Ethics and Issues in Contemporary Nursing

Ethics and Issues in Contemporary Nursing Author Margaret Burkhardt
ISBN-10 9781133129165
Year 2013-06-05
Pages 576
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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Today’s nurses face a multitude of legal and ethical dilemmas that fall outside the scope of clinical and medical training. Practical and thought provoking, ETHICS & ISSUES IN CONTEMPORARY NURSING, 4th Edition examines the latest trends, principles, theories, and models in patient care to help you make ethically sound decisions in complex and often controversial situations. Acknowledging an ever-expanding global society, compelling examples are presented from national and international headlines that invite readers to explore the cases in light of socio-cultural influences, personal values, and professional ethics. Historical examples demonstrate how to think critically through various problems while upholding moral and professional standards, as well as the law. Key topics include patient advocacy and rights, diversity, medication error prevention, health care information management, portability and accountability, and health care reform. In addition to in-book learning features like analysis problems, review questions, sample forms, and appendices, ETHICS & ISSUES IN CONTEMPORARY NURSING, 4th Edition offers supplemental, interactive tools to challenge you further, and prepare you for morally sound behavior in any health care setting. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Ethics and Issues in Contemporary Nursing

Ethics and Issues in Contemporary Nursing Author Margaret Burkhardt
ISBN-10 9781285953182
Year 2013-06-05
Pages 576
Language en
Publisher Nelson Education
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Today’s nurses face a multitude of legal and ethical dilemmas that fall outside the scope of clinical and medical training. Practical and thought provoking, ETHICS & ISSUES IN CONTEMPORARY NURSING, 4th Edition examines the latest trends, principles, theories, and models in patient care to help you make ethically sound decisions in complex and often controversial situations. Acknowledging an ever-expanding global society, compelling examples are presented from national and international headlines that invite readers to explore the cases in light of socio-cultural influences, personal values, and professional ethics. Historical examples demonstrate how to think critically through various problems while upholding moral and professional standards, as well as the law. Key topics include patient advocacy and rights, diversity, medication error prevention, health care information management, portability and accountability, and health care reform. In addition to in-book learning features like analysis problems, review questions, sample forms, and appendices, ETHICS & ISSUES IN CONTEMPORARY NURSING, 4th Edition offers supplemental, interactive tools to challenge you further, and prepare you for morally sound behavior in any health care setting. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Ethics Issues in Contemporary Nursing

Ethics   Issues in Contemporary Nursing Author Margaret A. Burkhardt
ISBN-10 0766836290
Year 2002
Pages 439
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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Ethics and Issues in Contemporary Nursing explores the theories, models and principles that serve as guides for ethically sound behavior within a nursing context. This text addresses the complexities created by science and technological advances, the variety of settings in which nurses practice, and the diversity of the patients in their care, all the while emphasizing the importance of principled behavior in personal and professional situations. The text also examines global issues that intertwine with the nursing profession, such as health policy, economics, social, gender, transcultural and spiritual considerations. Engaging exercises, reflective questions, case presentations and creative activities are integrated throughout the text.· More personal and conversational tone of this 2nd edition makes material more accessible · Reorganized reflection on the history of nursing puts contemporary issues into context· Expanded discussion of issues related to professional relationships, systems within which nurses work, technology and patient self-determination promotes exploration of issues facing nursing today(Key words: Ethics, Issues, Nursing, Trends)

Contemporary Nursing

Contemporary Nursing Author Barbara Cherry, MSN
ISBN-10 9780323390224
Year 2016-02-01
Pages 536
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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Thoroughly prepare for the rapidly evolving world of nursing with Contemporary Nursing: Issues, Trends, & Management, 7th Edition. Expert authors Barbara Cherry and Susan Jacob combine their own expertise from both academics and practice as they cover the relevant issues affecting today's nurses. In 28 chapters, including a new chapter on palliative care, this comprehensive new edition takes readers through the evolution of nursing, the role of the nurse today, safe and effective decision-making, collaboration and communication, leadership, job opportunities, and a number of timely issues affecting healthcare and nursing practice today. Full-color design enhances the narrative with a clear, visually appealing explanation of concepts. Humorous cartoons open each chapter to illustrate the chapter themes. Vignettes at the beginning of each chapter personalize nursing history and practice and help readers understand their place in the profession. Questions to Consider While Reading This Chapter follow the vignettes and prepare the reader for the topic to be discussed. Key terms, learning outcomes, chapter overviews, and chapter summaries help readers focus their learning experience. Unit on Leadership and Management in Nursing includes content to prepare nurses to effectively function in the management roles expected of the professional nurse. Unit on Career Management provides strategies on how to make the transition from student to practitioner and tips on how to pass the NCLEX-RN Examination. Case studies help readers apply theory to clinical practice. NEW! Chapter on palliative care focuses on how to best provide patients with relief from the symptoms and stress of a serious illness, and how to improve the quality of life for both the patient and family. NEW! Combined chapter on quality improvement and QSEN keeps readers up to date on the latest competencies from the Institute of Medicine. NEW! Professional/Ethical Issue boxes provide a short scenario about an ethical issue related to the chapter content. NEW! Updated coverage reflects the latest NCLEX test plan. NEW! Incorporation of Triple Aim in healthcare discusses ways to improve the health of the population, enhance the experience and outcomes of the patient, and reduce per capita cost of care for the benefit of communities. NEW! Expanded coverage of working in an interdisciplinary team reflects the changing healthcare landscape and need to work in collaboration with a variety of healthcare specialists.

Key Concepts and Issues in Nursing Ethics

Key Concepts and Issues in Nursing Ethics Author P. Anne Scott
ISBN-10 9783319492506
Year 2017-04-06
Pages 221
Language en
Publisher Springer
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Short case studies, based on real stories from the health care arena, ensure that each chapter of this book is rooted in descriptions of nursing practise that are grounded, salient narratives of nursing care. The reader is assisted to explore the ethical dimension of nursing practice: what it is and how it can be portrayed, discussed, and analysed within a variety of practice and theoretical contexts. One of the unique contributions of this book is to consider nursing not only in the context of the individual nurse – patient relationship but also as a social good that is of necessity limited, due to the ultimate limits on the nursing and health care resource. This book will help the reader consider what good nursing looks like, both within the context of limitations on resources and under conditions of scarcity. Indeed, any discussion of ethical issues in nursing should be well grounded in a conceptualisation of nursing that nursing students and practising nursing can recognise, accept and engage with. Nursing, like medicine, social work and teaching has a clear moral aim – to do good. In the case of nursing to do good for the patient. However it is vital that in the pressurised, constrained health service of the 21st century, we help nurses explore what this might mean for nursing practice and what can reasonably be expected of the individual nurse in terms of good nursing care.

Ethics and Midwifery

Ethics and Midwifery Author Lucy Frith
ISBN-10 0750630566
Year 1996
Pages 282
Language en
Publisher Books for Midwives Press
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A multi-disciplinary introduction to the ethical dilemmas which commonly face midwives in clinical practice. A wide range of problems is explored by experienced practitioners and philosophers and clear guidance is offered on how different clinical and legal issues might be approached.

Nursing Ethics and Professional Responsibility in Advanced Practice

Nursing Ethics and Professional Responsibility in Advanced Practice Author Pamela J. Grace
ISBN-10 9781284107333
Year 2017-02-01
Pages 448
Language en
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Learning
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Nursing Ethics And Professional Responsibility In Advanced Practice, Third Edition Focuses On The Historical Background, Knowledge And Leadership Skills Necessary To Improve The Quality Of Health For Both Individuals And Society. The Text Takes A Comprehensive Approach In Addressing Contemporary Health Issues Faced By Healthcare Professionals Across A Variety Of Settings. The Third Edition Has Been Updated To Reflect Changes In The Healthcare Landscape And To Explore How This Impacts And Expands The Role Of The Advance Practice Nurse. New To The Third Edition: Exploration Of The Role Of Inter-Professional Ethics Expanded Content On Social Justice Including Advocacy For Vulnerable Populations And Global Issues Additional Content On Gerontologic Issues New Content On Men’S Health Issues And Substance Abuse Focus On Perioperative And CRNA Issues

Concepts and Cases in Nursing Ethics second edition

Concepts and Cases in Nursing Ethics  second edition Author Michael Yeo
ISBN-10 1551110822
Year 1996-09-13
Pages 382
Language en
Publisher Broadview Press
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Concepts and Cases in Nursing Ethics maps the ethical landscape of contemporary nursing. The book is the product of a collaboration between philosopher-ethicist Michael Yeo, nurse-ethicist Anne Moorhouse, and six representatives of various areas of professional nursing. It thus combines philosophical and ethical analysis with nursing knowledge and experience in a manner that is both understandable and relevant. The book is organized around six main concepts in nursing ethics: beneficence, autonomy, confidentiality, truth-telling, justice, and integrity. A chapter is devoted to the elucidation of each of these concepts. In each chapter, historical background and conceptual analysis are supplemented by case studies that exemplify issues and show how the concept applies in nursing practice. In this new edition, the materials in each chapter have been updated to reflect recent developments in nursing and more generally in health care. In addition, a totally new chapter on ethical theory has been added. Complete with bibliographies and study questions for further analysis of cases, this book is ideally suited for textbook use. It will help both practitioners and students to deal better with the clinical problems and issues that are encountered in the field. However, it's simple prose and clear exposition of complex issues will make Concepts and Cases in Nursing Ethics attractive to anyone concerned about health care.

Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals

Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals Author George D. Pozgar
ISBN-10 9781449647759
Year 2012
Pages 559
Language en
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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Praise For The Third Edition "Having Taught Health Care Law For Years, Pozgar Is Rightfully Considered Among The Finest Authors Within This Ever Changing Discipline, By Both Professors And Students. The 3Rd Edition Continues His Tradition Of Presenting Lucid Comprehensible Material In A Manner Which Enhances Learning Of Legal And Ethical Topics. I Commend His Works Unreservedly." Arthur Reynolds, MA, MHA, JD, Professor, Health Care Management, University Of Maryland University College Graduate School Legal And Ethical Issues For Health Professionals, Third 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. Each New Textbook Includes An Online Access Code For A Companion Website With Helpful Student Resources. Access To The Companion Website May Be Purchased Separately. This Title Is Also Available As An Ebook On Vitalsource. Student Companion Website Includes: Crossword Puzzles Flashcards Interactive Glossary Matching Exercises Review Questions Web Links Forthcoming Instructor Resources Instructor's Manual, Including A Sample Syllabus Powerpoint Presentations Formatted Test Bank Download Transition Guide Now View Chapter Objectives 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 – An Entirely New Summary Case Chapter, Which Offers A Realistic And Comprehensive Synthesis And Application Of The Text's Principles New Appendix On Utilizing Internet Resources And Finding Up-To-Date Information

Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements

Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements Author American Nurses Association
ISBN-10 9781558101760
Year 2001-01-01
Pages 27
Language en
Publisher Nursesbooks.org
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Pamphlet is a succinct statement of the ethical obligations and duties of individuals who enter the nursing profession, the profession's nonnegotiable ethical standard, and an expression of nursing's own understanding of its commitment to society. Provides a framework for nurses to use in ethical analysis and decision-making.

Essentials of Nursing Law and Ethics

Essentials of Nursing Law and Ethics Author Susan J. Westrick
ISBN-10 9781449666576
Year 2008-11-20
Pages 319
Language en
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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An Outstanding Reference Covering the Legal and Ethical Issues Important to the Nursing Profession! Essentials of Nursing Law and Ethics is an authoritative resource designed to meet the needs of both nursing students and practicing nurses. This reference is a compilation of brief chapters covering such diverse legal and ethical topics as documentation, patient teaching, and confidentiality to the more complex areas of end of life and advanced directives. In addition, this text includes those issues pertinent to nurses's everyday practice including refusing patient assignment, sexual harrassment in the workplace, and the Americans with Disabilities Act. An outstanding reference, this text focuses on the most important legal and ethical issues of the nursing profession. Instructors Resources include a test bank with answers and rationales.

Legal and Ethical Issues in Nursing

Legal and Ethical Issues in Nursing Author Ginny Wacker Guido
ISBN-10 0135079985
Year 2010
Pages 549
Language en
Publisher Prentice Hall
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Synopsis: The fifth edition of Legal and Ethical Issues in Nursing continues the tradition of the fourth edition as the essential title that combines legal and ethical knowledge for students and practicing nurses and how they influence the professional practice of nursing. This influence reflects the expanding autonomous roles of nurses, in the public and community health arena, in acute-care settings, or in long-term and hospice settings. It also reflects changes in the health care delivery structure, including mandatory nurse-patient ratios, the downsizing or closing of hospitals and other health care delivery agencies, and the continued shortage of professional nurses. New to this edition: Expanded ethical coverage, including a new chapter that applies ethical theories to situations that nurses encounter. A new ethical issues feature highlighting some of the more frequently encountered ethical issues within an area of the law or clinical practice site. Updated information on current laws and their application to nursing. New chapter summary format allows easy review of chapter content. Much of the content is new or updated to reflect the changes in the law and in the practice of professional nursing.

Bioethics

Bioethics Author Megan-Jane Johnstone
ISBN-10 9780729583633
Year 2015-07-31
Pages 514
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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An essential resource for both undergraduate and postgraduate students and registered nurses to develop new insights and moral wisdom around ethical issues they will face in clinical practice. Bioethics: A Nursing Perspective, 6th Edition continues to set the standard for bioethical issues in nursing practice. As with previous editions, this highly respected text provides a comprehensive framework to assist students and registered nurses to understand the ethical challenges, obligations and responsibilities they will encounter in daily practice. Greater depth on ethical issues, particularly those concerned with ethical conduct, unprofessional conduct and professional misconduct and ‘morality politics’ Case scenarios and critical questions to encourage students and registered nurses to reflect on key issues that relate to their own practice NEW chapters: - Ethics, dehumanisation and vulnerable populations - Professional obligations to report harmful behaviours with a focus on impaired practitioners, child abuse and elder abuse Introduces a new concept: ‘cultural humility’ Content on ‘needs versus wants’, ‘the right not to be informed’, palliative sedation, preventing ethical conflicts, the relationship between professional judgment and moral decision-making in nursing and health care contexts, and future ethical difficulties concerned with climate change, peak oil, pandemic influenza, antimicrobial resistance and health inequalities All chapters and references have been updated to reflect contemporary nursing practice, locally and globally

Ethics Theory and Contemporary Issues

Ethics  Theory and Contemporary Issues Author Barbara MacKinnon
ISBN-10 9781337515443
Year 2016-12-05
Pages 50
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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Explore the major perspectives in ethical theory and a broad range of contemporary moral debates with MacKinnon/Fiala's ETHICS: THEORY AND CONTEMPORARY ISSUES, 9th Edition. Illuminating overviews and a selection of readings from traditional and contemporary sources make even complex philosophical concepts reader-friendly. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.