Law and Ethics for Health Practitioners, 1st Edition

Author :
Sonia Allan
Date of Publication: 04/2020
Law and Ethics for Health Practitioners will appeal to undergraduate nursing and allied health students seeking to understand and comply with the legal, ethical and regulatory requirements of their profession. The text addresses law and ethics ac ...view more
Law and Ethics for Health Practitioners will appeal to undergraduate nursing and allied health students seeking to understand and comply with the legal, ethical and regulatory requirements of their profession. The text addresses law and ethics across eight health science disciplines, presenting discipline-specific scenarios to support students in their clinical decision making.
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Law and Ethics for Health Practitioners will appeal to undergraduate nursing and allied health students seeking to understand and comply with the legal, ethical and regulatory requirements of their profession.

The text addresses law and ethics across eight health science disciplines, presenting discipline-specific scenarios to support students in their clinical decision making.


Key Features
  • Introduces the fundamental concepts and frameworks of Australia’s legal and health systems with clear examples
  • Discusses essential healthcare issues, including advance care planning, child and elder abuse and professional registration
  • Focuses on models of ethical decision making
  • Outlines professional codes of practice and guidelines to help meet professional regulatory requirements
  • Encourages reflection on clinical practice through review questions and activities
  • Includes an eBook with all print purchases

Additional resources on Evolve

eBook on VitalSource

Student and instructor resources

  • Multiple choice questions
  • Weblinks

Instructor resources

  • PowerPoints
  • Image Library

Author Information
By Sonia Allan, OAM CF, LLB (Hons), MPH (Merit), LLM (Dist), PhD, GDLP GCHE, Associate Professor (Health Law), Deakin Law School, Deakin University, Australia