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Key Questions in Healthcare Law and Ethics

Key Questions in Healthcare Law and Ethics

April 2021 | 248 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
The perfect textbook for healthcare students who want a fresh, innovative way to understand how law and ethics relate to their studies, placements, and professional practice.

By using a unique format made up of frequently asked questions and corresponding answers, Key Questions in 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 150 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 conversational writing style will make you feel like you are talking with a lecturer, instructor, or knowledgeable colleague, rather than 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: An Introduction to Ethics and Law
Chapter 2: Refulation
Chapter 3: Duties and Standards
Chapter 4: Consent
Chapter 5: Confidentiality
Chapter 6: Health Records
Chapter 7: Drugs and Prescribing
Chapter 8: Reproduction and Parenting
Chapter 9: Protecting Patients
Chapter 10: Death and Dying
A Final Question

This textbook provides a quick, easy reference to key understandings of law and ethics for healthcare professionals and students alike. Using a well-thought out Q & A approach allows you to appreciate how law and ethics impacts upon day to day clinical practice. 

Tom Walvin
Plymouth University, Adult Nurse Lecturer

I have really enjoyed reading this book and found it to include lots of helpful information for my learners

Mr Luke Jeffery
Health, St Vincent College
January 26, 2024

Excellent book for law and ethical considerations

Mrs Sarah Johnson
School of Health, University of Central Lancashire
July 22, 2022

Excellent book that answers very difficult questions that can come up in lessons, highly recommend. Excellent book to start discussions and has lots of useful examples

Professor Lucy May
Science, Basingstoke College of Technology
March 10, 2023

Clearly written and easy for students to follow.
Answers the key questions regarding law & ethics.

Mrs Mia Lowing
Nursing, University of East Anglia
May 17, 2021

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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