Law and Ethics for Health Practitionerswill appeal to undergraduate nursing and allied health students seeking to understand and comply with the legal, ethical and regulatory requirements of their profession.
The text addresses law and ethics across eight health science disciplines, presenting discipline-specific scenarios to support students in their clinical decision making.
Introduces the fundamental concepts and frameworksof Australia’s legal and health systems with clear examples
Discusses essential healthcare issues, including advance care planning, child and elder abuse and professional registration
Focuses on models of ethical decision making
Outlines professional codes of practice and guidelinesto help meet professional regulatory requirements
Encourages reflection on clinical practicethrough review questions and activities