Paramedic Law and Regulation in Australia

Paramedic Law and Regulation in Australia

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$99.00* RRP

Forthcoming Release, 05/07/2019

Code: 9780455243078

Lawbook Co., AUSTRALIA

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Description

With paramedics being newly registered on a national level, Paramedic Law and Regulation in Australia is a timely addition to the paramedic law and ethics field of knowledge. Paramedic Law and Regulation in Australia provides a fresh approach to understanding and addressing legal and ethical issues in paramedicine.

Paramedic Law and Regulation in Australia is unique in applying important legal principles to paramedicine using practical and realistic problem-based scenarios. By introducing law and ethics, considering registration obligations and exploring specific areas of law including confidentiality and negligence, the authors methodically examine the law in all Australian jurisdictions.

The contributing authors of Paramedic Law and Regulation in Australia are lawyers, paramedics and academics. The authors draw upon their expert knowledge to introduce complex legal concepts in a straightforward format.

Paramedic Law and Regulation in Australia is an essential resource for anyone looking to understand paramedicine from either a paramedic background or a legal background. Whether readers are undergraduate students, postgraduate students, researchers, practising paramedics, or in public or private practice, Paramedic Law and Regulation in Australia is an important and useful tool.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Paramedics and society
Chapter 2: Practical ethics for paramedicine
Chapter 3: Australia’s system of law and government
Chapter 4: Finding law
Chapter 5: Reading and interpreting law
Chapter 6: Professions and professionalism
Chapter 7: National paramedic regulation
Chapter 8: Complaints, notifications and discipline
Chapter 9: Patient consent and refusal of paramedic services
Chapter 10: Mental health law
Chapter 11: Children
Chapter 12: Privacy and confidentiality
Chapter 13: Death, decisions and the coronial system
Chapter 14: Medical negligence
Chapter 15: The United Kingdom – an international comparison
Chapter 16: Practising paramedic law

 

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