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Ethical Challenges in Health Care Developing Your Moral Compass

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ISBN-10: 0826110894

ISBN-13: 9780826110893

Edition: 2009

Authors: Vicki D. Lachman, Vicki D. Lachman

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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. Key Features: Focuses on the development of moral courage in the management of health care organizations…    
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Book details

List price: $50.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Preface
Personal Development of Moral Courage
Virtue of Moral Courage: Socrates to Barack Obama
Values and Professional Obligations: A Guide to When to Speak Up
Danger Management: Cognitive Reframing and Self-Soothing
Risk Assessment and Management
How to Speak Up and Be Heard: Assertiveness and Negotiation Skills
How to Deliver Bad News
Personal Opportunities for Moral Courage
Patient Autonomy: Infringements in Informed Consent
Advance Directives Violation: For Whom Are We Doing This?
Veracity: Issues in Prognosis, Futility, and CPR
Patient Safety: Breach in Our Obligations to Protect
When Our Colleagues Are Incompetent or Unethical in the Workplace
Organizational Development of Moral Courage
Organizational Culture: Setting the Stage for Moral Courage
Executive Leadership: Necessity of "Walking the Talk"
Importance of Accountability Cannot Be Underestimated
Promoting Moral Courage Through Human Resource Management
Organizational Opportunities for Moral Courage
Organizational and Clinical Ethics Committees: Roles and Functions
Promoting a Culture of Patient Safety
Managing Disruptive Physicians
Leadership Development for a Moral Environment
Further Opportunities for Moral Courage
The Uninsured in America: A Moral Crisis in Health Care
Index