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Law and Professional Issues in Nursing 5ed

by Richard Griffith and Cassam A Tengnah Learning Matters
Pub Date:
03/2020
ISBN:
9781526491350
Format:
Pbk 376 pages
Price:
AU$74.00 NZ$77.39
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Provides nurses of all levels with a crash course in law, helping them to better understand the legal obligations they face, and leaving them better prepared for safe and effective practice.

Chapter 1: Introduction to law in nursing
Chapter 2: Principled decision making in nursing
Chapter 3: Professionalism
Chapter 4: Equality and human rights
Chapter 5: Consent to treatment
Chapter 6: Mental health
Chapter 7: Protecting the vulnerable adult
Chapter 8: Consent and children
Chapter 9: Safeguarding children
Chapter 10: Negligence
Chapter 11: Record keeping
Chapter 12: Confidentiality
Chapter 13: Health and safety

Richard Griffith is a senior lecturer in Law at the College of Human and Health Sciences at Swansea University, where he has taught since 1992. He initially trained as a nurse before turning his attention to law and an academic career. He has a particular interest in applied law in healthcare practice and has published widely in a range of nursing journals.


Cassam Tengnah was formerly a lecturer in health law in the School of Health Science at Swansea University and taught across a range of courses from undergraduate to postgraduate level. His early background is in nursing and health promotion and he has a particular interest in public health law.