Legal aspects of nursing employment

with common law glossary & statutory supplement : casebook
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Egar & Associates , Mpls. [i.e. Minneapolis], MN
Labor laws and legislation -- United States -- Cases., Nursing -- Law and legislation -- United States -- C

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Statementby T.A. Egar.
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LC ClassificationsKF3580.H4 A5 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
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Open LibraryOL577905M
LC Control Number96165949

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Legal Aspects of Nursing is written specifically for non-lawyers and is clear and jargon-free. Throughout the book, vivid situations based on everyday nursing practice are included in order to explore the legal consequences.

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Ultimately, nurses and the nursing care they provide are judged based on a legal definition for the standard of care for nurses. Three out of four polled said a registered nurse (RN) is legally responsible for the licensed practical nurse (LPN) working under the RN's supervision and would hold the RN liable if the LPN.

CHAPTER 4 Legal aspects of nursing Learning outcomes After studying this chapter, students will be able to: • Describe the components of a model nurse practice act. • Discuss the authority of state boards of nursing. • Explain the conditions that must be present for malpractice to occur.

• Identify nursing responsibilities related to delegation, informed consent, and confidentiality. Ethical values are essential for any healthcare provider. Ethics comes from the Greek word “ethos,” meaning character.

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[Michael H Whincup]. Chapter 1 Introduction to law in nursing Introduction This chapter examines how the law influences nursing. It begins by highlighting that the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s Code, which sets out the standard for professional practice, is under-pinned by the law.

The chapter then defines the term ‘law’ and considers how laws are made byFile Size: KB. The purpose of this course is to instruct the nurse learner on legal aspects of nursing that could impact her licensure.

Nurses are legally, ethically and morally responsible for delivering safe and competent care in the scope of their nursing practice.

MEDICAL RECORDSSupplies rich material for medical and nursing research Serves as a legal protection for the hospital, doctor, and nurse by reflecting the disease or condition of the patient and his management.“if it was not charted, it was not observed or done”.

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To its credit, this new edition of Fundamental Aspects of Legal, Professional and Ethical Issues in Nursing offers many practical signposts to good practice, but does not claim these are always ‘the answer’.

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Legal aspects of nursing 1. Legal Aspects of Nursing Nelia B. Perez RN, MSN PCU - MJCN 2. Legal Terms • Negligence • A general term that refers to conduct that does not show due care • Occurs when someone fails to do something that a reasonably prudent person would do in a similar situation • Four essential characteristics • Duty • Breach of duty • Harm • Causation.

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This reference is a compilation of two-page chapters covering topics from legal issues related to basic practice such as documentation, patient teaching, and confidentiality to more complex areas of end of life issues and advanced directives/5(12).

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Each state's Department of Health and Board of Nursing also set standards. Nursing practice standards and guidelines help formulate the scope of nursing practice and the level of responsibility the nurse is held to in a legal action.

Legal claims against a nurse require evidence of a nurse-patient relationship, which confirms a duty to the patient. LEGAL ASPECTS OF NURSING CHAPTER 4. STUDY. PLAY. ENFORCE A DEMAND FOR CHANGES IN CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT, OR SOLVE A DISPUTE WITH MANAGEMENT.

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Sexual Harassment of 3. Age Discrimination Act of 4. American's with Disabilities Act of and   Issues of Concern. Five Rights of Delegation Case Study Approach. Mark is a new graduate registered nurse who has recently completed nursing orientation. He is now on his second week of non-precepted practice on a busy medical-surgical unit.

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[Michael H .More and more nurses are being named defendants in malpractice lawsuits, according to the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB). From tofor instance, the number of malpractice payments made by nurses increased from to (see Figure 1, page 55).The trend shows no signs of stopping, despite efforts by nursing educators to inform nurses and student nurses of their legal .The Journal of Nursing Law addresses issues of concern to lawyers, nurses, policy makers, and ethicists.

It is the only journal analyzing nursing law relating to nursing practice, education, and.