Nursing Liability and Negligence
- Nursing standards
- Multiple case studies
Nurse Practice Acts
- Changes in scope of practice
- Requirements every nurse must know!
- Reporting abuse/neglect
- Patient abandonment
Common Errors and Claims Staffing
- Rights when floating
- Unsafe staffing
What should you do if you make an error?
Should you buy malpractice insurance?
- Does it make you a target?
- Will your employer's coverage protect you?
- The do's and don'ts of good charting
- Problems with EHRs
- Real charting examples and solutions
- HIPAA myths
- Nurses fired and prosecuted for breaches in confidentiality and posting online
- Who has authority to consent?
- Capacity to consent?
- Plus, DNRs, End of life issues, and more
Boards of Nursing
- Most frequent charges against nurses
- Your rights
- Case examples
Nurse Whistleblower Protection Laws