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Medical Malpractice: The Ins and Outs of Informed Consent

Nurses who interfere with the process can land in legal trouble.

Posted 08/10/20 | William Duffy, RN, MJ, CNOR, FAAN | Post a comment

Legal Update: Avoiding Lawsuits in the COVID-19 Era

Take steps to limit your legal liability during this unprecedented time.

Posted 06/11/20 | Casey Duhart, BS, M.Ed, JD | Post a comment

Medical Malpractice: In the OR, You're Most Likely to Be Sued for ...

Surgical pros must most often defend negligence and battery lawsuits.

Posted 12/19/19 | William Duffy, RN, MJ, CNOR, FAAN | Post a comment

Medical Malpractice: Don't Dread Depositions

You can take control of the questioning by being prepared and composed.

Posted 11/14/19 | William Duffy, RN, MJ, CNOR, FAAN | Post a comment

Patient Affairs: When Sorry Doesn't Cut It

Apologizing won't make your malpractice problems disappear.

Posted 06/19/19 | Benjamin J. McMichael, JD, PhD | Post a comment

Medical Malpractice: Negligence Before, During and After Surgery

A knee replacement patient suffered multiple acts of malpractice.

Posted 06/19/19 | Jerene Stremick, BSN, RN, LNC | Post a comment

Medical Malpractice: Going Off-Label Can Cost You Big-Time

$14.9 million for patient paralyzed by epidural corticosteroid injection.

Posted 05/16/19 | Jerene Stremick, BSN, RN, LNC | 1 comment

Medical Malpractice: Charting Through the EHR MedMal Minefield

5 legal danger zones unique to electronic documentation

Posted 10/16/18 | Claire Cyriax, DNP, RN, MSN-Ed, LNC, CAPA | Post a comment

The Count Is Off - Now What?

We created a step-by-step poster to resolve incorrect counts and hung it on every OR wall.

Posted 07/02/18 | Emily McKisson, MS, BSN, RN, CNOR | Post a comment

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