Praise For The Third Edition "Having Taught Health Care Law For Years, Pozgar Is Rightfully Considered Among The Finest Authors Within This Ever Changing Discipline, By Both Professors And Students. The 3Rd Edition Continues His Tradition Of Presenting Lucid Comprehensible Material In A Manner Which Enhances Learning Of Legal And Ethical Topics. I Commend His Works Unreservedly." Arthur Reynolds, MA, MHA, JD, Professor, Health Care Management, University Of Maryland University College Graduate School Legal And Ethical Issues For Health Professionals, Third Edition Is A Concise And Practical Guide To Legal And Ethical Dilemmas Facing Healthcare Professionals In The Real-World Today. Thoroughly Updated And Featuring New Case Studies, This Dynamic Text Will Help Students To Better Understand The Issues They Will Face On The Job And The Implications In The Legal Arena. With Contemporary Topics, Real-World Examples, And Accessible Language, This Comprehensive Text Offers Students An Applied Perspective And The Opportunity To Develop Critical Thinking Skills. Legal And Ethical Issues For Health Professionals Provides An Effective Transition From The Classroom To The Reality Of A Clinical Environment. Each New Textbook Includes An Online Access Code For A Companion Website With Helpful Student Resources. Access To The Companion Website May Be Purchased Separately. This Title Is Also Available As An Ebook On Vitalsource. Student Companion Website Includes: Crossword Puzzles Flashcards Interactive Glossary Matching Exercises Review Questions Web Links Forthcoming Instructor Resources Instructor's Manual, Including A Sample Syllabus Powerpoint Presentations Formatted Test Bank Download Transition Guide Now View Chapter Objectives NEW TO THE THIRD EDITION Content And Data Updated And Revised Throughout Numerous New: Quotes, Newspaper Articles, People Stories, Reality Checks, And Legal Case Studies Chapter 1 – New: Expanded Discussion Of Ethics, Virtues And Values Chapter 7 – New Topics: Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act Democracy For The Wealthy: Fairness And Justice Illusive Ethics In Public Service CMS Non-Payment For Performance Of Wrong Procedures Chapter 8 – New Topic: Accreditation Of Hospitals And Conflicts Of Interest Chapter 9 – New Additions: New Section: Social Workers New Abstract: Incidence And Recognition Of Malnutrition In Hospital Chapter 15 – An Entirely New Summary Case Chapter, Which Offers A Realistic And Comprehensive Synthesis And Application Of The Text's Principles New Appendix On Utilizing Internet Resources And Finding Up-To-Date Information
Praise for the Third Edition"Having taught health care law for years, Pozgar is rightfully considered among the finest authors within this ever changing discipline, by both professors and students. The 3rd Edition continues his tradition of presenting lucid comprehensible material in a manner which enhances learning of legal and ethical topics. I commend his works unreservedly."~ Arthur Reynolds, MA, MHA, JD, Professor, Health Care Management, University of Maryland University College Graduate SchoolLegal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals, Third Edition is a concise and practical guide to legal and ethical dilemmas facing healthcare professionals in the real-world today. Thoroughly updated and featuring new case studies, this dynamic text will help students to better understand the issues they will face on the job and the implications in the legal arena. With contemporary topics, real-world examples, and accessible language, this comprehensive text offers students an applied perspective and the opportunity to develop critical thinking skills. Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals provides an effective transition from the classroom to the reality of a clinical environment.Each new textbook includes an online access code for a Companion Website with helpful student resources. Access to the Companion Website may be purchased separately.This title is also available as an ebook on VitalSource.Student Companion Website Includes: Crossword Puzzles Flashcards Interactive Glossary Matching Exercises Review Questions Web LinksForthcoming Instructor Resources Instructor's Manual, including a Sample Syllabus PowerPoint Presentations Formatted Test BankDownload Transition Guide nowView Chapter ObjectivesNEW TO THE THIRD EDITION Content and Data Updated and Revised Throughout Numerous New: Quotes, Newspaper Articles, People Stories, Reality Checks, and Legal Case Studies Chapter 1 - New: Expanded discussion of Ethics, Virtues and Values Chapter 7 - New Topics: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Democracy for the Wealthy: Fairness and Justice Illusive Ethics in Public Service CMS Non-Payment For Performance of Wrong Procedures Chapter 8 - New Topic: Accreditation of Hospitals and Conflicts of Interest Chapter 9 - New Additions: New Section: Social Workers New Abstract: Incidence and Recognition of Malnutrition in Hospital Chapter 15 - An Entirely New Summary Case chapter, which offers a realistic and comprehensive synthesis and application of the text's principles New Appendix on utilizing Internet Resources and finding up-to-date information
Ethics and Law for the Health Professions is a cross-disciplinary medico-legal book whose previouseditions have been widely used in the medical world. This new 3rd edition is fully revised with all ethics and law topics updated to reflect recent developments. New chapters include dealing specifically with children, health care and the environment, infectious diseases, public health, and ethics and chronic disease. All law sections have been extensively re-visited by Dr Cameron Stewart. Its special features are its focus on a clinically relevant approach, and its recognition that health care professionals are often confronted by legal issues and ethical issues at the same time. Health professionals have to satisfy both, and their legal advisers need to be aware of the dilemmas this can present. This book is careful to distinguish between ethics and law. Its chapters take account of all the health professions, and their differing responsibilities, and cover a very wide range of the issues they face.
A Comprehensive Handbook of Principles and Standards
Author: Steven F Bucky
Category: Family & Relationships
Stay up-to-date on the ethical and legal issues that affect your clinical and professional decisions! Ethical and Legal Issues for Mental Health Professionals: A Comprehensive Handbook of Principles and Standards details the ethical and legal issues that involve mental health professionals. Respected authorities with diverse backgrounds, expertise, and professional experience discuss contemporary theories emphasizing professional ethics, the ramifications of professional actions and decisions, and ethical standards on teaching, training, research, and publication. This informative handbook provides invaluable up-to-date information and guidelines vital for every mental health professional. This book is a thorough examination of ethical behavior which can be used as a reference source for the professional or a textbook for graduate students. The handbook itself is divided into five sections. The first section is a detailed introduction of ethics, law, and licensing. The second section presents general ethical principles like competence, integrity, and respect for individual rights and dignity. The third section examines confidentiality, privilege, consent, and protection. The fourth section focuses on general ethical standards in practice, including sexual contact, multiple relationships, and bartering. The fifth section presents the ethical principles and standards in teaching, training, and research. Appendices include the Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct (American Psychological Association, 2002) and the Code of Ethics of the National Association of Social Workers (National Association of Social Workers, 1999). Ethical and Legal Issues for Mental Health Professionals: A Comprehensive Handbook of Principles and Standards discusses: the history of basic approaches and issues in ethical philosophy five fundamental areas in the process of developing competence the necessary ingredients for the mental health professional’s practice of integrity aspirational versus enforceable standards of ethics concern for the welfare of others as a core ethical principle the notion of social responsibility in the ethics codes of psychologists and social workers ethical principles, statutes, and case law protecting privacy and confidentiality issues involving the therapist-patient privilege the “duty to protect” doctrine and relevant legal issues the dynamics of multiple relationships and boundary violations sexualized dual relationships between psychologists and patients possible conflict of interest in bartering for services the requirements and implementation of maintaining patient records to avoid ethical and legal problems possible ethical dilemmas involving referrals and fees much, much more This Handbook is an essential resource for all mental health professionals, including psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, counselors, therapists, and graduate students in mental health and the related fields. Ethical and Legal Issues for Mental Health Professionals: A Comprehensive Handbook of Principles and Standards is the first of three volumes under this title. The following volumes will focus on forensic settings and special populations/special treatment modalities.
A pioneering local textbook covering curriculum requirements for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) students. Legal, ethical, and professional practice issues are essential curriculum components of all Complementary and Alternative Medicine courses. Statutory bodies, professional associations, educational institutions and accreditation authorities require the incorporation of such content into CAM study. This has created the need for a definitive guide written specifically for Australian students according to CAM curriculum requirements. Essentials of Law, Ethics and Professional Issues for CAM is the only local textbook which deals comprehensively with legal, ethical and professional practice issues for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) students. This timely medical text takes a multidisciplinary approach, and is written by authors who are both academics and practitioners, with contributing authors for individual CAM modalities. Essentials of Law, Ethics and Professional Issues for CAM is ideal for students, trainees and even practitioners in various modalities, including naturopathy, traditional Chinese medicine, massage, osteopathy, chiropractic and western herbal medicine. presents a combined solution for professional practice courses which cover legal, ethical and professional practice considerations is the only local book to address these issues for modalities considered by COAG for regulation and registration designed to meet the needs of CAM students at Diploma, Bachelor and Coursework Masters levels case studies, alert boxes, tips and explanations contained throughout includes integrative practice considerations
Understanding the complex legal and ethical principles that govern health information management is more important than ever. To help you successfully navigate these legal issues, LEGAL AND ETHICAL ASPECTS OF HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT is revised, updated, and expanded, providing the opportunity to focus on law and ethics as they relate to HIM. Key topics include the role of social media in health care, expansion of existing materials on e-discovery, compliance, completeness of the health record, breaches of confidentiality, and much more. Features include enrichment activities, mapping to CAHIIM standards, and interactive quizzing and case studies to help develop practical application and high-level problem solving skills. Written by a seasoned HIM professional and lawyer, LEGAL AND ETHICAL ASPECTS OF HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, 4th Edition provides a complete solution for understanding the legal and ethical concerns that safeguard health care information today. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
A Practice-Based Approach for Health Professionals
Author: Ann Gallagher
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
As a healthcare practitioner, you will face a broad range of professional dilemmas in your everyday practice. From seeking consent to upholding patient confidentiality, you'll rely on your knowledge of ethics, the law and professional codes of conduct to guide your actions. Balancing these three strands can be difficult, but with detailed scenarios and accessible discussion, this book guides you through the complexities of practice. Taking a practice-based approach, the text explores the combination of ethical, legal and professional issues which characterise the field of healthcare. A range of experienced contributors come together to provide: ■ detailed analysis of confidentiality, accountability, consent, capacity and justice, all grounded within the daily practice context; ■ authoritative guidance through discussion of legal cases, excerpts from statutes and extracts from professional guidelines; ■ realistic scenarios drawn from a range of health settings, unravelling and illustrating the guidelines, statutes and policies which influence practice; ■ advice on balancing the conflicting pressures of the modern healthcare context, from facing time limitations to challenging the unprofessional practice of others. Ethics, Law and Professional Issues puts you at the centre of some of a practitioner's most difficult decisions. It is therefore an essential resource for any student of healthcare looking to develop an ethically, legally and professionally sound approach to practice.
The only text about counseling theories and techniques developed specifically for upper-level rehabilitation counseling students and practitioners, this book is now fully updated with a focus on evidence-based practice. It reflects the great strides made in incorporating research-based knowledge into counseling/therapy interventions since the first edition’s publication nearly 10 years ago. The book disseminates the expertise of many of the most esteemed leaders and academic scholars in rehabilitation counseling. These authors emphasize state-of-the-art scientific evidence that supports the effectiveness of various counseling approaches and techniques for people with and without disabilities.
This popular title from the Fundamental Aspects of Nursing series has been revised and updated to reflect the advances in the field. Vital reading for all student nurses to help them develop an understanding of the myriad of dilemmas in professional practice and ensure they meet professional standards. This book will outline the implications and application of the relevant recent legislation that relates to nursing practice. Professionally, this book will look at the demands and requirements of nursing, as it moves to an all graduate profession, and the subsequent legal and ethical implications. It will also be helpful for qualified nurses as a refresher text & for those undertaking Overseas Nurses' Programmes. With the new Nursing and Midwifery Council's proposals, there is a greater emphasis on nurses' awareness and ability to use, and be assessed in, legal, ethical and professional issues in their clinical practice.
Be sure you have the knowledge you need to become a Certified Dental Assistant or pass your local and state exams! Three simulated practice certification exams – 960 multiple-choice questions in all – closely mirror the content you'll be tested on, so you get the best preparation possible. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Three simulated Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) practice exams are organized into CDA exam sections, with the same number of questions you can expect to see in each section – General Chairside, Infection Control, and Radiation Health and Safety. Photos and illustrations pictured with the exam questions provide a realistic exam simulation. Rationales for correct and incorrect answers help you assess your understanding and gauge your exam readiness. Web links to national organizations and relevant dental sites help you know where to look for additional information.