Legal, Professional, and Ethical Dimensions of Higher Education in Nursing

ISBN-10: 0826199534
ISBN-13: 9780826199539
Edition: 2nd 2012
Authors: Mable H. Smith
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Book details

List price: $55.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.452
Language: English

The only volume on higher education law written Specifically for nursing faculty, this volume imparts the basic foundations of the legal, professional, and ethical issues that concern faculty on a daily basis. It clearly defines the legal rights of students, professors, and educational institutions, along with the case laws supporting those rights. Each chapter contains a vivid legal scenario, related legal principles and theoretical foundations, and critical thinking questions. Written by an author who is both a nurse educator and attorney, the volume emphasizes sound decision making so that readers can successfully navigate the complex legal issues confronting them.

Contributors
Reviewers
Preface
Acknowledgments
The Legal Framework of Higher Educational Environments
The Legal Rights of Students
Introduction
Due Process
Types of Due Process
Academic Deference
Contract
Professional Dimension
Ethical Dimension
Responses to Critical Thinking Questions
Annotated Bibliography
The Legal Rights of Students and Faculty: Related to Freedom of Speech
Introduction
First Amendment Rights of Students
First Amendment Rights of Faculty
Definition of Academic Freedom
Developmental Stages of Academic Freedom
Academic Freedom in Publications
Academic Freedom in Classroom Activities
E-Mails
Academic Freedom in Extramural Activities
Professional Dimension
Ethical Dimension
Responses to Critical Thinking Questions
Annotated Bibliography
Faculty Protection against Lawsuits
The Eleventh Amendment
Types of Immunity
Immunity in Private Colleges and Universities
Professional Dimension
Ethical Dimension
Responses to Critical Thinking Questions
Annotated Bibliography
Faculty and the Employment Relationship
Introduction
The Academic Appointment Process
Type of Employment
Tenure Process
Due Process
Termination for Cause
Discrimination
Professional Dimension
Ethical Dimension
Responses to Critical Thinking Questions
Annotated Bibliography
The Professional Framework Governing The Educator's Role
Faculty Relations in Academic Environments
Introduction
Faculty-to-Faculty Relationships
Faculty-to-Student Relationships
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA)
Sexual Harassment
Professional Dimension
Ethical Dimension
Responses to Critical Thinking Questions
Annotated Bibliography
The Teaching Role of Faculty
Introduction
General Teaching Responsibilities of Faculty
Providing Feedback in Online Courses
Responsibilities of Clinical Faculty
Student Evaluations
Accommodations for Students with Special Needs
Professional Dimension
Ethical Dimension
Responses to Critical Thinking Questions
Annotated Bibliography
The Scholarship Role of Faculty
Introduction
Defining Nursing Scholarship
Publications
Research
Copyright
Patents
Professional Dimension
Ethical Dimension
Responses to Critical Thinking Questions
Annotated Bibliography
The Service/Practice Role of Faculty
Introduction
Academic Responsibilities: Service Component
Faculty Practice
Faculty Practice Models
Compensation for Practice
University Policies Regarding Outside Employment
Professional Dimension
Ethical Dimension
Responses to Critical Thinking Questions
Ethical Framework of Higher Education
Ethical Considerations in Education Environments
Introduction
Ethical Codes in Professional Programs
Ethical Framework Governing Academia
Ethical Theories
Ethical Principles
Professional Dimension
Ethical Dimension
Responses to Critical Thinking Questions
How to Read a Legal Case
How to Research Legal Topics
Glossary
Index

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