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LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS + ONLINE ACCESS

Pozgar, G.

ISBN-139781449672119
PublicadoMarzo 2012
Edición
IdiomaInglés
Páginas562
Peso1.700 gramos
Dimensiones
EditorialJONES AND BARTLETT
Disponibilidad2-3 Semanas
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Sample Chapter 1 (pdf)
Sample Chapter 2 (pdf)
Learning Objetives (pdf)

Overview

Praise for the Third Edition

"Having taught health care law for years, Pozgar is rightfully considered among the finest authors within this ever changing discipline, by both professors and students. The 3rd Edition continues his tradition of presenting lucid comprehensible material in a manner which enhances learning of legal and ethical topics. I commend his works unreservedly."
~ Arthur Reynolds, MA, MHA, JD, Professor, Health Care Management, University of Maryland University College Graduate School

Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals, Third Edition is a concise and practical guide to legal and ethical dilemmas facing healthcare professionals in the real-world today. Thoroughly updated and featuring new case studies, this dynamic text will help students to better understand the issues they will face on the job and the implications in the legal arena. With contemporary topics, real-world examples, and accessible language, this comprehensive text offers students an applied perspective and the opportunity to develop critical thinking skills. Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals provides an effective transition from the classroom to the reality of a clinical environment.

Each new textbook includes an online access code for a Companion Website with helpful student resources. Access to the Companion Website may be purchased separately.

Student Companion Website Includes:

  • Crossword Puzzles
  • Flashcards
  • Interactive Glossary
  • Matching Exercises
  • Review Questions
  • Web Links

Forthcoming Instructor Resources

  • Instructor's Manual, including a Sample Syllabus
  • PowerPoint Presentations
  • Formatted Test Bank

NEW TO THE THIRD EDITION

  • Content and Data Updated and Revised Throughout
  • Numerous New: Quotes, Newspaper Articles, People Stories, Reality Checks, and Legal Case Studies
  • Chapter 1 – New: Expanded discussion of Ethics, Virtues and Values
  • Chapter 7 – New Topics:
    • Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
    • Democracy for the Wealthy: Fairness and Justice Illusive
    • Ethics in Public Service
    • CMS Non-Payment For Performance of Wrong Procedures
  • Chapter 8 – New Topic: Accreditation of Hospitals and Conflicts of Interest
  • Chapter 9 – New Additions:
    • New Section: Social Workers
    • New Abstract: Incidence and Recognition of Malnutrition in Hospital
  • Chapter 15 – An Entirely New Summary Case chapter, which offers a realistic and comprehensive synthesis and application of the text's principles
  • New Appendix on utilizing Internet Resources and finding up-to-date information

Key Features

The Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals, 3rd Edition provides the reader with a clear understanding of the law and ethics as it relates to health care dilemmas. The practical application of ethics in the health care setting is accomplished by interspersing the thoughts of great minds through Quotes and the real world of Newspaper Articles, patient experiences through People Stories, provider and organizational experiences through Reality Checks, and Legal Case Studies. The text concludes with a Closet Drama that ties together the information gathered throughout the text.

Chapter Features

  • Newspaper Clippings
    Newspaper clippings are provided to encourage the learning process, noting here that high profile cases are settled out of the courtroom due to the negative impact they can have on a healthcare provider.
  • Reality Checks
    Reality Checks present ethical dilemmas that have and can occur in the health care setting. These examples consist of the dilemmas and problems health care providers may face.
  • People Stories
    “People Stories” were written by patients, family members and caregivers that describe real life experiences.
  • Legal Cases
    The “legal case presentations” provide the reader with an understanding of the vast number of legal and ethical issues, some of which he or she will face in his or her career.
  • Closet Drama
    The Closet Drama ties together the information that the reader has gathered through the study of the Third Edition.

Reviews

"Having taught health care law for years, Pozgar is rightfully considered among the finest authors within this ever changing discipline, by both professors and students. The 3rd Edition continues his tradition of presenting lucid comprehensible material in a manner which enhances learning of legal and ethical topics. I commend his works unreservedly."
Arthur Reynolds, MA, MHA, JD Professor, Health Care Management University of Maryland University College Graduate School

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1 Introduction to Ethics
  • Chapter 2 Contemporary Ethical Dilemmas
  • Chapter 3 End-of-Life Dilemmas
  • Chapter 4 Health Care Ethics Committee
  • Chapter 5 Development of Law
  • Chapter 6 Introduction to Law
  • Chapter 7 Government, Ethics, and the Law
  • Chapter 8 Organizational Ethics and the Law
  • Chapter 9 Health Care Professionals’ Ethical and Legal Issues
  • Chapter 10 Physicians’ Ethical and Legal Issues
  • Chapter 11 Employee Rights and Responsibilities
  • Chapter 12 Patient Consent
  • Chapter 13 Patient Abuse
  • Chapter 14 Patient Rights and Responsibilities
  • Chapter 15 Summary Case—Star Chamber
  • Chapter 16 Websites

About the Author

George D. Pozgar, MBA, CHE
George Pozgar received his Bachelor of Arts from the United College of Gordon and Barrington in Wenham, MA, and his Master of Business Administration in Health Care Administration from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Mr. Pozgar is presently a surveyor for the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations and has surveyed more than 700 hospitals across the nation. He served as Vice President of Corporate Affairs at Episcopal Health Services in Hempstead, New York; Administrator at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Smithtown, New York; Assistant Administrator at Huntington Hospital in Huntington, New York; Administrative Resident at Baptist Memorial Medical Center in Jacksonville, Florida; Administrative Clerk at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Washington, D.C.; and Research Assistant for Booz, Allen and Hamilton Management Consultants in Washington, D.C.

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