Fast Facts About Nursing and the Law

Fast Facts About Nursing and the Law

Law for Nurses in A Nutshell

eBook - 2013
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"Nurses are required not only to keep pace with a swiftly changing health care environment and make rapid decisions on critical issues, they must also be cognizant of the legal implications of these decisions. This Fast Factslegal reference provides the quick, reliable legal information that nurses need to protect themselves in practice, management, and education. The only resource of its kind, it has been authored by highly respected nurse attorneys and practitioners who present complex information in straightforward, accessible language organized into easily digestible segments. Key Topics: Malpractice/negligence issues; Workplace, organization, and business law; Legal concerns in the classroom; Disaster and public health emergencies; Nurse Practice Acts and the disciplinary process; Informed consent and patient rights; Risk management and compliance; Trials and alternatives in dispute resolution."--Publisher's description.
Publisher: New York, NY :, Springer Publishing Company,, [2013]
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9780826110466
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiv, 220 pages)


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