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Accountability and Professionalism in Nursing and Healthcare

Accountability and Professionalism in Nursing and Healthcare

April 2023 | 232 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

This is the ideal textbook for students and practitioners of all levels. Using over 130 frequently asked questions and corresponding answers, the style makes you feel as though you're talking to an expert. The layout is easy to use and accessible, with all answers written in line with Nursing and Healthcare regulations. Questions include:

If I have concerns about a colleague what should I do?

Can a patient demand a specific treatment?

When is it possible to treat a patient without their consent?

What happens at a Coroner’s Inquest? 

Find answers to these and many more questions to unravel the complexities of accountability and professionalism in nursing and healthcare.

Chapter 1: Professionalism
Chapter 2: Accountability
Chapter 3: Being a professional
Chapter 4: Working with others
Chapter 5: Respecting patient rights
Chapter 6: Clinical decisions and patient safety
Chapter 7: If things go wrong
A final question

Marc Cornock

Marc Cornock is an academic lawyer and Senior Lecturer in Healthcare Law in the Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies, The Open University. Before joining the Faculty of Health and Social Care at the Open University, Marc was Senior Lecturer in Law at the Open University Law School and prior to that was Principal Lecturer and Academic Lead for law in health care in The Faculty of Health and Social Work at the University of Plymouth. During a professional career within health care, Marc undertook a master’s degree in Medical Law and a PhD at Cardiff University Law School and studied undergraduate law at The Open University.... More About Author

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