciate the importance of, and to gain skills in, recognising problematic situations, reflecting on these situations, and taking appropriate action. Featuring realistic case examples with thought-provoking questions, this book brings law, ethics, and regulation to life, encouraging students to respond mindfully, using active reflection and critical reasoning. KEY FEATURESIntended for a broad audience, including students from nursing and allied health disciplinesReflection Activities promote active reflection, critical reasoning and mindfulness skillsCase Examples with simple, thought-provoking questions bring each content area to lifeReflection Points provide short 'igniters' to keep students thinking about some of the more challenging aspects of the chapterMargin glossary notes highlight key terms throughout the chapter.
OUP Australia and New Zealand
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24 May 2019
1. Beginning to understand the sources of standards and rules 2. Standards for professional training and practice 3. How the law shapes health care 4. An ongoing dialogue relying on ethics traditions 5. Respect for a patient's journey 6. Personal information privacy and public interests 7. The limits of care 8. Lifelong practice in decision making 9. Timeless quandaries at the beginning and end of life 10. Regulation and availability of health and community services
Dr Catherine Berglund has worked in applied ethics and regulatory aspects of health care, standards and policy for close to thirty years. As well as completing a PhD on professional and community limits for medical research; Catherine taught health care ethics for over twenty years at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, is legally qualified; and contributes to many regulatory and practical standards endeavours for registered health professionals and health care workers.