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Accountability and Professionalism in Nursing and Healthcare

Accountability and Professionalism in Nursing and Healthcare

April 2023 | 264 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
The perfect textbook for nursing and healthcare students who want a fresh, innovative way to understand how accountability and professionalism relate to their studies, placements, and professional practice.

By using a unique format made up of frequently asked questions and corresponding answers, Accountability and Professionalism in Nursing and Healthcare covers the what, why, where and how in legal and ethical issues related to healthcare. Its easy-to-use layout helps you quickly find informative yet straightforward answers to over 130 questions, helping you to feel confident in your legal and ethical knowledge, without leaving you overwhelmed or confused. All answers are written in-line with Nursing and Healthcare regulations and its accessible writing style will make you feel like you are talking with a lecturer, instructor, or knowledgeable colleague, rather than a reading a textbook.

The book is appropriate for all levels, from healthcare students in the initial stages of their education, to the advanced practitioner who wishes to refresh their knowledge, or maybe learn something new.
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 Health 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 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.Marc’s teaching... More About Author

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