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Law for Nurses and Midwives 8th Edition - Staunton

Law for Nurses and Midwives 8th Edition


Published: 20th September 2016
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Law for Nurses and Midwives is the most highly respected health law text for nursing and midwifery students studying law as part of their degree. Now in its 8th edition, this fundamental text outlines legal issues and responsibilities specific to both nursing and midwifery practice and features the legislation relevant to the provision of safe, quality healthcare in Australia. Authored by Patricia Staunton and Mary Chiarella, this fully revised edition includes updates to case law and the latest information on nursing and midwifery governance and the professional regulation of nurses and midwives.

New to this Edition:
  • Revised Registration Standards and Standards for Practice established by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA), effective 2016
  • Learning Objectives that highlight what students will attain from each chapter
  • The law in context through Case Examples, Clinical Examples and Case Studies
  • Review Questions to consolidate learning
  • Break down of legislation by state and territory
  • Updated state and territory statutes



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      Chapter 1 - Professional practice and portfolios: why do I need a professional portfolio?
      Chapter 2 - Portfolio styles and models
      Chapter 3 - Reflection and reflective practice
      Chapter 4 - Evidence: what do I have and what do I need?
      Chapter 5 - Compiling your portfolio
      Chapter 6 - Portfolio evaluation and assessment
      Chapter 7 - Examples of Health Practitioners' approaches to planning and evaluating CPD NEW!

      ISBN: 9780729542456
      ISBN-10: 0729542459
      Audience: Professional
      Format: Paperback
      Language: English
      Number Of Pages: 480
      Published: 20th September 2016
      Publisher: Elsevier Australia
      Country of Publication: AU
      Dimensions (cm): 17.15 x 24.13  x 1.91
      Weight (kg): 0.79
      Edition Number: 8
      Edition Type: Revised