Ethical & Legal Issues in Canadian Nursing, 3rd Edition
Margaret Keatings, RN, MHSc and O'Neil Smith, BA, LLB(Ontario Bar)
The only Canadian nursing book available that fully covers the often intertwined Ethical and Legal issues that healthcare professionals face today!
Focused solely on the ever-changing, and often complex healthcare landscape in Canada, Ethical & Legal Issues in Canadian Nursing, Third Edition, expertly offers readers an uncomplicated discussion and practical approach to this multifaceted topic.
The book aims to prepare students for the moral and legal realities they will face in practice, and to provide them with the necessary tools to confidently face the most challenging and difficult situations they will encounter.
• Incorporation of the revised CNA Code of Ethics • Discussion of privacy/confidentiality issues that accompany the increased use of technology in healthcare settings • Addition of community health nursing examples • Broad coverage of the ethical considerations unique to Canada’s culturally diverse population • New suite of electronic tools for both instructors and students
• Written in a clear, straightforward style • Appropriate coverage of both ethical and legal issues • Provides a comprehensive introduction to the theoretical background of the topic • Presents information in a practical way – the way students will encounter it in day-to-day practice • Numerous case studies and examples, all nursing-specific
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