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Accountability

Author: CAULFIELD
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Pub Date: 17/06/2005
ISBN: 9781405122795
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Quick overview Nurses are increasingly accountable for their own practice and require a thorough understanding of their core responsibilities and of the legal and ethical issues which underpin everyday practice in the NHS today.
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Vital Notes on Accountability is a concise, accessible guide which provides students and newly qualified staff with an understanding of key issues in professional practice. Nurses are accountable for their own practice and require a thorough understanding of their core responsibilities which underpin everyday practice in the health service today. This introductory text in the 'Vital Notes for Nurses' series sets out a framework for accountability which consists of four 'pillars' - legal, ethical, employment and professional accountability - against which clinical issues can be considered. Presents legal, ethical, employment and professional issues in an accessible way Explores accountability, professional regulation, sources of funding and treatment in the health service Examines complaints, human rights, negligence, consent, and confidentiality Explores further applications in accountability Each chapter includes learning objectives, scenarios and case studies

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