Ethics And Issues In Contemporary Nursing

Paperback | January 7, 2013

byMargaret A. Burkhardt, Alvita Nathaniel, Nancy Walton

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This textbook provides a current and comprehensive treatment of ethical issues in Canadian Nursing. This approach helps guide Canadian students and nurses to apply legal and ethical decision making to the complex issues affecting their practice. In this new second Canadian edition of Ethics and Issues in Contemporary Nursing, this highly praised text has been updated to include the latest trends, principles, theories, and models that serve as guides for ethically sound behavior in contemporary nursing care. This text was written specifically with Canadian RN and PN students in mind, with a spotlight on Canada's unique health care system, as well as our distinct legislative and legal system.

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This textbook provides a current and comprehensive treatment of ethical issues in Canadian Nursing. This approach helps guide Canadian students and nurses to apply legal and ethical decision making to the complex issues affecting their practice. In this new second Canadian edition of Ethics and Issues in Contemporary Nursing, this high...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:560 pages, 9.13 × 7.38 × 0.81 inPublished:January 7, 2013Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176504591

ISBN - 13:9780176504595

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Part One: Guides for Principled BehaviourChapter 1: Social, Philosophical, and Other Historical Forces Influencing the Development of NursingChapter 2: Ethical TheoryChapter 3: Ethical PrinciplesPart Two: Developing Principled BehaviourChapter 4: Values ClarificationChapter 5: Values DevelopmentChapter 6: Ethical Decision MakingPart Three: Principled Behaviour in the Professional DomainChapter 7: Legal IssuesChapter 8: Professional IssuesChapter 9: Professional Relationship IssuesChapter 10: Practice Issues Related to End-of-Life CareChapter 11: Practice Issues Related to Patient Self-DeterminationChapter 12: Scholarship IssuesChapter 13: The Future of Canadian health Care: Challenges and PrioritiesPart Four: Nursing in Today's World: Challenges and OpportunitiesChapter 14: Health Policy IssuesChapter 15: Economic IssuesChapter 16: Social IssuesChapter 17: Issues of Gender and CultureChapter 18: Rural and Aboriginal Nursing in CanadaChapter 19: Empowerment of NursesAppendix A: The Canadian Nurses Association Code of Ethics for Registered NursesAppendix B: The ICN Code of Ethics for NursesGlossaryIndex