Medical Malpractice 101 for Nursing Students: Know the Facts, Know Your Risk

What do nursing students need to know about medical malpractice? What should nurses know about their professional liability risks?


This program will discuss top allegations made against nurses in malpractice lawsuits as well as patient injuries and outcomes. Using this information, nursing students can examine their own practices in relation to the allegations of malpractice claims and losses experienced by their peers in the field. Selected claims asserted against nurses will be discussed, along with professional liability insurance basics and risk management tools.

Note: Registration is required to access the archived recording. This event is not certified for continuing education credit.



 

Infographic: Medical Malpractice 101 for Nurses
What are the most common injuries that lead to a malpractice lawsuit against nurses? What is the average payout by injury? Medical malpractice lawsuits are a reality for nursing professionals. If named in a lawsuit, what should you do? These and more questions are answered!
 


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