Promoting Legal and Ethical Awareness

Author: Ronald W. Scott
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323070612
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Combining the best of author Ron Scott’s books, Promoting Legal Awareness in Physical and Occupational Therapy and Professional Ethics: A Guide for Rehabilitation Professionals, his newest text Promoting Legal and Ethical Awareness: A Primer for Health Professionals and Patients includes the latest case, regulatory, and statutory law. This valuable ethical and legal resource also includes an alphabetized section on HIPAA, current information on the reauthorized IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Act), and expanded coverage of alternative dispute resolution and attorney-health professional-client relations. Cases and Questions allow you to apply key legal and ethical principles to a rehabilitation practice situation. Special Key Term boxes introduce and define important vocabulary to ensure your understanding of chapter content. Additional resource lists in each chapter include helpful sources for articles, books, and websites to further your learning. Case Examples let you put new ideas and concepts into practice by applying your knowledge to the example. Legal Foundations and Ethical Foundations chapters introduce the basic concepts of law, legal history, the court system, and ethics in the professional setting to provide a solid base for legal and ethical knowledge. An entire chapter devoted to healthcare malpractice provides vital information on practice problems that have legal implications, the claim process, and claim prevention. An extended discussion of the Americans with Disabilities Act informs you of your rights as an employee as well as the challenges faced in the workforce by your rehabilitation patients. Content on employment legal issues includes essential information for both employees and employers on patient interaction and the patient’s status in the workplace. Coverage of end-of-life issues and their legal and ethical implications provides important information for helping patients through end-of-life decisions and care.

The Role of the Physical Therapist Assistant

Author: Holly M Clynch
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803658281
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Be prepared for your new role as a PTA. This is the perfect introduction to the history of the Physical Therapist Assistant and their responsibilities today. The 2nd Edition of this groundbreaking delves into the ever-expanding role of the PTA in the clinical setting, as well as the regulations that govern the PTA’s scope of work. Inside, you’ll find the knowledge you need to grow as a PTA…from your first semester through your last. By understanding the importance of this information and how it affects you, your colleagues, and your patients, this text empowers you in your new role and in your professional relationships.

Foundations of Interprofessional Collaborative Practice in Health Care E Book

Author: Margaret Slusser
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323462421
Format: PDF, ePub
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Health care is a team effort, so why keep training for solo springs? Introducing Foundations of Interprofessional Collaborative Practice in Health Care - a unique new textbook that will equip you to become an effective member of interprofessional healthcare teams. This completely new textbook is the first on the market to introduce the Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC, 2011, 2016) Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice and to provide practice in applying these competencies to everyday practice. Expertly written by an interprofessional team for a wide variety of health professions students, this textbook provides a solid foundation in the four Core Competencies: Values and Ethics for Interprofessional Practice, Roles and Responsibilities, Interprofessional Communication, and Teams and Teamwork. It then elaborates each Core Competency by defining and describing each Sub-Competency. With a variety of interactive Case Studies, Caselets, and Exemplar Case Studies, it then illustrates the contributions and interconnectedness of each provider’s role to demonstrate how Core Competencies would be applied and put into action for improved patient outcomes.

Fundamentals of Nursing

Author: Patricia A. Potter
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323293964
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Learn fundamental nursing principles, concepts, and skills with ease! Fundamentals of Nursing, 8th Edition includes accurate, cutting-edge content, active learning strategies, and the latest evidence-based research to help you excel in your classes and prepare for success in today's competitive nursing field. An expert author team led by Patricia Potter and Anne Griffin Perry provides a trusted, comprehensive resource, thoroughly reviewed by nursing experts and peers to ensure the most accurate content. With practical, fully integrated study support, this edition makes it easier than ever to build the understanding and clinical reasoning essential to providing excellent patient care. UNIQUE! Clear, streamlined writing style makes complex material more approachable. UNIQUE! Critical Thinking Models in each clinical chapter show you how to apply the nursing process for successful clinical outcomes. The 5-step nursing process provides a consistent framework for clinical practice. More than 55 skills demonstrations guide you through each step for administering safe nursing care. More than 20 Procedural Guidelines clearly outline basic skill instructions. Unexpected Outcomes and Related Interventions for each skill alert you to potential problems and appropriate actions. Planning sections on Goals and Outcomes, Setting Priorities, and Teamwork and Collaboration help you plan and prioritize care. Implementation sections detail care guidelines for health promotion, acute care, and continuing care across all practice settings. Delegation coverage clarifies which skills can or cannot be delegated. Safe Patient Handling Guidelines help you ensure compliance with patient safety regulations. More than 25 Care Plans help you understand how to apply the 5-step nursing process to address individual patient problems. Patient Teaching boxes help you develop and implement successful strategies for patient education. Nursing Assessment Questions boxes help you phrase questions for more effective patient communication. Cultural Aspect of Care boxes provide practical guidelines for managing patients' cultural needs and preferences. Focus on Older Adult boxes highlight key aspects of nursing assessment and care for this growing population. Key Points summarize important content for more efficient study. Key terms at the beginning of each chapter include convenient page references to complete definitions. More than 25 Concept Maps illustrate care planning for clients with multiple nursing diagnoses. NOC outcomes, NIC interventions, and the latest NANDA diagnoses incorporated into Care Plans reflect national care standards you'll encounter in practice. UNIQUE! Caring for the Cancer Survivor chapter prepares you for the special challenges involved in caring for cancer survivors who still face physical and emotional effects of the illness and its treatment. Engaging study tools on the Evolve companion website reinforce your understanding with convenient access to skills video clips, skills checklists, chapter audio summaries, answers to practice questions, a calculations tutorial, a searchable audio glossary, a Spanish/English glossary, and more. NEW and UNIQUE! Building Competency boxes help you apply QSEN (Quality & Safety Education for Nurses) competencies to realistic clinical situations.

Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Occupations Text and E Book Package

Author: Tonia Dandry Aiken
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
ISBN: 9781416069638
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This money-saving package is a must-have for students! It includes Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Occupations, 2nd edition and an electronic version of the textbook that allows students to search, highlight information, take notes, share notes and more. This package makes it simple for students to make the most of their study time and get more use out of their textbooks!

Physical Therapy Ethics

Author: Donald L Gabard
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803625014
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The thoroughly revised, updated, and expanded 2nd Edition offers physical therapists the tools they need as they confront the ethical dilemmas and moral controversies that they will encounter in professional practice. At the same time, it stimulates reflection on the moral significance of a therapist’s work, a neglected area of study.

Biomedical ethics

Author: Walter Glannon
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN:
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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A brief philosophical introduction to the most important ethical questions and arguments in six areas of biomedicine. The topics cover both perennial ethical issues in medicine and recent and emerging ethical issues in scientific innovation and capture the historical, contemporary and future-oriented flavour of these areas.

Chapman Nakielny s Guide to Radiological Procedures E Book

Author: Nick Watson
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702071889
Format: PDF, Docs
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This book gives a synoptic description of the practical details of how to carry out the common procedures in imaging on which a trainee in radiology and related professionals will be expected to be familiar. It does not attempt to cover rarer techniques beyond the scope of the FRCR exam or to show the resulting images. Every technique is clearly described under a set of standard headings (e.g. methods, indications, equipment, patient preparation, technique, aftercare, complications, further reading). The text adopts a synoptic style which makes for easy preparation for the FRCR and similar examinations The selectivity of the techniques covered will focus a candidate’s attention on what questions to expect. The use of standard headings makes the contents highly accessible for a reader. The new edition has been comprehensively updated throughout and will reflect the very latest equipment and practice developments. It will reference the key recent national and international guidelines (Royal College, Dept. Of Health, WHO) A new chapter on the ‘Radiographer Role and Responsibilities in Interventional Radiology’ will reflect the evolving role of the advanced practitioner radiographer (working in collaboration with the radiologist). This will add utility/appeal to the radiographer market and aid understanding and be a more accurate reflection of the modern imaging service for radiologists There is a new chapter on ablative therapies.

60 Minute Strategic Plan

Author: John E. Johnson
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780978645229
Format: PDF, Docs
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Many business books tell you what to do… This book moves you to action. 60 Minute Strategic Plan: 2 Stages, 12 Steps, 300 Words...Planning and Problem Solving for the Real World is a hands-on planning workbook that helps businesses create much-needed but often-avoided strategic plans quickly and easily using an innovative one-page process that has a short learning curve and, most critically, helps individuals and teams make better decisions faster.Strategic plans describe where an organization is going over the next year or more and are critical to business success. Many companies resist the strategic planning process because they identify it with a large complex, time-consuming project. Enter the 60 Minute Strategic Plan... By the end of the book, readers will: - Learn a strategic planning process that is simple in format, quickly completed, easily communicated, and readily adjusted - Define where they want their businesses to go and how to get it there - Establish the best imaginable outcomes for their strategic issue - Finish a realistic plan by the end of the book - Be able to apply the 60 Minute process at any time on any issue The 60 Minute Strategic Plan has been used world-wide and has been proven to work by over 10,000 CEOs and senior managers in hundreds of industries processing thousands of issues.