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Nursing Ethics, Fifth Edition Includes Navigate 2 Premier Access
Across the Curriculum and Into Practice

Author(s): Janie B. Butts, PhD, RN, Professor, The University of Southern Mississippi, College of Nursing, Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Karen L. Rich, PhD, RN, Associate Professor, The University of Southern Mississippi, Long Beach, Mississippi
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  • ISBN-13: 9781284170221
  • Navigate 2 Premier Access     600 pages      © 2020
  • Will Publish: 2/15/2019
Price: $94.95 US List
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The fifth edition of Nursing Ethics: Across the Curriculum and Into Practice has been revised to reflect the most current issues in healthcare ethics including new cases, laws, and policies. The text continues to be divided into three sections: Foundational Theories, Concepts and Professional Issues; Moving Into Ethics Across the Lifespan; and Ethics Related to Special Issues focused on specific populations and nursing roles. 

The text includes legal features sections in most chapters, an expanded appendix of case studies with suggestions for discussion, and ethical reflections questions in each chapter. This new edition will also include an appendix focused on simulation suggestions, heavier coverage of ethics and terrorism, and stronger coverage of immigration and the importance of remaining unbiased a healthcare provider. 

Key Features:

  • Even more case studies, with recent legal/ethical cases
  • New appendix focused on simulation suggestions
  • Heavier focus on immigration and importance of remaining unbiased as a healthcare provider, ethics and terrorism
  • Update to national health insurance information
  • Update information on vaccines, polypharmacy and antipsychotic drugs 
Part  I  Theories and Concepts
  Chapter  1  Introduction to Ethics
  Chapter  2  Introduction to Bioethics and Ethical Decision Making
  Chapter  3  Ethics in Professional Nursing Practice
Part  II  Nursing Ethics Across the Life Span
  Chapter  4  Reproductive Issues and Nursing Ethics
  Chapter  5  Infant and Child Nursing Ethics
  Chapter  6  Adolescent Nursing Ethics
  Chapter  7  Adult Health Nursing Ethics
  Chapter  8  Ethics and the Nursing Care of Elders
  Chapter  9  Ethical Issues in End-of-Life Nursing Care
Part  III  Special Issues
  Chapter  10  Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing Ethics
  Chapter  11  Public Health Nursing Ethics
  Chapter  12  Ethics in Organization and Leadership

Janie B. Butts, PhD, RN-Professor, The University of Southern Mississippi, College of Nursing, Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Janie B. Butts is Professor at The University of Southern Mississippi College of Nursing in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and teaches classroom and online nursing courses at the doctoral, master’s, and baccalaureate levels. Courses include ethics, legal issues, advanced theory, advanced practice issues, professional development, research, and professional nursing practice. Dr. Butts served in the capacity of Consultant Editor from 2008 to 2014 for Nursing Ethics journal, which is an international journal. Current specific research interests include death and dying ethical issues. Dr. Butts has two books published with Dr. Rich: one is Nursing Ethics: Across the Curriculum and Into Practice (4th edition) and the other one is Philosophies and Theories for Advanced Nursing Practice (2nd edition). Dr. Butts’ journal articles and book chapters include topics on ethics, her research, theory, education, and professional issues. She reviews for nursing journals. Her Ph.D. is from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with an emphasis in nursing education and nursing science, and her master’s degree is from the University of Mississippi at the Medical Center, Jackson, with an emphasis in adult health nursing and nursing management.

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Karen L. Rich, PhD, RN-Associate Professor, The University of Southern Mississippi, Long Beach, Mississippi

Karen L. Rich is an Associate Professor at The University of Southern Mississippi College of Nursing in Long Beach, Mississippi, where she teaches population-focused nursing, law and ethics, professional development, and leadership. Dr. Rich’s doctoral degree in nursing with an emphasis in ethics is from The University of Southern Mississippi. She has a master’s in public health nursing from Louisiana State University and a post-master’s in psychiatric–mental health nursing, nurse practitioner emphasis, from The University of Southern Mississippi. Dr. Rich serves as a Consultant Editor for the international Nursing Ethics journal. She serves on the ethics committee of a large county hospital in Gulfport, Mississippi. Dr. Rich has written a number of articles and book chapters about ethics and philosophy. Her special interests are communitarian ethics, virtue ethics, ethics in public health, Eastern philosophy and ethics, and ethics in nursing education and leadership.