Tag Archives: Professional liability for nurses

The Importance of Patient-Centered Communication

What would nursing be without communication and communicating with patients, patient’s families, other staff members, and other team [...]

Can A Visitor Sue A Healthcare Facility For An Injury Sustained When Visiting A Patient/Resident?

Health care facilities owe a duty of care to visitors who come into the facility to see their family member or friend. This duty of [...]

PATIENT ADVOCACY IS AN ETHICAL AND LEGAL DUTY

The Code of Ethics for Nurses With Interpretive Statement clearly states in Provision 3 that a nurse “promotes, advocates for, and [...]

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 restrained and monitor other [...]