Breaching Safe Nursing Practice

Case Studies of Failures, Omissions, Commissions and Crimes

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About the Book

This book addresses selected violations of professional nursing conduct and practices that take place in shadows or on the margins of clinical practice—incidents that represent “dark” or “gray” areas of nursing. Chapters identify threats to patient and nurse well-being that are antithetical to nurses’ principles; sensitize nurses and other stakeholders to gray and dark sides of nursing through case examples; and pose evidence-based solutions for eliminating, mitigating, and addressing examples representing the gray or dark side of nursing. The book encourages organizations to promote a culture of ethical responsibility for nursing practices.

About the Author(s)

Zane Robinson Wolf, PhD, RN, CNE, FCPP, ANEF, FAAN is dean emerita, adjunct professor at La Salle University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She teaches and conducts research on medication errors, nurse caring, and nursing education and is a member of St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children Patient Safety Committee.

Denise Nagle Bailey, EdD, RN, MEd, MSN, CSN, FCPP is a public health nurse and former associate professor and director at the La Salle Neighborhood Nursing Center, La Salle University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. As Independence Foundation Chair of Nursing Education at La Salle, she fostered interprofessional public health programs and secured grant funding.

Bibliographic Details

Edited by Zane Robinson Wolf and Denise Nagle Bailey
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Pages:
Bibliographic Info: bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2021
pISBN: 978-1-4766-8339-3
eISBN: 978-1-4766-4476-9
Imprint: McFarland