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Law & Ethics for Health Professions

; Carlene Harrison

Law and Ethics: For Health Professions explains how to navigate the numerous legal and ethical issues that health care professionals face every day. Topics are based upon real-world scenarios and dilemmas from a variety of health care practitioners. Les mer
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Law and Ethics: For Health Professions explains how to navigate the numerous legal and ethical issues that health care professionals face every day. Topics are based upon real-world scenarios and dilemmas from a variety of health care practitioners. Through the presentation of Learning Outcomes, Key Terms, From the Perspective of ..., Ethics Issues, Chapter Reviews, Case Studies, Internet Activities, Court Cases, and Videos, students learn about current legal and ethical problems and situations. In the ninth edition, material has been revised to reflect the current health care environment. As students progress through the text, they will get the opportunity to use critical thinking skills to learn how to resolve real-life situations and theoretical scenarios and to decide how legal and ethical issues are relevant to the health care profession in which they will practice.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

Chapter 1 Introduction to Law and Ethics

1.1 Why Study Law and Ethics?

1.2 Comparing Aspects of Law and Ethics

1.3 Qualities of Successful Health Care Practitioners

Chapter Review

Chapter 2 Making Ethical Decisions

2.1 Value Development Theories

2.2 Value Choices Theories

2.3 Principles of Health Care Ethics

Chapter Review

Chapter 3 Working in Health Care

3.1 Licensure, Certification, Registration, and Scope of Practice

3.2 Accreditation

3.3 Practice Acts and Professional Boards

3.4 Business Aspects of Health Care

3.5 Managed Care Organizations

Chapter Review

Chapter 4 Law, the Courts, and Contracts

4.1 The Basis of and Primary Sources of Law

4.2 Classifications of Law

4.3 Tort Liability

4.4 Contracts

4.5 Physicians' and Patients' Rights and Responsibilities

Chapter Review

Chapter 5 Professional Liability

5.1 Liability

5.2 Standard of Care and Duty of Care

5.3 The Tort of Negligence

5.4 Elements of a Lawsuit

5.5 Alternative Dispute Resolution

5.6 Informed Consent

Chapter Review

Chapter 6 Defenses to Liability Suits

6.1 Preventing Liability Suits

6.2 Types of Defenses

6.3 Risk Management

6.4 Professional Liability Insurance

Chapter Review

Chapter 7 Medical Records and Health Information Technology

7.1 Medical Records

7.2 Medical Records Ownership, Retention, Storage, and Destruction

7.3 Records Release

7.4 Health Information Technology (HIT)

7.5 Social Media

7.6 Telemedicine

Chapter Review

Chapter 8 Privacy, Security, and Fraud

8.1 The U.S. Constitution and Federal Privacy Laws

8.2 Privacy and Confidentiality

8.3 HIPAA's Privacy and Security Rules

8.4 Controlling Health Care Fraud and Abuse

Chapter Review

Chapter 9 Public Health Responsibilities of Health Care Practitioners

9.1 Vital Statistics

9.2 Public Health Functions

9.3 Reportable Diseases and Injuries

9.4 Drug Regulations

Chapter Review

Chapter 10 Workplace Legalities

10.1 Basic Employment Law

10.2 OSHA's Workplace Priorities

10.3 OSHA, CDC, and CLIA Guidelines and Regulations

10.4 Workers' Compensation and Unemployment Insurance

10.5 Hiring and the New Employee

Chapter Review

Chapter 11 The Beginning of Life and Childhood

11.1 Family History as a Predictor

11.2 DNA Testing

11.3 Genetic Engineering

11.4 Conception and the Beginning of Life

11.5 Rights of Children

Chapter Review

Chapter 12 Death and Dying

12.1 Attitudes toward Death and the Determination of Death

12.2 Legal Documents for Terminally Ill Patients

12.3 Health Care Services for Terminally Ill Patients

12.4 The Right to Die Movement

12.5 The National Organ Transplant Act

12.6 The Grieving Process

Chapter Review

Chapter 13 Stakeholders, Costs, and Patients' Rights

13.1 The Stakeholders

13.2 Cost of Health Care

13.3 Access and Quality

13.4 Paying for Health Care

13.5 Patients' Bill of Rights

Chapter Review

Om forfatteren

Karen Judson, BS
Karen Judson taught biology laboratories at Black Hills University in Spearfish, South
Dakota; high school sciences in Idaho; and grades one and three in Washington state. She is
also a former laboratory and X-ray technician and completed two years of nurses training
while completing a degree in biology.
Judson has worked as a science writer since 1983. She has written relationship, family, and
psychology articles for a variety of magazines, including a series of high school classroom
magazines, making a total of 500 articles published. Judson writes science and relationship
books for teenagers (Enslow and Marshall Cavendish publishers). Her book for teens, Sports &
Money: Its a Sell Out, made the New York City Public Librarys list of best books for teens in
1995. Her book for teens, Genetic Engineering, was chosen by the National Science Teachers
Association as one of the best science books for children in 2001 and was featured on the
NSTA Web site.



Carlene Harrison, EdD, CMA (AAMA)
Carlene Harrison is Dean of the School of Allied Health at Hodges University and is also
Program Director for the Master of Health Services Administration and Graduate Certificate
in Health Informatics. She has been a member of the faculty at Hodges University since 1992,
but came on board full time in 2000, serving first as Chair of the Medical Assisting Program.
As Dean of the School of Allied Health, she has overall responsibility for the following
degree programs: Health Services Administration, Biomedical Sciences, Medical Assisting,
Health Information Management, and Physical Therapist Assistant. Her doctorate is from
Argosy University. Her dissertation research looked at improvement in critical thinking in
adult learners.
Before becoming a full-time educator, Dr. Harrison worked for over 20 years in the health
care field as an administrator. Employed mostly in the outpatient setting, she has worked in
the for-profit, not-for-profit, and public health sectors.