Tag Archives: Professional liability for nurses

Nurse Practitioners and Professional Negligence Lawsuits

Nurses are concerned about their potential liability for patient care and advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) are no exception. [...]

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 [...]

LPN, RN & ER Nurse – What Do They All Have in Common?

Whether you’re a licensed practical nurse, a registered nurse or an emergency room nurse – each with varying job duties and [...]

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 insurance?” The answer is simple: Yes. [...]

Do You Really Need Professional Liability Insurance?

Many nurses often wonder if purchasing their own, individual professional liability insurance, in which they are the named insured, is [...]