Patients Rights Law And Ethics For Nurses Second Edition

Author by : Paul Buka
Languange : en
Publisher by : CRC Press
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Description : The second edition of this acclaimed text integrates health care law and ethics in relation to patients’ rights and in the context of everyday nursing and health care practice. Focusing on principles of law and including clear outlines of the essential legal precedent, the author lays a solid foundation for understanding the intersection of law, ethics and the rights of the patient. Comprehensive yet pocket-sized, this is essential reading for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals. Provides a clear understanding not only of basic legal provisions in health care, but also of wider issues relating to human rights Covers topics such as ethical decision making, confidentiality, laws concerning older people, fraud and abuse, and employment regulations Uses an easy-to-read style that conveys key principles in an accessible way Includes thinking points, case studies and relevant case law to help link theory to practice


Essentials Of Nursing Law And Ethics

Author by : Susan J. Westrick
Languange : en
Publisher by : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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Description : This book explores legal aspects of nursing practice. This dynamic text covers topics ranging from documentation, malpractice, and state board regulation to organ donation, patient rights, and end of life issues. The Second Edition offers concise, scholarly chapters that include in depth coverage of patient safety, environmental health, use of social media by nurses, error reduction, and ethical boundaries. The text also features updates to relevant legal and ethical issues of critical importance to nurse practitioners.


Essential Law And Ethics In Nursing

Author by : Paul Buka
Languange : en
Publisher by : Routledge
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Description : This thoroughly updated third edition lays a solid foundation for understanding the intersection of law, ethics and the rights of the patient in the context of everyday nursing and health care practice. Outlining the key legal and ethical principles relevant to nurses, Essential Law and Ethics In Nursing: Patients, Rights and Decision-Making, previously entitled Patients’ Rights: Law and Ethics for Nurses, uses an easy-to-read style that conveys key principles in an accessible way. It: provides a clear understanding not only of basic legal provisions in health care but also of wider issues relating to human rights; covers topics such as ethical decision-making, the regulation of nursing, confidentiality, laws concerning human rights, safe practice, vulnerable people, elder abuse and employment regulations; and includes thinking points, case studies and relevant case law to help link theory with practice. This is essential reading for nurses and an important reference for midwives and allied health professionals.


Legal Aspects Of Patient Confidentiality 2nd Edition

Author by : Bridgit Dimond
Languange : en
Publisher by : Andrews UK Limited
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Description : This revised and updated edition explores the law relating to patient confidentiality and reflects the recent legislation in the field. The text is written in a jargon free, non-legalistic way to allow the reader to understand the principles and how they apply to practice. The book is aimed at all health professionals who care for the patient, and for patient service managers, patient groups, relatives and anybody who is interested in understanding the law relating to patient confidentiality. The book includes case studies throughout.


Patients Rights Law And Ethics For Nurses A Practical Guide

Author by : Paul Buka
Languange : en
Publisher by : CRC Press
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Description : Understanding the legal and ethical rights of any patient in their care is essential to good clinical practice. Patients' Rights, Law and Ethics for Nurses: A Practical Guide is a comprehensive pocket-size book for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals that integrates health care law and ethics in relation to patient rights and in the context of every day nursing and allied health practice Accessible yet challenging, the book examines confidentiality, informed consent, cases of abuse, the rights of the disabled, and end of life decisions. Pertinent quotes enliven the text throughout, while thinking points encourage reflection. Each chapter provides easy-to-follow guidance to this complex area. A companion website provides regular updates in an areas where legislation is constantly changing. Focusing on principles of law and including clear outlines of the essential legal precedent, the author lays a solid foundation that will serve readers requiring an introduction to law, ethics, and the rights of the patient throughout their training and beyond.


Legal Aspects Of Care In The Community

Author by : Bridgit Dimond
Languange : en
Publisher by : Macmillan International Higher Education
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Description : This text provides a readable, detailed and comprehensive account of the law in relation to community care. This book includes information on the new statutory framework and the different institutional and legal entities which have emerged as a consequence of the discharge of patients from institutional care. Wherever possible, examples of actual situations will be used to illustrate the legal issues taken from the full range of community professionals and situations with carers and clients. This book is a must for all students of healthcare, social service and health professionals, and all managers working in the community.


Law For Nurse Leaders Second Edition

Author by : Diana Ballard, JD, MBA, RN
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer Publishing Company
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Description : Praise for the First Edition: "This book is so well written! I cannot say enough positive things about the material I have read. ...This is excellent material and should be a 'stock' book in the library of every nurse!"--Helen Gordon, DNP, MS, CNM, Assistant Professor, Duke School of Nursing One of the most hotly discussed and debated areas of society today, health care law carries a host of legal and ethical complexities that nurses and providers must increasingly recognize and factor into their best decision making. This convenient and comprehensive reference, written by expert nurse attorneys, untangles the legal dilemmas often encountered in contemporary nursing practice, such as nursing malpractice/negligence and liability, risk management, corporate compliance, employment law, business law, and dispute resolution as they relate to health care law and nursing practice. Written with the same no-nonsense, understandable language of the first edition, this revision continues to break down the often complex legalese of health care law and now includes two completely new chapters on the evolving roles of advanced practice nurses and managing disasters and public health emergencies. Multiple case studies and legal analyses walk the reader through the varied scenarios nurse leaders will confront with staff and patient-related legal issues they will encounter on a regular basis. New to the Second Edition: Revised to reflect multiple changes in health care law and updated information to the nursing/legal arena A new chapter, "Advanced Practice Nursing," covers increasing responsibilities in primary care, dynamics of health care reform, and changing nursing roles A New chapter, "Disasters and Public Health Emergencies," discusses major laws governing these events and hospital emergency operations plans Key Features: Serves as a comprehensive text for undergraduate and graduate programs Includes Objectives, Conclusions and Trends, and Key Points in each chapter Presents real-life cases and interactive features to reinforce learning Addresses business topics and corporate law, not typically covered in similar texts Covers nursing malpractice, risk management, employment law, business law, corporate compliance, and dispute resolution


Fundamental Aspects Of Legal Ethical And Professional Issues In Nursing 2nd Edition

Author by : Sally Carvalho
Languange : en
Publisher by : Andrews UK Limited
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Description : This popular title from the Fundamental Aspects of Nursing series has been revised and updated to reflect the advances in the field. Vital reading for all student nurses to help them develop an understanding of the myriad of dilemmas in professional practice and ensure they meet professional standards. This book will outline the implications and application of the relevant recent legislation that relates to nursing practice. Professionally, this book will look at the demands and requirements of nursing, as it moves to an all graduate profession, and the subsequent legal and ethical implications. It will also be helpful for qualified nurses as a refresher text & for those undertaking Overseas Nurses' Programmes. With the new Nursing and Midwifery Council's proposals, there is a greater emphasis on nurses' awareness and ability to use, and be assessed in, legal, ethical and professional issues in their clinical practice.


Care Of Vulnerable Older People

Author by : Paul Buka
Languange : en
Publisher by : Macmillan International Higher Education
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Description : It is reasonable to expect that most people will live a relatively healthy life as they age, with their dignity intact and rights guaranteed. For many, however, reality may be quite different: the findings of key reports highlight the need to raise awareness of the failures in health and social care systems to safeguard vulnerable older people. In this important text, a team of expert authors brings the focus to how legislation, ethics and national policy can be applied to the context of protecting 'at risk' older adults. Clear and accessible, the book will improve nurses' skills in safeguarding vulnerable older people, aided by the use of such helpful features as: • Detailed case studies to link theory with practice • Explicit 'Thinking Points' to encourage readers to reflect on how law, policy and ethics can be applied to their own practice • In-depth discussion of statutory and case law, and analysis of relevant Serious Case Reviews An essential read for students and qualified nurses alike, this text provides the reader with a solid foundation for clinical decision-making and safeguarding vulnerable older people, as well as a forum for discussion and reflection.


Dementia Care

Author by : Grahame Smith
Languange : en
Publisher by : CRC Press
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Description : Dementia is both a personal and a societal challenge. The goal of Dementia Care: A Practical Approach is to focus on how practitioners can meet this challenge with hope and compassion, thereby enabling those with dementia to live well. The book takes a ‘strengths approach’ with an emphasis on exploring sustainable strategies. Its content is underpinned by relevant policies and strategies and explicitly links to research evidence while always valuing the voices of those living with dementia. Covering various dementia strategies, the book provides a clear vision of dementia care delivery and is mapped to the Curriculum for UK Dementia Education. For health care students, the content is also mapped to the requirements of the Health and Care Professions Council and the Nursing and Midwifery Council. The book includes experiences of people living with dementia, practical examples, self-assessment questions, and key point summaries. It is a valuable resource to practitioners, informal caregivers, families, individuals with dementia or those wanting to know more about the subject.


Nursing Law And Ethics

Author by : John Tingle
Languange : en
Publisher by : Wiley-Blackwell
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Description : This valuable book is distinctive in that it deals with both law and ethics. There is both practical and academic value in knowing 'what the law requires' and ' what is right', and in understanding that these two are not always the same. p>This second edition builds upon the strengths of the first. The interface between law, ethics and nursing is explored in the first part of the book as are patient complaints and the changing policy context of nursing law. The chapters in Part 2 contain both legal and ethical perspectives on more specialist topics including negligence, consent, resource allocation, mental health nursing, the critically ill patient, clinical governance and research.


Law And Ethics In Nursing And Healthcare

Author by : Graham Avery
Languange : en
Publisher by : SAGE
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Description : Now in its second edition, Law and Ethics in Nursing and Healthcare: An Introduction continues to provide all the information nursing and healthcare students need to know about ‘what is legal’ and ‘how to decide what is right’ in order to practise safely and ethically. Graham Avery focuses directly on the vital areas – such as negligence, consent, confidentiality, and professional conduct – with a practical and accessible approach aimed at healthcare students as well as practitioners. Key features include: a new chapter on Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards. Up-to-date information related to the Health and Social Care Act 2012 and the Francis Report. Real life case studies to help students think critically about difficult clinical situations. End-of-chapter scenarios activities with suggested answers to reinforce knowledge. Qualified as a Registered Nurse and holding an MA in Medical Law and Ethics, Graham Avery is a Lecturer at the University of Essex.


Legal Aspects Of Consent 2nd Edition

Author by : Bridgit Dimond
Languange : en
Publisher by : Andrews UK Limited
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Description : This second edition has been revised and updated to reflect current changes in legislation on consent in the medical and healthcare setting. This book explores the law relating to consent, covering both the general principles where the patient is a mentally competent adult, and also the specialist areas of mental incapacity, children and parents. The text is written for all health professionals who care for the patient, and for patient service managers, patient groups, relatives, lecturers and others who are interested in understanding the law relating to consent.


Anatomy Of Writing For Publication For Nurses Second Edition

Author by : Cynthia Saver
Languange : en
Publisher by : Sigma Theta Tau
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Description : Anatomy of Writing for Publication for Nurses, Second Edition, is designed to help nurses bridge the gap between incomplete sentences and a published manuscript. The book’s contributors include the best and the brightest from publishing today. Most of the contributors have experience as editors of nursing journals, where their role is to decide which articles to accept for publication. These decision-makers share their important insights as to how they make their decisions, which will enhance the likelihood your manuscript is accepted for publication. The new edition covers, how to turn your dissertation or capstone project into a published article, how to write a letter to the editor and a book review, how to work with and manage contributors when writing a book, and how to understand open access, SQUIRE, APA, and more.


Concepts And Cases In Nursing Ethics Second Edition

Author by : Michael Yeo
Languange : en
Publisher by : Broadview Press
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Description : 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 Aspects Of Mental Capacity

Author by : Bridgit C. Dimond
Languange : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
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Description : Highly Commended in Health and social care in the 2017 BMA Medical Book Awards The Mental Capacity Act (2005) regulates decision making processes on behalf of adults who are unable to give informed consent, due to a loss in mental capacity (be that from birth, or due to an illness or injury at some point in their lives). Since the Act’s original conception the new Court of Protection is now firmly established, and there have been significant Supreme Court cases, as well as further guidance on the 2005 Act and major developments in the use and assessment for Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards. Thoroughly updated to take account of the many updates, developments and changes in legislation and guidance, the new edition of Dimond’s authoritative guide will be warmly welcome by practitioners and students who need to understand and work within the Mental Capacity Act, and how it applies to their professional responsibilities. A highly practical guide to the Mental Capacity Act and its provisions since its conception in 2005 Relevant for a wide range of practitioners and students within health and social care Highly readable and easily accessible, even for those with no legal background Includes a range of learning features, including scenarios, questions and answers, key summary points, and applications for practice. Legal Aspects of Mental Capacity is an essential resource for all healthcare and social services professionals, students patient services managers and carers working with those who lack the capacity to make their own decisions.


Professional Values In Nursing

Author by : Lesley Baillie
Languange : en
Publisher by : CRC Press
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Description : This practical guide explores professional values in nursing, helping you to develop safe, compassionate, dignified, person-centred and evidence-based nursing practice. The emphasis of the book is on fundamental values of equality, dignity and caring. The authors discuss holistic nursing care, working in partnership with people and families, workin


Ethics In Health Care

Author by : Silvia Angelina Pera
Languange : en
Publisher by : Juta and Company Ltd
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Description : Dealing primarily with nursing in South Africa and the particular challenges that the country's nurses encounter, this book looks at the ethical questions confronting nurses as well as the moral philosophy behind those considerations. Ubuntu—the African notion that everyone in a community is responsible for the welfare of its members—plays a large part in the moral deliberations of the book, as do problems particular to South Africa. This second edition is updated with new case studies on the AIDS pandemic as well as new ethical questions stemming from the legalization of abortion in South Africa and the rise in the power of health worker unions.


Legal Aspects Of Medicines 2nd Edition

Author by : Bridgit Dimond
Languange : en
Publisher by : Andrews UK Limited
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Total Read : 28
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Description : Concise overview of the laws relating to the supply, administration and prescribing of medicines. User-friendly format for easy reference on the job, or a handy revision aid. Highly practical with case studies throughout to demonstrate application of theory into practice and revised and updated to reflect current law. This book is intended for all health professionals who are likely to be involved in the dispensing, administration, prescribing or supply of medication, whether in hospitals or in the community. It may also be of assistance to others, such as health service managers, patient groups and their representatives, lecturers and clinical supervisors. Each chapter uses a situation to illustrate the relevant laws so that the law can be explained in a practical jargon-free way. The book is intended to introduce readers to the basic principles which apply and the sources of law, so that they can, by following up the further reading and websites provided, add to their knowledge. This book will provide a baseline on which readers can develop their knowledge and understanding of the law relating to medicines.


Legal Nurse Consulting

Author by : Patricia W. Iyer, MSN, RN, LNCC
Languange : en
Publisher by : CRC Press
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Description : Designed to meet the needs of both novice and advanced practitioners, the first edition of Legal Nurse Consulting: Principles and Practice established standards and defined the core curriculum of legal nurse consulting. It also guided the development of the certification examination administered by the American Legal Nurse Consultant Certification Board. The extensive revisions and additions in Legal Nurse Consulting: Principles and Practices, Second Edition make this bestselling reference even more indispensable. The most significant change is the inclusion of 15 new chapters, each of which highlights an important aspect of legal nurse consulting practice: Entry into the Specialty Certification Nursing Theory: Applications to Legal Nurse Consulting Elements of Triage for Medical Malpractice Evaluating Nursing Home Cases Principles of Evaluating Personal Injury Cases Common Mechanisms of Injury in Personal Injury Cases ERISA and HMO Litigation The LNC as Case Manager Report Preparation Locating and Working with Expert Witnesses The Role of the LNC in Preparation of Technical Demonstrative Evidence Marketing Growing a Business Business Ethics Legal Nurse Consulting: Principles and Practices, Second Edition presents up-to-date, practical information on consulting in a variety of practice environments and legal areas. Whether you are an in-house LNC or you work independently, this book is your definitive guide to legal nurse consulting.


Record Keeping

Author by : Nelouise Geyer
Languange : en
Publisher by : Juta and Company Ltd
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Description : Aimed at the registered nurse, this handbook addresses the important but oft-neglected subject of record keeping and provides concise, relevant information on ways to improve and maintain standards within the health care institution.


Introduction To Quality And Safety Education For Nurses Second Edition

Author by : Patricia Kelly, MSN, RN
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer Publishing Company
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Description : Updated to incorporate a leadership and management and interprofessional focus This second edition of Introduction to Quality and Safety Education for Nurses has been thoroughly updated with a leadership and management perspective while retaining core content that unpacks the knowledge and skills required of entry-level nurses in each of the six Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) domains. After heart disease and cancer, patient safety errors rank as the third-leading cause of death in the U.S. As patients’ needs have increased in complexity and inter-professional teamwork and collaboration has become essential, only strong leadership skills can ensure high-quality and safe care. Nurses, largest group of health care professionals that spend the most time with patients, are uniquely suited to lead through effective management and communication in this dynamic environment. With contributions from nurses, physicians, pharmacists, librarians, attorney, and other health care professionals throughout the U.S. and beyond, Introduction to Quality and Safety Education for Nurses, Second Edition underscores the inter-professional focus grounding health care practice today. The updated edition includes five new chapters on implementing quality and safety initiatives from a leadership and management perspective, and state-of-the-art information on quality improvement. Each chapter contains learning objectives, opening scenarios, case studies, interviews, critical thinking exercises, key concepts, clinical discussion points, review activities, NCLEX-style questions, and web resources. New to the Second Edition: Increased focus on leadership and management aspects of Quality and Safety Updated information from national and state health care and nursing organizations An evolving clinical case study for application of concepts throughout the text Additional patient care cases and real-life examples Interviews with a myriad of health care professionals such as educators, library scientists, lawyers, psychologists, risk managers, and many others Five new chapters addressing nurse leadership and management of high-quality care, legal and ethical aspects of quality and safety, delegating patient care and setting priorities, tools of quality improvement, and quality improvement project management Key Features: Helps nursing schools to fulfill accreditation standards for quality and safety curricula Maps the QSEN competencies for knowledge, skills and attitudes(KSA’s) for each chapter Includes objectives, critical thinking exercises, case studies, interviews, NCLEX-style questions, photos, tables, suggested readings, and more in each chapter Provides instructor package with PowerPoint slides, Q&A, answers for case study and critical thinking exercises, and more Provides knowledge for Nursing Education QSEN-specific courses KSAs throughout chapters


Safeguarding Adults In Nursing Practice

Author by : Ruth Northway
Languange : en
Publisher by : Learning Matters
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Description : A clear and accessible introduction to safeguarding adults in nursing practice with a range of clients and across different settings.


Financial And Business Management For The Doctor Of Nursing Practice Second Edition

Author by : KT Waxman, DNP, MBA, RN, CNL, CHSE, CENP, FAAN
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer Publishing Company
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Description : First Edition Awarded Second Place in 2013 AJN Book of the Year Awards! The second edition of this award-winning text, designed specifically for the DNP course in health care economics and finance, remains the only book to embed economic and financial concepts in the context of nursing practice and nursing health care systems. Well organized and clearly written, the second edition is updated to encompass key changes to reimbursement and health care regulations and provides revised statistics throughout. It offers new information on ambulatory care, cost and ratio analysis, additional examples of financial statements, and an updated sample business plan. Enhanced teaching strategies include real life case studies, challenging critical thinking questions, learning games, key words in each chapter, and an extensive glossary. New PowerPoint slides add to the text’s value as a robust teaching tool. Written by experienced DNP executives for DNPs, the book emphasizes critical skills nurse leaders need to participate in strategic health care planning. It delivers a practical approach to business, finance, economics, and health policy that is designed to foster sound business and leadership. The text clearly explicates the relationship between cost of care, quality of care, and ethics, and examines the economic and financial implications of evidence-based practice and quality. Also included is a special section on finance for independent practitioners. Additionally, the book delivers required competencies of the AACN Essentials and the AONE. New to the Second Edition: Updated statistics throughout New information on ambulatory care A cost and ratio analysis Additional examples of financial statements Updated business plan Enhanced faculty support PowerPoint slides


Creating A Caring Science Curriculum Second Edition

Author by : Marcia Hills, PhD, RN, FAAN, FCAN
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer Publishing Company
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Description : The hallmark text for nursing faculty seeking to promote the transformative teaching of caring science, Creating a Caring Science Curriculum: A Relational Emancipatory Pedagogy for Nursing reflects the paramount scholarship of Caring Science educators. This second edition intertwines visionary thinking with blueprints, exemplars, and dynamic direction for the application of fundamental principles. It goes beyond the conventional by offering a model that serves as an emancipatory, ethical-philosophical, educational, and pedagogical learning guide for both teachers and students. Divided into five units, the text addresses the history of the caring curriculum revolution and its powerful presence within nursing. Unit I lays the foundation for a Caring Science curriculum. Unit II introduces intellectual and strategic blueprints for caring-based education, including action-oriented approaches for faculty–student relations, teaching/learning skills, pedagogical practices, critical-reflective-creative approaches to evolving human consciousness, and power relation dynamics. Unit III addresses curriculum structure and design, the evolution of a caring-based college of nursing, caring in advanced practice education, and the development of caring consciousness in nurse leaders. It also features real-world exemplars of Caring Science curricula. Unit IV includes an alternative approach to clinical and course-based evaluation, and the text concludes with an exploration of the future of the Caring Science curriculum as a way of emancipating the human spirit. Each chapter is structured to maximize engagement with reflective exercises and learning activities that encourage the integration of theory and practice into the learning process. New to This Edition: Updated chapters, case studies, and learning activities Six new chapters that provide guidance on how to create a Caring Science curriculum Exemplars from institutions that have developed Caring Science curricula Key Features: Provides a broad application of Caring Science for teachers, students, and nursing leaders Features case studies of teacher/student lived learning experiences within a caring–loving pedagogical environment Encourages the integration of theory and practice into the learning process with learning activities and reflective exercises Distills the expertise of world-renowned Caring Science scholars


Gerontology Nursing Case Studies Second Edition

Author by : Donna J. Bowles
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer Publishing Company
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Description : This highly praised text for nursing students, now in its second edition, presents nearly 110 interactive geriatric health case studies depicting a vast range of realistic scenarios—physical, mental, and psychosocial--that may present to nurses who work with aging adults. With exercises that reinforce learning, each case study reflects a holistic approach, encompassing mind, body, and spirit, to the presented problem. The second edition features several new cases and thoroughly updated cases from the first edition that include new health guidelines, new health promotion criteria, web links, references, and additional resources. Also provided are additional video clips and animations embedded throughout the text, Quality for Safety in Nursing Education (QSEN) Initiatives, a greater focus on prioritization and delegation, new cases covering Healthcare Disparities, Aging in Place, and Prevention of Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection, and a completely new section about Aging Issues Affecting the Family.


Forensic Social Work Second Edition

Author by : Dr. Tina Maschi, PhD, LCSW, ACSW
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer Publishing Company
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Description : This extensively revised edition reviews the latest research and practices in forensic social work. Readers learn to integrate socio-legal knowledge when working with diverse populations in a variety of settings. Noted interdisciplinary contributors review the most common forensic issues encountered in the field to better prepare readers to deal with the resulting financial, psychological, emotional, and legal ramifications. Using a human rights and social justice approach, the book demonstrates the use of a forensic lens when working with individuals, families, organizations, and communities that struggle with social justice issues. Each chapter features objectives, competencies, Voices From the Field, a conclusion, exercises, and additional resources. The book is ideal for MSW and BSW courses in forensic social work as well as forensic/legal courses taught in criminal justice and psychology. Practitioners working in a variety of settings who must have a working knowledge of forensic social work will also appreciate this comprehensive overview of the field. Key Features: Highlights working with various populations such as minorities, immigrants, veterans, the elderly, LGBTQ individuals, people with disabilities, substance abusers, trauma survivors, and more. Reviews the field’s conceptual and historical foundation and pertinent laws to better prepare readers for professional practice (Part I). Introduces the most common forensic issues encountered when working in various settings, including health care, social and protective services, the child welfare system, the criminal justice system, school systems, immigration services, addiction treatment facilities, and more (Part II). Provides a wealth of practical guidance via case studies and interviewing, assessment, and intervention tips. Voices From the Field written by seasoned practitioners introduce common situations readers are likely to encounter. New to this Edition: Highlights the 2015 Council on Social Work Education’s (CSWE) Policies and Accreditation Standards throughout the text. Greatly expanded coverage from 26 to 33 chapters with more information on health care, housing, employment, the juvenile and criminal justice system, adult protective services, and the dynamics of oppression. New Part III dedicated t


Nurses Making Policy Second Edition

Author by : Rebecca M. Patton, DNP, RN, CNOR, FAAN
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer Publishing Company
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 40
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Description : Praise for the First Edition: “There is a plethora of policy books on the market, but none illustrate the steps in the policy process better than this one. The high caliber editors and contributors, all of whom have been involved in policy work, bring years of experience to illustrate the key points...This outstanding resource will help motivate many more nurses to get involved in the policy process”...Score: 93 - 4 Stars! --Doody's Medical Reviews Written by distinguished nurse leaders with expertise in policy, practice, education, and research, this book is a practical “how-to” guide written to help advanced students and nurse leaders develop health policy competencies to advocate for patients from the bedside to the larger political arena. Co-published with the American Nurses Association, the book examines the pivotal role of nurses involved in health policy, making it an essential resource for nurses pursuing advanced education and desiring to enhance their expertise in making policy and facilitating its change. The book addresses recent changes impacting healthcare and many other topics including information on the increased need for primary care providers, how full practice authority has been implemented in different states, the need for an enhanced RN role in ambulatory care, and ongoing changes to the Affordable Care Act. This edition describes the distinct role of nurses impacting policies on the front lines of healthcare. Current issues with detailed examples of how nurses can exert influence at local, state, national, and global levels at each step of the policymaking process are presented. This second edition emphasizes collaboration within healthcare institutions, professional organizations, and government for the development of policies from bedside to boardroom. Using descriptive cases, the book delves into the growing role of nurses in elected and appointed office. The book clarifies the process of identifying issues that need a policy solution. A timely contribution focuses on evaluating policy sources, such as “Fake News.” It stresses how evidence must be used to strengthen policy initiatives. Woven throughout are essential themes basic to healthcare: ethics, leadership, safety, care access, and quality of care. New to the Second Edition: Revised chapters featuring inspirational, motivational, and practical stories representing different steps of the policy process A new chapter, “Valuing Global Realities for Health Policy,” emphasizing issues that unite nurses globally and the role of nurses as global citizens Expanded content on steps of policy analysis and evaluating evidence to support policy An appraisal and evaluation of converged media, including “Fake News” Guidance on working with the ongoing evolution of the Affordable Care Act An examination of health in all policies to improve community and population health Added focus on work environments as part of achieving the Quadruple Aim of healthcare The latest developments in advanced practice registered nurse regulation Key Features: Delineates the steps, strategies, and competencies needed for health policy advocacy in organizational, educational, and political settings Provides perspective relevant to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing doctor of nursing practice (DNP) Essentials Includes real world examples of policymaking on the frontlines of clinical practice Provides exemplars from high profile national and international nursing policy leaders Examines how nurses are leaders in a variety of policy arenas Illustrates policies to address social and economic inequities impacting health Describes how evidence is used to advance policy


Nursing Practice

Author by : Ian Peate
Languange : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Description : The second edition of the successful and definitive nursing textbook, Nursing Practice is designed to support the student throughout the entire nursing degree. Structured around the latest Nursing and Midwifery Council Code of Conduct, it explores a range of clinical and professional issues that the student will need to know, in one complete and accessible volume. Thoroughly updated and with full-colour, high quality illustrations throughout, this new edition features an additional chapter on the principles of supporting families and carers in practice, advice on revalidation, as well as a number of learning features and activities to help consolidate learning. Nursing Practice provides invaluable information to enable not just student nurses, but also those who are qualified and members of the extended nursing family, to develop a deeper understanding of their patients’ needs and to ensure that they are practicing safely and effectively.