As the scope of nursing practice expands and as the government imposes more regulations on the health care industry, nurses face increased legal liability. This book provides a reliable guide to the laws that affect nurses in Texas.Susan Murphy writes in easily understood, nontechnical terms for people without specialized legal training. After discussing the licensing requirements for registered and licensed vocational nurses, she covers the following topics:· Scope of Practice· Advanced Nurse Practitioners· Nursing Negligence Insurance· Nursing Negligence· Consent· Informed Consent· Drug Therapy· Documentation· AIDS and Hepatitis B· Employment Issues· Ethical IssuesThis handbook provides nurses with a single, convenient source for specific information about their legal rights, responsibilities, and liabilities. In addition, employers of nurses and attorneys specializing in medical malpractice, labor law, and health law will find the book to be an essential reference.Murphy, Susan S. is the author of 'Legal Handbook for Texas Nurses' with ISBN 9780292751767 and ISBN 0292751761.
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