Ethical & Legal Issues in Canadian Nursing,
Edition 2
By Margaret Keatings, RN, MHSc and O'Neil B. Smith, BA, LLB(Ontario Bar)

Publication Date: 01 Jun 1999
ETHICAL & LEGAL ISSUES IN CANADIAN NURSING explores the essential questions and dilemmas that challenge nurses in day-to-day practice, including withdrawal of treatment, living wills, organ donation, informed consent, patient and caregiver rights, and changing public attitudes towards human reproductive technology, assisted suicide, and euthanasia.
About the author
By Margaret Keatings, RN, MHSc; and O'Neil B. Smith, BA, LLB(Ontario Bar)
Table of Contents
  1. Introduction to Nursing Law and Ethics

  2. Ethical Theoretical Perspectives

  3. The Canadian Legal System

  4. Regulation of the Nursing Profession In Canada

  5. Professional Competence, Misconduct, and Malpractice

  6. Consent to Treatment

  7. Ethical and Legal Issues at the Extremes of the Life Continuum

  8. Patient Rights

  9. Nursing Documentation

  10. Caregiver Rights

Appendix A: Canadian Nurses Association Code of Ethics for Registered Nurses (1997)

Appendix B: University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics Living Will
Book details
ISBN: 9780920513361
Page Count: 368
Retail Price : £