Category Archives: Risk Management

The Importance of Continued Clinical Competency in Nursing Practice

Continued clinical competency is a topic that has gained much attention in nursing in recent [...]

Is a Nursing Home an Insurer of Resident Safety?

Mr. K., a 59-year-old retired Air Force officer, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease. The [...]

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 [...]

Conflict of Interest Liability for Therapists, Psychologists, and Nurses

When it comes to a psychological setting, therapists and those who support the therapists, [...]

Who Can Be Named In A Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

Medical malpractice is found when a medical professional has been negligent in administering [...]

My Employer Already Has Liability Insurance… Why Should I Get More?

For nurses, it is often difficult to justify getting their own liability/malpractice insurance. [...]

AVOIDING PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY BULLETIN-JUNE 15, 2016

Patients diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease require unique care. Not only must their medical [...]

Be Prepared When Giving a Deposition

Some of you may have given a deposition in response to a lawsuit that named you as a defendant or [...]

WHY DOES CONTINUING EDUCATION HELP WITH RISK MANAGEMENT?

In recent years, many states have required licensed nurses, sometimes including all levels of [...]

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