Category Archives: Nurse Professional Liability

Taking Vital Signs: A Mundane Responsibility?

It does not matter in which role you practice nursing—R.N., APRN, nursing student or a [...]

Patient Care by Student Nurses Can Result in Liability

As a student nurse, you probably know all too well that if a patient is injured under your care, [...]

AVOIDING PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY BULLETIN AUGUST 1, 2016: EXPERT WITNESS AFFIDAVITS MUST CONTAIN SPECIFIC FACTS EITHER SUPPORTING OR NOT SUPPORTING STANDARD OF CARE

In Griffin v. Methodist Hospital 1, a patient’s lengthy stay in the hospital for numerous fatal [...]

USING A PERSONAL CELL PHONE PHOTO AND GOOD INTENTIONS WHEN DOCUMENTING PATIENT CARE PROVIDE NO LEGAL PROTECTION

Earnest was a ED Tech whose job it was to act as a paramedic and monitor patients that had been [...]

Avoiding Professional Liability Bulletin July 1, 2016 – WHAT IS THIS THING CALLED LAW? AND WHAT DO LAWYERS DO?

For much of the public, including nurses, the law seems to be strange, complex, and [...]

3 Reasons Nurses Need an Individual Professional Liability Policy

If you’re a nurse, you may find yourself asking, “Do I really need nurses professional liability [...]

Nursing Students Need Professional Liability Insurance, Too

Deciding that you want to pursue a career in nursing is both challenging and exciting. As you [...]

Nurses Do The Caring But Are They Cared For?

Nurses have the need for care just as any other healthcare professional. At CPH & Associates we [...]

Recognizing “Nursing Home Week” With 3 Tips For Liability Prevention

Sponsored by the American Health Care Association, this year May 12-18th marks the observance of [...]

But I Have A Group Insurance Policy At Work? Why Nurses Need An Individual Plan

With the recent boom in the healthcare industry, nurses are now in high demand! According to the [...]

What Do You Know About Your Employers Insurance Policy?

After some great feedback from our previous post, But I Have A Group Insurance Policy At Work? [...]

The Liability Of Being An Employed Nurse

As a professional nurse you probably already know that you can be sued at a moment’s notice for [...]

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