Tag Archives: avoiding liability for nursing professionals

Real Time Disciplinary Actions Against Nurse Aides and Nurse Assistants (CNAs)

As you know, your certification, registration or license as a CNA is administered and enforced by [...]

Discharge Instructions and Liability

When a patient is discharged from a health care facility, the patient’s discharge instructions [...]

Certified Nursing Assistant’s Conduct Leads to Voluntary Surrender of Her Certification

Nurse Aide and Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) practice has been the subject of a few of these [...]

Ethics and Law in Nursing: Friends or Foes?

You might find it difficult to reconcile how ethics and law impact nursing practice. You would [...]

Falsification of Patient Care Record Can Lead to Criminal Convictions

N.B., an LPN, worked at a nursing home and was assigned to care for J.E., a Medicaid patient who [...]

Team Relationships and Team Communication Affect Patient Care and Legal Liability

It is not unusual for nursing staff to feel a sense of purpose and pride in the work they do with [...]

The Importance of Continued Clinical Competency in Nursing Practice

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

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]