Journal of the Dermatology Nurses' Association
February 2009, Volume 1 Number 1 , p 62 - 63
Leach, Eileen Enny
Issue: Volume 1(1), January/February 2009, pp 62-63 Publication Type: [DEPARTMENTS: Ethics and Regulation] Publisher: © 2009 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc. Institution(s): Eileen Enny Leach, MPH, BS, RN, Englewood, New Jersey. Correspondence concerning this article should be addressed to Eileen Enny Leach & Associates LLC, 20 West Palisade Avenue, 3210, Englewood, New Jersey 07631.
If you are like the founders of the Dermatology Nurses' Association, you had little or no formal education in dermatology before starting work in the discipline. In fact, the Dermatology Nurses' Association was a direct result of the desire by the founders and the women and men that followed to provide quality care by sharing knowledge and expertise. This column will be a way to discuss the regulatory and ethical issues that we all face in a healthcare world increasingly challenged by new technology and time pressure.
We have both regulatory and ethical reasons to be concerned ...