Table of contents for Legal and ethical issues in nursing / Ginny Wacker Guido.

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Contents
Preface
	PART I. Ethics
	1.	Ethics
	PART II. Law and the Judicial Process
	2. Legal Concepts and the Judicial Process
	3.	Anatomy of a Lawsuit
	PART III. Liability Issues
	 4.	Standards of Care
	 5.	Tort Law
	 6.	Nursing Liability: Defenses
	 7.	Informed Consent and Patient Self-Determination
	 8.	Documentation and Confidentiality
	9.	Professional Liability Insurance
	PART IV. Impact of the Law on the Professional Practice of Nursing
	10.	Nurse Practice Acts, Licensure, and the Scope of Practice
	11.	Advanced Nursing Practice Roles
	12.	Employment Laws: Corporate Liability Issues
 13. Nursing Administration and the Nurse Manager	
	14.	Delegation and Supervision	
15.	Selected Federal Laws
PART V: Impact of the Law on Nursing in Selected Practice Settings
	16.	Acute Care Settings
	17.	Ambulatory Care Settings
	18.	Managed Care Settings
	19.	Community Health Settings
20.	Long Term Care Settings
21.	Academic Settings
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Nursing -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Nursing ethics -- United States.
Legislation, Nursing -- United States.
Ethics, Nursing -- United States.
Jurisprudence -- United States.
Nursing -- standards -- United States.