Paramedics, Privacy and Confidentiality

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Abstract

Applied Paramedic Law, Ethics and Professionalism brings together the legal and ethical principles relevant to paramedic profession in the Australian and New Zealand contexts. Written by Ruth Townsend and Morgan Luck, the text explores and explains the practical application of these principles through the use of case studies and paramedic-specific scenarios.

An indispensable guide for student paramedics, and those already in the profession, the text helps to develop an awareness of the legal and ethical principles that guide professional practice. By engaging with the text, readers develop an understanding of the implications of their decisions and actions in a range of situations, as well as an understanding of their professional responsibilities.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationApplied Paramedic Law, Ethics and Professionalism
EditorsRuth Townsend, Morgan Luck
PublisherElsevier
Chapter10
Pages239-257
Number of pages19
Edition2
ISBN (Electronic)9780729587402
ISBN (Print)9780729543088
Publication statusPublished - 26 Aug 2019

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Arnold, B. B. (2019). Paramedics, Privacy and Confidentiality. In R. Townsend, & M. Luck (Eds.), Applied Paramedic Law, Ethics and Professionalism (2 ed., pp. 239-257). Elsevier.