Law and Professional Issues in Nursing (Transforming Nursing Practice Series)

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9781446268575: Law and Professional Issues in Nursing (Transforming Nursing Practice Series)

Nurses are more accountable than ever to the public, patients, their employers and the profession, so it is vital you have a clear understanding of the legal, ethical and professional dilemmas you will face in the course of your career. This book introduces the legal and professional requirements of safe nursing in clear, straightforward terms and helps you to understand how they apply to nursing practice.

The third edition of this popular book has been fully updated with changes to the law and professional requirements, and includes new case studies, scenarios and activities from all fields of practice and a clearer colour text design.

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• Each chapter is linked to relevant NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters so you can see what is required in order to become a registered nurse

• Scenarios and case studies show how the law applies to your nursing practice

• Activities help you to build core skills such as critical thinking and reflection.

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Nurses are more accountable than ever to the public, patients, their employers and the profession, so it is vital they have a clear understanding of the legal, ethical and professional dilemmas they will face in the course of their professional career. This book introduces the legal and professional requirements of safe nursing in clear, straightforward terms and helps students to understand how they apply to nursing practice. The Third Edition of this popular book has been fully updated with changes to the law and professional requirements, and includes new case studies, scenarios and activities from all fields of practice, a clearer colour, text design and a Website with downloadable materials for lecturers to use to support their teaching.

About the Author:

Richard Griffith is the team leader for healthcare law in the School of Health Science 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 is a lecturer in health law in the School of Health Science at Swansea University and teaches 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.

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