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Table of Contents
Part I: Ethics
Chapter 1: Ethics
Chapter 2: Application of Ethics in Nursing Practice Settings
Part II: Law and the Judicial Process
Chapter 3: Legal Concepts and the Judicial Process
Chapter 4: Anatomy of a Lawsuit
Part III: Liability Issues
Chapter 5: Standards of Care
Chapter 6: Tort Law
Chapter 7: Nursing Liability: Defenses
Chapter 8: Informed Consent and Patient Self-Determination
Chapter 9: Documentation and Confidentiality
Chapter 10: Professional Liability Insurance
Part IV: Impact of the Law on the Professional Practice of Nursing
Chapter 11: Nurse Practice Acts, Licensure, and Scope of Practice
Chapter 12: Advanced Nursing Practice Roles
Chapter 13: Employment Laws: Corporate Liability Issues
Chapter 14: Nursing Administration and the Nurse-Manager
Chapter 15: Delegation and Supervision
Chapter 16: Selected Federal Laws
Part V: Impact of the Law on Nursing in Selected Practice Settings
Chapter 17: Acute Care Settings
Chapter 18: Ambulatory Care Settings
Chapter 19: Managed Care Settings
Chapter 20: Community Health Settings
Chapter 21: Long Term Care Settings