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Applied Paramedic Law and Ethics: Australia and New Zealand
  

Applied Paramedic Law and Ethics: Australia and New Zealand (Paperback, UK ed.)

By Townsend, Ruth
By Luck, Dr. Morgan

A fundamental local law text for undergraduate paramedics in Australia and New Zealand. Applied Paramedic Law and Ethics Australia and New Zealand is the first of its kind to bring together legal and ethical concepts specifically for the Australian and New Zealand paramedic profe...ssion. An indispensable guide for student paramedics, Applied Paramedic Law and Ethics Australia and New Zealand promotes the understanding of ethical principles and legal regulations through realistic scenarios and extensive case studies, which are available both in the book and on Elsevier's Evolve platform. The book includes Australian state-specific legislation and local case law, and there is a chapter devoted specifically to the New Zealand paramedic service. This excellent law textbook focuses on the essential concepts and skills local paramedics need to respond to life-threatening emergencies in often-unfamiliar environments. For paramedics to determine the best course of action in any situation they need an intimate understanding of the profession's code of conduct and current legal regulations. In its attention to key areas such as consent, negligence, child protection, mental health and record-keeping Applied Paramedic Law and Ethics Australia and New Zealand proves a fundamental resource for the undergraduate paramedic course in Australia and New Zealand. The textbook's 13 comprehensive chapters are written in a clear, engaging style ideal for undergraduate paramedic students as well as ambulance service volunteers and practicing paramedics.
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ISBN 9780729541343
Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9780729543088
Published AU 15 Sep 2012
Format Paperback, UK ed.
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ISBN-13 9780729541343
Stock Out of stock
Status Availability and pricing is uncertain (no recent updates from publisher)
Publisher unlisted
Imprint Churchill Livingstone
Published 15 Sep 2012
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback, UK ed.
Edition UK ed.
Author(s) By Townsend, Ruth
By Luck, Dr. Morgan
Category Non-Fiction (Child / Teen)
Ambulance & Rescue Services
Law As It Applies To Other Professions
First Aid & Paramedical Services
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Australian
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 336
Dimensions Not specified
Dewey Code 344.94041
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
NBS Text Medical Nursing & Ancillary Services
ONIX Text College/higher education

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