Ethical & Legal Issues in Canadian NursingBy
- Margaret Keatings, RN, MHSc, Vice President Professional Practice & Chief Nurse Executive, The Hospital for Sick Children
- O'Neil Smith, BA, LLB(Ontario Bar)
The only Canadian nursing book available that fully covers the often intertwined Ethical and Legal issues that healthcare professionals face today!
Focused solely on the ever-changing, and often complex healthcare landscape in Canada, Ethical & Legal Issues in Canadian Nursing, Third Edition, expertly offers readers an uncomplicated discussion and practical approach to this multifaceted topic.
The book aims to prepare students for the moral and legal realities they will face in practice, and to provide them with the necessary tools to confidently face the most challenging and difficult situations they will encounter.
Paperback, 456 Pages
Published: May 2009
Chapter 1: Introduction to Nursing Law and Ethics
Chapter 2: Ethical Theoretical Perspectives
Chapter 3: Ethics Resources for NursesChapter 4: The Canadian Legal System
Chapter 5: Regulation of the Nursing ProfessionChapter 6: Consent to Treatment
Chapter 7: The Nurses Legal Accountabilities: Professional Competence, Misconduct, Malpractice, and Nursing DocumentationChapter 8: End of Life
Chapter 9: Ethical and Legal Issues Related to Advancing Science and TechnologiesChapter 10: Patient Rights
Chapter 11: Caregiver RightsChapter 12: Ethical Issues in Leadership, the Organization, and Care