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Professional and Ethical Issues in Nursing Philip Burnard

Professional and Ethical Issues in Nursing

Philip Burnard

Published January 22nd 2004
ISBN : 9780702026850
Paperback
153 pages
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The chapters examine statements from the UKs NMC code and explore the concepts and problems that relate to it. A variety of philosophical and professional behavior are presented to enable UK nurses, nursing students, midwives and health visitors toMoreThe chapters examine statements from the UKs NMC code and explore the concepts and problems that relate to it. A variety of philosophical and professional behavior are presented to enable UK nurses, nursing students, midwives and health visitors to develop a greater autonomy in their day-to-day decision making and to help them make reasoned judgements. New content includes the UKs NMC code for practice document, the National Board guidance re core skills and competencies for newly qualified nurses, guidelines for mental health and learning disabilities nursing, guidelines for records and record-keeping, midwives rules and code of practice, practitioner-client relationships and prevention of abuse, nursing in secure environments, new guidelines for the administration of medicines.