The Resource Fast facts about nursing and the law : law for nurses in a nutshell, Paula DiMeo, Diana C. Ballard, (electronic resource)

Fast facts about nursing and the law : law for nurses in a nutshell, Paula DiMeo, Diana C. Ballard, (electronic resource)

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Fast facts about nursing and the law : law for nurses in a nutshell
Title
Fast facts about nursing and the law
Title remainder
law for nurses in a nutshell
Statement of responsibility
Paula DiMeo, Diana C. Ballard
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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 Facts legal 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:
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Grant, Paula DiMeo
Dewey number
344.730414
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
KF2915.N8
LC item number
G73 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1945-
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Ballard, Diana C.
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  • Nursing
  • Nursing
Label
Fast facts about nursing and the law : law for nurses in a nutshell, Paula DiMeo, Diana C. Ballard, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Part I: Overview of Nursing and the Law; 1: Primary Sources of Law; Four Primary Sources of Law; Summary; 2: Nurse Practice Acts; Provisions of Nurse Practice Acts; Case Example; Summary; 3: Nursing Disciplinary Process; Boards of Nursing; Summary; Part II: Nursing Malpractice/Negligence; 4: Negligence/Malpractice; A Focus on Negligence/Malpractice; Case Example; Summary; 5: Proving Malpractice: The Expert Nurse Witness; Evolution of the Expert Nurse Witness; Case Example; Role of the Expert Nurse Witness
  • Resources for Expert PreparationQualifications of Expert Witnesses at Trial; Method of Expert Qualification; Presentation of Testimony by Expert; Summary; Part III: Documentation; 6: Principles and Practices of Documentation; Purpose and Function of the Medical Record; Contents of the Medical Record; Key Aspects of Medical Record Documentation; Summary; 7: Electronic Health Records; Definition of Electronic Health Records; Benefits of EHRs; Privacy; Security; Abbreviations, Alterations, and Error Correction; Health System Reform and EHRs; Computerized Medical Records in Home Health
  • Automated Medication Dispensing SystemsSummary; 8: Keys to Reducing Liability; Establish Legal Standards for all Systems of Documentation; Ensure Consistent and Correct use of the Selected Documentation System; Summary; Part IV: Informed Consent and Patient Rights; 9: Requirements for Informed Consent; Definition of Informed Consent; The Duty to Provide Informed Consent; Nurses' Obligations with Regard to Informed Consent; Capacity to Provide Informed Consent; Nurse as Patient Advocate; Sources of Standards of Informed Consent; Statutes and Regulations; Summary
  • 10: High-Risk Areas Associated With Failure to Provide Informed ConsentMalpractice and Negligence; Licensure; Battery; Duty to Nonpatient Third Parties; Reducing Exposure to Liability; Exceptions to the Requirement for Informed Consent; Summary; 11: The Patient Self-Determination Act and Advance Directives; Patient Self-Determination Act; Summary; Part V: Employment Law; 12: The Employment Relationship; Employment Categories and Contracts; Case Example; Summary; 13: Ethical Obligations and Wrongful Discharge; Ethical Concepts and Dilemmas; Case Examples; Summary; 14: Federal Workplace Laws
  • Overview of Federal Antidiscrimination LawsCase Examples of the Civil Rights Act of 1871 (Section 1983) (Grant & Vecchione, 2011, p. 109); Role of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Discrimination Claims; Summary; Part VI: Organization and Business Law: Topics for Nurses; 15: Entity Types and Personal Liability for Owners; Corporations; Types of Corporations; Sole Proprietorship; Partnerships; Limited Liability Company; Fiduciary Duties: Duties of Care and Loyalty; Summary; 16: Hospital Corporate Liability; Responsibility of Hospital Corporations; Duties Owed to Patients; Summary
  • 17: Continuous Quality Improvement and Risk Management
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (235 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780826110466
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (CKB)2550000001039732
  • (EBL)1172644
  • (SSID)ssj0000860241
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12306058
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000860241
  • (PQKBWorkID)10897773
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Label
Fast facts about nursing and the law : law for nurses in a nutshell, Paula DiMeo, Diana C. Ballard, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Part I: Overview of Nursing and the Law; 1: Primary Sources of Law; Four Primary Sources of Law; Summary; 2: Nurse Practice Acts; Provisions of Nurse Practice Acts; Case Example; Summary; 3: Nursing Disciplinary Process; Boards of Nursing; Summary; Part II: Nursing Malpractice/Negligence; 4: Negligence/Malpractice; A Focus on Negligence/Malpractice; Case Example; Summary; 5: Proving Malpractice: The Expert Nurse Witness; Evolution of the Expert Nurse Witness; Case Example; Role of the Expert Nurse Witness
  • Resources for Expert PreparationQualifications of Expert Witnesses at Trial; Method of Expert Qualification; Presentation of Testimony by Expert; Summary; Part III: Documentation; 6: Principles and Practices of Documentation; Purpose and Function of the Medical Record; Contents of the Medical Record; Key Aspects of Medical Record Documentation; Summary; 7: Electronic Health Records; Definition of Electronic Health Records; Benefits of EHRs; Privacy; Security; Abbreviations, Alterations, and Error Correction; Health System Reform and EHRs; Computerized Medical Records in Home Health
  • Automated Medication Dispensing SystemsSummary; 8: Keys to Reducing Liability; Establish Legal Standards for all Systems of Documentation; Ensure Consistent and Correct use of the Selected Documentation System; Summary; Part IV: Informed Consent and Patient Rights; 9: Requirements for Informed Consent; Definition of Informed Consent; The Duty to Provide Informed Consent; Nurses' Obligations with Regard to Informed Consent; Capacity to Provide Informed Consent; Nurse as Patient Advocate; Sources of Standards of Informed Consent; Statutes and Regulations; Summary
  • 10: High-Risk Areas Associated With Failure to Provide Informed ConsentMalpractice and Negligence; Licensure; Battery; Duty to Nonpatient Third Parties; Reducing Exposure to Liability; Exceptions to the Requirement for Informed Consent; Summary; 11: The Patient Self-Determination Act and Advance Directives; Patient Self-Determination Act; Summary; Part V: Employment Law; 12: The Employment Relationship; Employment Categories and Contracts; Case Example; Summary; 13: Ethical Obligations and Wrongful Discharge; Ethical Concepts and Dilemmas; Case Examples; Summary; 14: Federal Workplace Laws
  • Overview of Federal Antidiscrimination LawsCase Examples of the Civil Rights Act of 1871 (Section 1983) (Grant & Vecchione, 2011, p. 109); Role of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Discrimination Claims; Summary; Part VI: Organization and Business Law: Topics for Nurses; 15: Entity Types and Personal Liability for Owners; Corporations; Types of Corporations; Sole Proprietorship; Partnerships; Limited Liability Company; Fiduciary Duties: Duties of Care and Loyalty; Summary; 16: Hospital Corporate Liability; Responsibility of Hospital Corporations; Duties Owed to Patients; Summary
  • 17: Continuous Quality Improvement and Risk Management
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (235 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780826110466
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000001039732
  • (EBL)1172644
  • (SSID)ssj0000860241
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12306058
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000860241
  • (PQKBWorkID)10897773
  • (PQKB)11335983
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1172644
  • (EXLCZ)992550000001039732

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