Publication Year: 2010
Authors/Editor: Kjervik, Diane; Brous, Edith Ann
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 100
The book presents an overview of the history and current state of advance practice nursing and the law both nationally and internationally. The authors provide detailed, exemplary legal and ethical case studies that frame pivotal moments in practice.
The book's key topics include nursing pedagogy related to law, international law and nursing, future roles for APNs that may be legally and ethically supported, and potential challenges to APN practice. The book also discusses current issues that affect nursing law for advance practice, such as autonomy in end of life situations, conflicts between professional duties, and caring needs.