Tag Archives: avoiding liability as a nursing professional

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 [...]

Was This Advanced Practice Nurse Fairly Charged with “Unprofessional Conduct” by the State Board of Nursing?

Jody Morrison was an advanced practice nurse licensed initially in Kentucky and several other states before obtaining a license through [...]

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 [...]