A male patient in his mid-teens arrived at his pediatrician at 5:11 p.m. with complaints of difficulty breathing.
This case involves an independently contracted registered nurse who provided nursing consultation to a residential facility that cared for adults with mild to moderate mental health issues (besides substance abuse).
This case study involves a nurse working as an occupational health nurse.
Our insured was a registered nurse (RN) employed by a home healthcare agency. She was with a patient when she received a telephone call from a certified nursing assistant (CNA) who was employed at the same agency.
The presentation will focus on providing strategies for advanced practice nurses to defend their professional license.
In 2017, more actions were taken against nursing licenses in the U.S. than there were malpractice claims.
-National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB)
Nurses are at increased risk for experiencing workplace violence due to their close contact with patients as well as working in an occupational environment marked by stress and burnout.
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