Law & Ethics for Health Professions9th Edition
Law and Ethics: For Health Professions explains how to navigate the numerous legal and ethical issues that health care professionals face every day. Topics are based upon real-world scenarios and dilemmas from a variety of health care practitioners.
Chapter 1 Introduction to Law and Ethics
1.1 Why Study Law and Ethics?
1.2 Comparing Aspects of Law and Ethics
1.3 Qualities of Successful Health Care Practitioners
Chapter 2 Making Ethical Decisions
2.1 Value Development Theories
2.2 Value Choices Theories
2.3 Principles of Health Care Ethics
Chapter 3 Working in Health Care
3.1 Licensure, Certification, Registration, and Scope of Practice
3.3 Practice Acts and Professional Boards
3.4 Business Aspects of Health Care
3.5 Managed Care Organizations
Chapter 4 Law, the Courts, and Contracts
4.1 The Basis of and Primary Sources of Law
4.2 Classifications of Law
4.3 Tort Liability
4.5 Physicians’ and Patients’ Rights and Responsibilities
Chapter 5 Professional Liability
5.2 Standard of Care and Duty of Care
5.3 The Tort of Negligence
5.4 Elements of a Lawsuit
5.5 Alternative Dispute Resolution
5.6 Informed Consent
Chapter 6 Defenses to Liability Suits
6.1 Preventing Liability Suits
6.2 Types of Defenses
6.3 Risk Management
6.4 Professional Liability Insurance
Chapter 7 Medical Records and Health Information Technology
7.1 Medical Records
7.2 Medical Records Ownership, Retention, Storage, and Destruction
7.3 Records Release
7.4 Health Information Technology (HIT)
7.5 Social Media
Chapter 8 Privacy, Security, and Fraud
8.1 The U.S. Constitution and Federal Privacy Laws
8.2 Privacy and Confidentiality
8.3 HIPAA’s Privacy and Security Rules
8.4 Controlling Health Care Fraud and Abuse
Chapter 9 Public Health Responsibilities of Health Care Practitioners
9.1 Vital Statistics
9.2 Public Health Functions
9.3 Reportable Diseases and Injuries
9.4 Drug Regulations
Chapter 10 Workplace Legalities
10.1 Basic Employment Law
10.2 OSHA’s Workplace Priorities
10.3 OSHA, CDC, and CLIA Guidelines and Regulations
10.4 Workers’ Compensation and Unemployment Insurance
10.5 Hiring and the New Employee
Chapter 11 The Beginning of Life and Childhood
11.1 Family History as a Predictor
11.2 DNA Testing
11.3 Genetic Engineering
11.4 Conception and the Beginning of Life
11.5 Rights of Children
Chapter 12 Death and Dying
12.1 Attitudes toward Death and the Determination of Death
12.2 Legal Documents for Terminally Ill Patients
12.3 Health Care Services for Terminally Ill Patients
12.4 The Right to Die Movement
12.5 The National Organ Transplant Act
12.6 The Grieving Process
Chapter 13 Stakeholders, Costs, and Patients' Rights
13.1 The Stakeholders
13.2 Cost of Health Care
13.3 Access and Quality
13.4 Paying for Health Care
13.5 Patients’ Bill of Rights
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