Tag Archives: avoiding liability as a nursing professional

What is the Difference Between an Allegation of Professional Negligence VS. Ordinary Negligence?

In past Bulletins, I have focused on the requirement of experts in any case alleging professional negligence.  An expert for the [...]

Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse and/or Neglect: A Liability Concern?

As you are hopefully aware, nurses are among the health care providers who are required to report a good faith belief or suspicion that [...]

Who Can Give Informed Consent and What is the Nurse’s Role in Obtaining Consent for Treatment?

Nurses are often confused as to what their role is when obtaining consent for treatment. In most employment settings, the employer has [...]

Professional Negligence: A Brief Primer

The first Bulletin covered the topic of liability and briefly discussed a nurse licensee’s potential involvement in several types of [...]