Chapter 16. Ethically Managing Self, People and Resources to Improve the Health and Wellbeing of Patients and Clients in the Community

  1. Lesley Coles BA, RN, DN, RM, RHV, RNT, Cert Ed3 and
  2. Elizabeth Porter BA, MPhil, PGCEA, RN, RM, RHV, PT Programme Leader for MSc/BSc (Hons)4
  1. Neil Jackson RN(LD), Cert Ed, BEd, MEd, RNT, APN (Cert)1 and
  2. Lynda Rogers BA, MA, PhD, SEN, RGN, RMN, PGCEA, RNT, JP Senior Lecturer2

Published Online: 29 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444302578.ch16

Public Health Skills: A Practical Guide for Nurses and Public Health Practitioners

Public Health Skills: A Practical Guide for Nurses and Public Health Practitioners

How to Cite

Jackson, N. and Rogers, L. (2008) Ethically Managing Self, People and Resources to Improve the Health and Wellbeing of Patients and Clients in the Community, in Public Health Skills: A Practical Guide for Nurses and Public Health Practitioners (eds L. Coles and E. Porter), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444302578.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Deputy Award Leader Pre Qualifying Nursing Programme, University of Southampton, UK

  2. 4

    Public Health Practice, University of Southampton, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Southampton, UK

  2. 2

    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Southampton, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405155199

Online ISBN: 9781444302578

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Keywords:

  • ethically managing self, people and resources;
  • ethical principles and application to case study;
  • concepts of ethics, utilitarianism and deontology;
  • role of advocacy;
  • incorporation of ethical thinking and analysis into practice;
  • ethical and legal issues relating to management of self and others;
  • rights of patient client - central to good practice and NMC code of professional conduct

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Sunita's Case Study

  • Conclusion

  • References