The Resource Ethics and Law for Australian Nurses

Ethics and Law for Australian Nurses

Label
Ethics and Law for Australian Nurses
Title
Ethics and Law for Australian Nurses
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Ethics and Law for Australian Nurses is an integrated textbook that explores the legal and ethical frameworks of nursing practice
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
610.73069
Index
index present
LC call number
KU1079 .A98 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Ethics and Law for Australian Nurses
Publication
Note
Action that is initiated too late after the injury
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-245) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; ETHICS & LAW: FOR AUSTRALIAN NURSES; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 1: UNDERSTANDING THE HUMAN PERSON; LEARNING OBJECTIVES; WHAT IS A PERSON?; Some background to the concept; Persons are embodied; Personhood and reflective self-awareness; To summarise so far; VULNERABILITY; CARING FOR OTHERS; VULNERABILITY AND ETHICAL LIFE; CONCLUSION; NOTES; CHAPTER 2: UNDERSTANDING LEGAL RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS; LEARNING OBJECTIVES; HOW DID THE SOCIAL EXPECTATION OF HEALTH CARE COME ABOUT?; The social context of the development of nursing; WHAT IS A RIGHT AND WHERE DOES IT COME FROM?
  • Jurisdiction and the hierarchical system of Australian courtsDIVISIONS OF LAW; Procedural law; Substantive law; Criminal and civil law; Negligence; CONCLUSION; NOTES; CHAPTER 4: THE NURSE-PATIENT RELATIONSHIP; LEARNING OBJECTIVES; THE THERAPEUTIC RELATIONSHIP: POWER AND VULNERABILITY; MODELS OF THE PROFESSIONAL-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP; The agency model; The contract model; The friendship model; Paternalism; The fiduciary model; LEGAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE PROFESSIONAL RELATIONSHIP; MORAL RESPONSIBILITIES; Principle 1: Non-maleficence -- do no harm
  • LEARNING OBJECTIVESDUTY OF CARE; A reasonable standard of care; CONDITIONS FOR AN ACTION OF NEGLIGENCE; Duty of care; Breach of duty of care; Harm incurred; The harm is foreseeable; SCOPE OF PRACTICE; Level of training; Context of practice; State and Commonwealth legislation; The employer's policy framework; TYPES OF NEGLIGENCE; Failure to follow standards of care; Failure to use equipment safely; Failure to communicate; Failure to document; Failure to assess and monitor; PROOF OF NEGLIGENCE; DEFENCES TO NEGLIGENCE LIABILITY; Contributory negligence; Voluntary assumption of risk
  • Principle 2: Beneficence -- for the benefit of a personPrinciple 3: Respect for autonomy -- allowing people to make their own choices; Principle 4: Justice -- being fair; RISKS OF THE NURSE-PATIENT RELATIONSHIP; CONCLUSION; CHAPTER 5: CONSENT; LEARNING OBJECTIVES; THE REQUIREMENTS FOR CONSENT; Competence to consent; Being informed; Voluntariness; CONSENT AND CHILDREN; ADVOCACY; ACTING WITHOUT CONSENT; Emergencies; Use of restraints; 'Not for resuscitation' orders; People with mental illness; Advance care directives; Guardianship; CONCLUSION; CHAPTER 6: DUTY OF CARE AND PROFESSIONAL NEGLIGENCE
  • RIGHTS AND PERSONAL FREEDOMTHE MORAL JUSTIFICATION OF GOVERNMENT AND THE LAW; THE MOVE TO A SOCIAL BASIS OF RIGHTS; Thomas Hobbes; Jean-Jacques Rousseau; PROBLEMS WITH SOCIAL CONTRACT THEORY; NOT EVERYONE IS EQUAL IN 'NATURE': TAKING A CAPABILITIES APPROACH; CONCLUSION; NOTES; CHAPTER 3: NURSING AND THE LEGAL SYSTEM; LEARNING OBJECTIVES; THE AUSTRALIAN LEGAL SYSTEM; Overview; SOURCES OF LAW; Statutory law: power to legislate; The process of passing an Act; Statutory interpretation; Common law; The history of common law; The doctrine of precedent
Control code
ocn780425812
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (264 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139162135
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b2926134x
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)780425812
  • cbo1139162136

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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