Ethics, Law and the Veterinary Nurse By Sophie Pullen, BSc(Hons), Cert Ed VN and Carol Gray, BVMS, MRCVS, CertMedEd
178 pages 100 ills Trim size 7 7/16 X 9 11/16 inCopyright 2006Softcover, Reference
This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. Having an awareness of the law is an invaluable resource, especially for those in the veterinary field. Ethics, Law, and the Veterinary Nurse addresses the laws and ethics specifically related to veterinary nursing with knowledge. The book's expert authors use their experience in teaching and law to create an essential resource for veterinary nurses. Case examples illustrate various issues and highlight the relevance of these to everyday practice, plus the book covers regulation, representation, research ethics, and the Veterinary Surgeon's Act for a complete handbook to law and ethics as they relate to veterinary nursing.
1. Veterinary Nursing: The Road to Professionalism2. Introduction to Ethical Principles 3. Introduction to the Legal System 4. Negligence and Whistle-Blowing 5. Regulation and Representation 6. The History of Animal Welfare 7. Religious Ethics 8. Consent to Treatment in Veterinary Practice 9. The Veterinary Surgeons Act 196610. Animal Research Ethics and Law 11. Research on People: Ethical Considerations 12. A Round-Up of ?Other? Legislation13. Ethical thinking: The Way Forward? Appendices1. Scenarios2. Schedule Three amendment to Veterinary Surgeons Act 19663. The RCVS code of conduct for veterinary nursesIndex
By Sophie Pullen, BSc(Hons), Cert Ed VN, Director 2by2 Training, Honorary Member of BVNA; and Carol Gray, BVMS, MRCVS, CertMedEd, Lecturer in Veterinary Communication Skills, University of Liverpool; Registered Practitioner, HE Academy, UK