Applied Law and Ethics for Health Professionals

Applied Law and Ethics for Health Professionals
2nd Ed.
2020 © Jones & Bartlett Learning
Carla Caldwell Stanford, PhD, CFLE; Valerie J. Connor, MA CCC-SLP, MS CHES
ISBN-13: 978-1-284-15559-4
eISBN-13: 978-1-284-15560-0


On a daily basis, healthcare professionals are faced with many ethical situations along with legal implications. Applied Law and Ethics for Health Professionals, Second Edition tackles ethical situations and the potential legal impacts that many healthcare professionals may face in their careers and asks them to consider their own personal values system and use reasoning skills to come to an informed outcome. Modern cases and topics are discussed, offering real-world ethical and legal accounts that may impact professionals in the field. As the text concludes, readers are again asked to gauge their growth, exploring their newly formed knowledge, values, and opinions on healthcare ethics.

Features and Benefits

  • • New – Trivia Quest boxes have been added to every chapter and feature interesting facts to further student’s knowledge
  • • New & Updated – Case Study and Case in Point boxes have been added and updated throughout, including Case in Point: Courts Uphold Vaccination Requirements in Chapter 3
  • • Updated – Content throughout the text has been updated to include modern ethics situations, including gender identity and the LGBTQ community, ransomware and medical identity theft, medical marijuana, updates related to the Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and more.
  • • Student Favorite – For Your Consideration boxes provide readers with an opportunity for reflective thinking and enhanced classroom discussion.

Quotes, Reviews or Testimonials

"This is an excellent book for healthcare students that will prepare them for the real situations they will likely encounter in patient care."

-- Steven Hamick, AAS, BIS (William Beaumont Hospitals) Doody's Review - previous edition


Although the book is written primarily for healthcare students, new practitioners would find it an interesting read as well.

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