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Essentials of Law for Health Professionals - Kim Forrester

Essentials of Law for Health Professionals


Published: 1st November 2014
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Perfect for: *. Bachelor of Nursing students*. Diploma of Nursing students*. Bachelor of Midwifery students*. Bachelor of Paramedicine students*. Bachelor of Health science students*. Post graduate Nursing and Midwifery students Essentials of Law for Health Professionals 4e provides students with the information and knowledge necessary to make well-informed and considered decisions about their legal rights and obligations, and the legal rights and obligations of the patients and clients under their care.

Section 1: Introduction to Law for Health Professionals 1. Introductory Concepts and the Court Hierarchy 2. The Australian Constitution and System of Government 3. Working with Legal Representatives 4. Law and ethics Section 2: Legal Concepts for Health Professionals 5. Management of Patient and Client information 6. Negligence 7. Intentional Torts Section 3: Life and Death Issues 8. Refusal of Treatment 9. Manipulation of Life 10. Criminal Law issues and the Coroner Section 4: Working within the Law 11. Contractual and Industrial elements of Professional Practice 12. Statutes Controlling Health Service Delivery 13. Registration and Regulation of Health Professionals

ISBN: 9780729541664
ISBN-10: 0729541665
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 424
Published: 1st November 2014
Publisher: Elsevier Australia
Edition Number: 4