Ethics, PhD, BA, RN, FRCNA and FCN (NSW).
Megan-Jane Johnstone is Associate Professor of Nursing Law and Ethics in the Department of Nursing Inquiry and Mental Health in the faculty of Nursing at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (Bundoora Campus) in Melbourne, Australia. She teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students. She has published and presented widely on the subject of nursing law and ethics. Her three most significant publications are Bioethics: A Nursing Perspective, published in 1994 and now in its second edition; Nursing and the Injustices of the Law, also published in 1994; and The Politics of Euthanasia: A Nursing Response, published in 1996. She is a member of a number of professional and related organisations and committees concerned with nursing and health care ethics. At present she is undertaking research on the issue of the use and misuse of ethics expertise in disciplinary proceedings involving nurses alleged to have engaged in unethical conduct.
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