Nurse Professional Liability Exposures: 2015 Claim Report Update.

This report examines nurse claims that can help you identify liability patterns and trends so you can understand your areas of greatest vulnerability, and take appropriate action to protect patients from harm and reduce the risk of potential litigation.



The 80-page report offers:

  • Professional liability claim data and analysis
  • License protection claim data and analysis
  • Legal case studies
  • A self-assessment checklist
  • Risk management recommendations
  • Selected highlights of the nurse work profile survey
Download this self-assessment checklist to see if you're in compliance with recommended standards of patient care.

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