ELSEVIER Publishes Landmark CAM text – Essentials of Law, Ethics and Professional Issues for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

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A new CAM text from Elsevier (http://www.elsevierhealth.com.au) promises to be the only one of its kind in Australia.

... the only local textbook to deal comprehensively with legal, ethical and professional practice issues for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) students at Diploma, Bachelor and Coursework Masters levels.

Elsevier Australia has published a pioneering new text entitled 'Essentials of Law, Ethics and Professional Issues for CAM'.

'Essentials of Law, Ethics and Professional Issues for CAM' is the only local textbook to deal comprehensively with legal, ethical and professional practice issues for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) students at Diploma, Bachelor and Coursework Masters levels.
The book will therefore meet the need for a definitive guide written specifically for Australian students according to CAM curriculum requirements.

The inclusion of such content into Complementary and Alternative Medicine study has become essential in an increasingly litigious world. No other local book addresses these issues for modalities considered by COAG for regulation and registration, making 'Essentials of Law, Ethics and Professional Issues in Complementary and Alternative Medicine' ideal for naturopathy, traditional Chinese medicine, massage, osteopathy, chiropractic and western herbal medicine students and trainees.

The book will also be of benefit to established therapists wanting to refresh their knowledge or familiarise themselves with new concepts.

This timely medical text takes a multidisciplinary approach, and is written by authors who are both academics and practitioners, with contributing authors for individual modalities.

Key features of the textbook include case studies, alert boxes, tips, explanations and integrative practice considerations.

For further information about 'Essentials of Law, Ethics and Professional Issues for CAM' please visit: http://tiny.cc/5v72s

ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Julie Zetler RN, BA (Syd), LLB, LLM (UTS), M of Bioethics (UTS), Grad Dip in Legal Practice (College of Law), Grad Cert Arbitration and Mediation (Ade Uni), is a Senior Lecturer at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia – Department of Business Law, Faculty of Business and Economics. She is also Solicitor in the Supreme Court of NSW.

Rod Bonello BSc DO DC MHA FICC is currently the senior academic and founder of Chiropractic studies at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. He is also a Board Member of the Chiropractic and Osteopathic College of Australasia.

ABOUT ELSEVIER
Elsevier is a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and close to 20,000 book titles, including major reference works from Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier’s online solutions include SciVerse ScienceDirect, SciVerse Scopus, Reaxys, MD Consult and Nursing Consult, which enhance the productivity of science and health professionals, and the SciVal suite and MEDai’s Pinpoint Review, which help research and health care institutions deliver better outcomes more cost-effectively.

A global business headquartered in Amsterdam, Elsevier employs 7,000 people worldwide. The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group PLC, a world-leading publisher and information provider, which is jointly owned by Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV. The ticker symbols are REN (Euronext Amsterdam), REL (London Stock Exchange), RUK and ENL (New York Stock Exchange).

http://www.elsevierhealth.com.au

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