Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals

Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals Author George D. Pozgar
ISBN-10 9781449684860
Year 2012-02-08
Pages 425
Language en
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals, Third Edition provides the reader with a clear understanding of the law and ethics as it relates to health care dilemmas. The practical application of ethics in the health care setting is accomplished by interspersing the thoughts of great minds through Quotes and the real world of Newspaper Articles, patient experiences through People Stories, provider and organizational experiences through Reality Checks, and Legal Case Studies. This dynamic texts concludes with a Closet Drama that ties all the elements of the text together in one case. Each new print textbook includes an online access code for a Companion Website with helpful student resources. Access to the Companion Website may be purchased separately. http://www.jblearning.com/cart/Default.aspx?bc=7135-8&ref=jblearning Student Companion Website Includes: •Crossword Puzzles •Flashcards •Interactive Glossary •Matching Exercises •Review Questions •Web Links Instructor Resources •Instructor's Manual, including a Sample Syllabus •PowerPoint Presentations •Formatted Test Bank New to the Third Edition Content and Data Updated and Revised Throughout Numerous New: Quotes, Newspaper Articles, People Stories, Reality Checks, and Legal Case Studies Chapter 1 – New: Expanded discussion of Ethics, Virtues and Values Chapter 7 – New Topics: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Democracy for the Wealthy: Fairness and Justice Illusive Ethics in Public Service CMS Non-Payment For Performance of Wrong Procedures Chapter 8 – New Topic: Accreditation of Hospitals and Conflicts of Interest Chapter 9 – New Additions: New Section: Social Workers New Abstract: Incidence and Recognition of Malnutrition in Hospital Chapter 15 – New Chapter: Summary Case—Star Chamber New Appendix: Website References

Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals

Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals Author George D Pozgar, MBA, CHE
ISBN-10 9781284087314
Year 2014-12-01
Pages 530
Language en
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals, Fourth Edition is a concise and practical guide to legal and ethical dilemmas facing healthcare professionals in the real-world today. Thoroughly updated and featuring new case studies, this dynamic text will help students to better understand the issues they will face on the job and the implications in the legal arena. With contemporary topics, real-world examples, and accessible language, this comprehensive text offers students an applied perspective and the opportunity to develop critical thinking skills. Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals provides an effective transition from the classroom to the reality of a clinical environment. Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals, Fourth Edition provides the reader with a clear understanding of the law and ethics as they relate to health care dilemmas and the proper foundation to make good decisions in the delivery of patient care. The practical application of ethic

Ethics and Law for the Health Professions

Ethics and Law for the Health Professions Author Ian Kerridge
ISBN-10 1862877300
Year 2009
Pages 895
Language en
Publisher
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Ethics and Law for the Health Professions is a cross-disciplinary medico-legal book whose previouseditions have been widely used in the medical world. This new 3rd edition is fully revised with all ethics and law topics updated to reflect recent developments. New chapters include dealing specifically with children, health care and the environment, infectious diseases, public health, and ethics and chronic disease. All law sections have been extensively re-visited by Dr Cameron Stewart. Its special features are its focus on a clinically relevant approach, and its recognition that health care professionals are often confronted by legal issues and ethical issues at the same time. Health professionals have to satisfy both, and their legal advisers need to be aware of the dilemmas this can present. This book is careful to distinguish between ethics and law. Its chapters take account of all the health professions, and their differing responsibilities, and cover a very wide range of the issues they face.

Law Ethics for Health Professions

Law   Ethics for Health Professions Author Carlene Harrison
ISBN-10 0073513830
Year 2015-01-05
Pages 432
Language en
Publisher McGraw-Hill Education
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Law and Ethics for Health Professions explains how to navigate the numerous legal and ethical issues that health care professionals face every day. Topics are based upon real-world scenarios and dilemmas from a variety of health care practitioners. Through the presentation of Learning Outcomes, Key Terms, From the Perspective of, Ethics Issues, Chapter Reviews, Case Studies, Internet Activities, Court Cases, and Video Vignettes, students learn about legal and ethical problems and situations that health care professions currently face. In the seventh edition, chapters 3 and 8 have been substantially revised to reflect changes in today’s health care world. Students also use critical thinking skills to learn how to resolve real-life situations and theoretical scenarios and to decide how legal and ethical issues are relevant to the health care profession in which they will practice. Law & Ethics is available with McGraw-Hill Education’s revolutionary adaptive learning technology, LearnSmart and SmartBook! You can study smarter, spending your valuable time on topics you don’t know and less time on the topics you have already mastered. Join the learning revolution and achieve the success you deserve today!

Ethics for Health Professionals

Ethics for Health Professionals Author Carla Caldwell Stanford
ISBN-10 9781449678326
Year 2012-09-18
Pages 218
Language en
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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Ethics for Health Professionals provides a foundational understanding of ethics for healthcare students and clinicians. With a conversational tone and features within each chapter that add to its appeal including quotes, interesting facts, case studies, and more, this indispensable text offers an enjoyable, eased reading style while supplying information that can be practically and easily put into practice once the student enters the field. Many ideals can also be carried over to one’s personal life in terms of ethical principles and decision making. Pedagogical features include chapter objectives, boxed articles, quotes, case studies, key terms, chapter summary, assessment review questions. Website links are also included for additional reference. Students will learn basic information while develop a meaningful understanding of ethics, its importance and application in the world of health sciences. CONTENTS • Overview of the history of ethics • Blanchard and Peale’s 3-step model • Ecological Model • Approaches to ethics • Applying ethics to the health care professional • Patient Care Partnership • Vulnerable Populations • Confidentiality • The Medical Record • Patients’ rights under HIPAA and privacy standards • Ethics and the Workplace • Liability and Health Care • Matters of Life and Death Ethics for Health Professionals also covers additional contemporary topics in health care including: • Integrity in Research (Including conflict of interest and Institutional Review Boards) • Central Electronic Medical Record Registry • Stem Cell Research • Euthanasia, Abortion, Assisted Suicide • How to Choose a Reliable Website for Information Gathering Instructor Resources: PowerPoint Presentations, Test Bank, Answer Key Student Resources: Crosswords, Flash Cards, Interactive Glossary, Matching Questions

Promoting Legal and Ethical Awareness

Promoting Legal and Ethical Awareness Author Ronald W. Scott
ISBN-10 9780323070614
Year 2008-04-08
Pages 296
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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Combining the best of author Ron Scott’s books, Promoting Legal Awareness in Physical and Occupational Therapy and Professional Ethics: A Guide for Rehabilitation Professionals, his newest text Promoting Legal and Ethical Awareness: A Primer for Health Professionals and Patients includes the latest case, regulatory, and statutory law. This valuable ethical and legal resource also includes an alphabetized section on HIPAA, current information on the reauthorized IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Act), and expanded coverage of alternative dispute resolution and attorney-health professional-client relations. Cases and Questions allow you to apply key legal and ethical principles to a rehabilitation practice situation. Special Key Term boxes introduce and define important vocabulary to ensure your understanding of chapter content. Additional resource lists in each chapter include helpful sources for articles, books, and websites to further your learning. Case Examples let you put new ideas and concepts into practice by applying your knowledge to the example. Legal Foundations and Ethical Foundations chapters introduce the basic concepts of law, legal history, the court system, and ethics in the professional setting to provide a solid base for legal and ethical knowledge. An entire chapter devoted to healthcare malpractice provides vital information on practice problems that have legal implications, the claim process, and claim prevention. An extended discussion of the Americans with Disabilities Act informs you of your rights as an employee as well as the challenges faced in the workforce by your rehabilitation patients. Content on employment legal issues includes essential information for both employees and employers on patient interaction and the patient’s status in the workplace. Coverage of end-of-life issues and their legal and ethical implications provides important information for helping patients through end-of-life decisions and care.

Ethical and Legal Issues for Imaging Professionals

Ethical and Legal Issues for Imaging Professionals Author Doreen M. Towsley-Cook
ISBN-10 9780323277761
Year 2013-08-13
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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This balanced examination of ethical and legal principles and issues provides vital information for radiography, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, and radiation professionals. By discussing the foundations of ethics for technologists, then entering into a discussion of applicable law, Ethical and Legal Issues for Imaging Professionals, 2nd Edition provides an approach that leads to a more successful style of personal risk management. With each chapter divided into two sections of ethical issues and legal issues, the content is easy to read and understand. Plus, learning activities and current event discussions help the readers learn and remember information so they can use it in real life. Imaging Scenarios spark classroom discussion and encourage students to apply what they have learned and develop critical thinking and problem solving skills. Review Questions at the end of each chapter allow students to test their retention of chapter content. Critical Thinking Questions and Activities helps students examine their personal responses to various situations and encourages them to expand on their knowledge of policies and procedures. Professional Profiles present a brief glimpse into how ethics and law impact the daily lives of professional imaging technologists. Margin Definitions and Glossary provide an easily accessible resource to understanding terminology. Learning Objectives and Chapter Outline focus the student on the most important content. Discussion of limited radiographers, health care literacy, HIPAA, employee rights, whistle blowing, and relevant new technologies include the most current information available to keep readers up-to-date on topics in their field. More relevant and up-to-date case studies keep readers current on situations they may face in the field. Expanded content on the history of ethics gives users a better understanding of ethics. Updated legal terminology provides the most current information on the ever-changing world of law. Bulleted key point summaries highlight important information from each chapter for easy review.

eHealth Legal Ethical and Governance Challenges

eHealth  Legal  Ethical and Governance Challenges Author Carlisle George
ISBN-10 9783642224744
Year 2012-07-25
Pages 396
Language en
Publisher Springer Science & Business Media
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This publication identifies and discusses important challenges affecting eHealth in the EU and North America in the three areas of law, ethics and governance. It makes meaningful contributions to the eHealth discourse by suggesting solutions and making recommendations for good practice and potential ways forward. Legal challenges discussed include issues related to electronic medical records, telemedicine, the Internet and pharmaceutical drugs, healthcare information systems and medical liability. Ethical challenges focus on telehealth and service delivery in the home, Web 2.0 and the Internet, patient perceptions and ethical frameworks. Governance challenges focus on IT governance in healthcare, governance and decision-making in acute care hospitals, and different models of eHealth governance. The publication provides useful support materials and readings for persons active in developing current understandings of the legal, ethical and governance challenges involved in the eHealth context.

Essentials of Law for Health Professionals

Essentials of Law for Health Professionals Author Kim Forrester
ISBN-10 9780729581660
Year 2014-11-12
Pages 424
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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Perfect for: • Bachelor of Nursing students • Diploma of Nursing students • Bachelor of Midwifery students • Bachelor of Paramedicine students • Bachelor of Health science students • Post graduate Nursing and Midwifery students Essentials of Law for Health Professionals 4e provides students with the information and knowledge necessary to make well-informed and considered decisions about their legal rights and obligations, and the legal rights and obligations of the patients and clients under their care. • Introduces the fundamental concepts and frameworks of health law with clear examples • Focuses on the importance of accurate records, patient confidentiality and the impact of medical negligence • Provides an increased focus on ethical issues, particularly around refusal and/or withdrawal of treatment, guardianship and the manipulation of life • Outlines the obligations and responsibilities in relation to medicines, mental health legislation, child and elder abuse, and explores the management of health complaints • Highlights contemporary issues around National Registration requirements for health professionals. • Revised chapters explaining the roles of government and legal professionals • Chapter 12; Registration and Regulation of Health Professionals reflects the National registration requirements for health professionals • Issues of euthanasia, assisted suicide, mental health, abuse and negligence have been enhanced.

Ethical Dimensions in the Health Professions

Ethical Dimensions in the Health Professions Author Regina F. Doherty
ISBN-10 9780323328937
Year 2015-11-04
Pages 464
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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Learn to recognize, understand, and resolve ethical problems in the workplace with Ethical Dimensions in the Health Professions, 6th Edition. Ideal for all practicing and aspiring healthcare professionals, this unique text gives readers a solid foundation in basic ethical theory, the terms and concepts of ethics, and the numerous ethical issues surrounding health care today. The new sixth edition centers on the six-step decision-making process and includes expanded patient case studies and an increased emphasis on working within inter-professional care teams toward the resolution of ethical problems. With all of its tools and guidance, Ethical Dimensions gives readers the framework needed to make ethical and effective choices in the workplace. UNIQUE! Process of ethical decision-making provides readers with an organizing framework to use in making the best decisions in the face of ethical problems. Reflection boxes highlight important concepts and stimulate critical thinking. Patient stories depict real-life situations and demonstrate the ethical decision-making process. Summary boxes offer a quick review of the important information in each section. Content on current laws and institutional policies make readers aware of their legal responsibilities as well as their ethical ones. Questions for thought and discussion encourage readers to apply the ethical decision-making process to different situations. NEW! Expanded patient stories include current innovations and issues in ethics. NEW! Additional content on interprofessional team decision-making reflects an important expanding movement in healthcare nationally and internationally.