Legal and Ethical Issues in Nursing Education : An Essential Guide, Paperback / softback Book

Legal and Ethical Issues in Nursing Education : An Essential Guide Paperback / softback

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Understand the legal framework that provides the structure of Nursing!This is the only current text to critically examine the vast array of legal and ethical matters confronting nursing faculty in classroom and clinical settings.

Designed to assist students preparing to be nurse educators, academic nursing administrators, and novice and seasoned faculty in making real-life decisions about academic issues within a legal and ethical framework.

Replete with practical advice from experts in the fields of nursing, law, and ethics, this text guides the reader through legal and ethical principles, analyses of relevant case-based scenarios, and practical recommendations for handling problems in accordance with existing laws and institutional policy. Clearly and concisely written and organized, this text provides a comprehensive description of the legal process, including higher education law, the courts, case law, the role of a university attorney, and how to read and cite judicial decisions.

Real-world case scenarios and detailed analyses of pertinent issues, including coverage of incivility, discrimination, harassment, academic dishonesty, and freedom of speech, are examined from the perspective of students, faculty, and administrators. Key Features:An entire section of legal and ethical cases, featuring a unique philosophical and ethical perspectiveDelivers best practices for nursing facultyProvides tips on when to consult the university attorney, critical elements to consider, actions to take when law and ethics conflict, helpful resources, and a glossary of legal termsAn Instructor's Manual and discussion questions facilitate teaching.