Ethical Challenges in Health Care: Developing Your Moral Compass (Paperback)Vicki D. Lachman (editor)
Paperback 336 Pages / Published: 30/06/2009
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Crisis in Health Care presents the issues and dilemmas facing nurse practitioners and health care managers in identifying and sustaining ethical practice and management. This practical and easy-to-read handbook outlines both personal and organizational strategies to develop moral courage when facing such dilemmas.A novel reference for providers and those in leadership positions, the book combines in-depth discussions of ethical contexts with practical case studies, skill assessments and reflective questions, suggestions on improving necessary skills, and numerous figures and tables.This book focuses on the development of moral courage in the management of health care organizations. It outlines the theoretical and policy changes required for an ethical health care culture. It discusses current topics such as the uninsured in America, warehousing of elders, and hospice.
Publisher: Springer Publishing Co Inc
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 499 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 18 mm
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