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Law for nurses and allied health professionals in Australia

O"Sullivan, John

Law for nurses and allied health professionals in Australia

by O"Sullivan, John

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Published by Law Book Co. in Sydney .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia.
    • Subjects:
    • Nursing -- Law and legislation -- Australia

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby John O"Sullivan ; assisted by Philip Bates.
      ContributionsBates, Philip.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 282 p. :
      Number of Pages282
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3247059M
      ISBN 100455204950
      LC Control Number83163380
      OCLC/WorldCa10564449

      More and more nurses are being named defendants in malpractice lawsuits, according to the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB). From to , for instance, the number of malpractice payments made by nurses increased from to (see Figure 1, page 55).The trend shows no signs of stopping, despite efforts by nursing educators to inform nurses .   Nurses can work both together with physicians, and independently as nursing professionals, and are highly sought after. Leading universities, medical colleges, and other educational institutions offer numerous possibilities for studying nursing in a variety of places and formats, be it on the Bachelor, Master, doctoral, or individual course level.

      Administration Counselling Mental Health Nursing Nutrition Psychology Social Work Health care courses are available in Australia through online and mixed-mode study. Graduates are employed in clinical, allied health, community and corporate roles. Some health courses can be studied % online. For those that can’t, mixed-mode. The guidelines may be helpful for anyone responsible for record keeping, including practice managers and their staff, general practitioners, specialists, nurses, allied health professionals and receptionists. The administrative record keeping guidelines include: a checklist to assess the administrative record keeping standards within your practice.

      Book Description. Advanced Practice in Healthcare outlines the key components of advanced practice in which healthcare professionals are engaged. With a clear skills focus, it explores issues critical to providing effective enhanced care to patients whilst managing and negotiating the complexities of the healthcare delivery system.   Law and Ethics in Children's Nursing is an important and practical guide on the legal and ethical spects of child healthcare that enables nurses to understand the legal and ethical principles that underpin everyday nursing practice. It explores the concept of childhood and children's rights, the extent to which their rights are upheld in a variety of settings, and the Author: Judith Hendrick.


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