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Integrating Law, Ethics and Regulation eBook

A Guide for Nursing and Health Care Students

Catherine Berglund


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OUP Australia and New Zealand
17 April 2019
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.
By:   Catherine Berglund
Imprint:   OUP Australia and New Zealand
Country of Publication:   Australia
ISBN:   9780190313913
ISBN 10:   0190313919
Publication Date:   17 April 2019
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Primary
Format:   Electronic book text
Publisher's Status:   Active
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

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