Nurses are more accountable than ever to the public, patients, their employers and the profession and it is vital that they have a clear understanding of the legal, ethical and professional dilemmas they will face in the course of their professional career. This book is an essential resource for student nurses as they begin to develop their knowledge and understanding of the requirements for safe practice in healthcare.
This new edition includes increased coverage of protection of vulnerable adults and ethics and principled decision making.
Introduction to Law in Nursing
Principled Decision Making in Nursing
Equality and Human Rights
Consent to Treatment
Protecting the Vulnerable Adult
Consent and Children
Health and Safety