Nurse's Law: Questions & Answers for the Practicing Nurse
Nurse’s Law guides professional nurses and nursing students in examining legal issues related to scope of practice, informed consent, negligence, confidentiality, and other important topics.
Nurses face legal and ethical questions nearly every day. This book, written to help nurses navigate the legal maze of healthcare, is filled with practical, user-friendly questions and answers. Nurse’s Law guides professional nurses and nursing students in examining legal issues related to scope of practice, informed consent, negligence, confidentiality, and other important topics. Using a case-based, conversational format, authors Michele Mathes and JoAnne Reifsnyder present and illustrate the legal context for nursing practice and provide answers for dealing with legal issues as they arise.
Doody 5 Star Review
“This is an excellent addition on nursing law. It is easy to read and covers all of the major topics. Every nurse should read it. Invaluable book!” ”
-Cynthia Lee Cummings, RN, MSN, EdD (University of North Florida Brooks College of Health)
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About the Authors
Michele Mathes, JD, is the Development Coordinator of the Pennsylvania Senior Medicare Patrol project at the Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interest of the Elderly (CARIE) and Adjunct Faculty at Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions, Drexel University College of Medicine, and Saint Joseph’s University Institute of Catholic Bioethics.
JoAnne Reifsnyder, PhD, RN, is the Senior Vice President for Clinical Operations and Chief Nursing Officer for Genesis HealthCare, LLC, and Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Nursing. She has 35 years of experience in clinical practice, administration, consulting, education, and research.