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Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals, Fifth Edition Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access

Author(s): George D. Pozgar, MBA, CHE, D.Litt.
  • ISBN-13: 9781284144185
  • Navigate 2 Advantage Access     530 pages      © 2020
  • Will Publish: 1/3/2019
Price: $118.95 US List
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Written to assist in the transition from the classroom to the workplace, Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals, Fifth Edition provides readers with a clearer understanding of the issues they will face as health professionals, as well as, how law and ethics are so often intertwined. Through contemporary topics; real-world examples; and accessible, student-friendly language, this important resource offers readers an applied perspective, with an emphasis on developing critical-thinking skills.

Features & Benefits

  • Expanded content on difficult topics such as corporate ethics, discharge and follow-up care, patient abuse, and the Nursing crisis strain.
  • News Clippings of published legal and ethical issue editorials are updated and expanded to include doctor suicides, health care fraud, staff shortages and compassion and so much more.
  • Reality Checks explore patient, personal, provider, and organizational experiences related to health care issues.
  • Numerous Cases featuring legal rulings and summaries are showcased through case law examples.

Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access online learning materials, including and interactive eBook, robust animations, student practice activities and assessments, learning analytics reporting tools, and more.

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 and Legal–Ethical Issues
Chapter  10  Physician’s 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: Search For Truth

George D. Pozgar, MBA, CHE, D.Litt.

George D. Pozgar, MBA, CHE

George Pozgar received his BA from Barrington College, now the United College of Gordon and Barrington, Wenham, MA, and his MBA in Health Care Administration from The George Washington University, Washington, D.C. Mr. Pozgar is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, Association of University Programs in Health Administration, and the American Health Lawyers Association. Mr. Pozgar is presently an author, speaker, and consultant. He was certified as a surveyor for the Joint Commission and has surveyed and consulted at more than 1,000 hospitals and ambulatory sites throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. He was a corporate consultant for the St. Barnabas Health Care System in New Jersey; Vice President of Corporate Affairs at Episcopal Health Services in Hempstead, New York; Administrator at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital, Smithtown, New York; Assistant Administrator at Huntington Hospital, Huntington, New York; Administrative Resident, Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville, Florida; Administrative Clerk at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Washington, D.C.; and Research Assistant/Summer Intern for Booz, Allen and Hamilton Management Consultants, Washington, D.C. In addition, Mr. Pozgar was previously an instructor at the New School for Social Research, St. Joseph’s College, St. Francis College, and Molloy College in NY; on-site Faculty Member/Residency Preceptor for the George Washington University and Preceptor for a Brown University summer internship program; and, Seminar Instructor for C.W. Post College/Long Island University and the National Association of Medical Staff. Mr. Pozgar was also a consultant on a series of innovative experiential health law learning videos called Learnscapes in partnership with Jones & Bartlett Learning and Toolwire.

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ISBN-13: 9781284144185

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