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Awarded a 2012 AJN Book of the Year Award!
The perfect resource for learning how to manage the vast array of legal issues that arise in nursing education and clinical environments! Experts in the fields of both nursing and law present case-based scenarios within a legal and institutional framework. Step-by-step they guide you through an introduction, an analysis of the case, and the identification of the salient issues, including policy-based decision making. You'll also find a wealth of additional resources, including lists of relevant case law, resources available on specific issues, and recommendations.
With the guidance of this text, you'll have the information you need to face the legal and ethical challenges you'll encounter in the real world.
"The best practices presented in the closing chapters should be required reading for all nursing faculty members involved with evaluating clinical performance, managing students at risk for failure, maintaining professional boundaries, and creating safe classroom and clinical environments in schools of nursing."
"This book presents a wealth of information on legal issues in nursing and contemporary higher education settings. It is a timely resource for nursing education administrators, faculty members, and graduate students who plan to pursue a career in nursing education."
--Journal of Nursing Regulation