Ethics & Issues In Contemporary Nursing (1st Edition)

Author: Margaret Burkhardt Alvita Nathaniel
Publisher: Elsevier
Date Published: 2020
Pages: 378
Cover Type: Loose-Leaf Spiral Binding
Expiration Date: 12/31/2023

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Learn how to think beyond the theoretical in any environment. Ethics & Issues in Contemporary Nursing, 1st Edition examines the latest trends, principles, theories, and models in patient care to help you learn how to make ethically sound decisions in complex and often controversial situations. Written from a global perspective, examples throughout the text reflect current national and international issues inviting you to explore cases considering socio-cultural influences, personal values, and professional ethics. Historical examples demonstrate how to think critically while upholding moral and professional standards, as well as the law. Key topics throughout explore advocacy and rights, diversity, nurse burnout, mass casualty events, social media, violence in the workplace, medication error prevention, opioid and other substance use, HIPAA, and healthcare reform. In addition, this new title contains supplemental case studies and review questions to further challenge and prepare you to make morally sound decisions in any healthcare setting.

Table of Contents

Part I: Guides for Principled Behavior

•Social, Philosophical, and Other Historical Forces Influencing the Development of Nursing •Ethical Theory •Ethical Principles

Part II: Developing Principled Behavior
•Values Clarification •Values Development •Ethics and Professional Nursing •Ethical Decision Making

Part III: Principled Behavior in the Professional Domain

•Legal Issues •Professional Relationship Issues •Practice Issues Related to Technology •Practice Issues Related to Patient Self-Determination •Scholarship Issues

Part IV: Global Issues that Interface with Nursing Practice

•Global Consciousness in the Twenty-First Century •Health Policy Issues •Economic Issues •Social Issues •Gender Issues •Transcultural and Spiritual Issues

Part V: The Power to Make a Difference

•Empowerment for Nurses •Facilitating Patient Empowerment

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