As a professional complementary medicine practitioner or student, how often have you asked yourself:
- What are my ethical obligations here?
- Is my practice legal and am I protected?
- How should I set up my practice?
Law and Ethics in Complementary Medicine gives you the tools to:
- Understand the Ten Commandments of Professional Practice
- Identify and deal with tricky legal situations that arise in practice
- Understand your legal obligations to your clients and the profession
- Appreciate your ethical responsibilities
- Set up your professional practice
- Understand the permitted boundaries of your practice
- Understand the ins and outs of commercial leases
- Decipher professional indemnity insurance
For the first time, the student or practitioner of complementary medicine has a comprehensive, readable and informative discussion of these vital issues.
Professor Michael Weir of the Faculty of Law at Bond University is an academic lawyer with broad legal experience. Michael has training in
therapeutic massage and has taught complementary medicine students on
ethical and legal issues for 21 years. This experience provides the author with unique insight into the legal and ethical issues that arise for the professional practice of complementary medicine.
Whether you are a student or practitioner, this is essential reading to assure
you of professional, safe and enjoyable practice. [See Chapter headings...]