Law & ethics for the health professions

Karen Judson, BS, Carlene Harrison, EdD, CMA (AAMA), Hodges University

Navigate the Legal and Ethical Issues You Face on a Daily BasisA Doody's Core Title for 2017!Law and Ethics for Health Professions explains how to navigate the numerous legal and ethical issues that health.

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care professionals face every day. Topics are based upon real-world scenarios and dilemmas from a variety of health care practitioners. Through the presentation of Learning Outcomes, Key Terms, From the Perspective of, Ethics Issues, Chapter Reviews, Case Studies, Internet Activities, Court Cases, and Video Vignettes, students learn about legal and ethical problems and situations that health care professions currently face. In the seventh edition, chapters 3 and 8 have been substantially revised to reflect changes in today's health care world. Students also use critical thinking skills to learn how to resolve real-life situations and theoretical scenarios and to decide how legal and ethical issues are relevant to the health care profession in which they will practice.