This case study involves a nurse working as an occupational health nurse.
Defendant is a Nurse Practitioner working at a college infirmary.
The defendant in this case is a 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.
A male patient in his mid-teens arrived at his pediatrician at 5:11 p.m. with complaints of difficulty breathing.
This case study involves a nurse practitioner in private practice setting.
A female in her late 70s was a long-term patient of our insured nurse practitioner (NP) and of the family practice where the NP worked.
This video case study focuses a 49-year old male who was experiencing rectal pain and bleeding.
Medical malpractice claims may be asserted against any healthcare practitioner, including nurses. This case involves a registered nurse working as a director of nursing in a rehabilitation/skilled nursing facility setting.
A State Board of Nursing (SBON) complaint can be filed against a nurse by a patient, resident, colleague, employer, and/or regulatory agency.
Nurse Professional Liability Case Study with Risk Management Strategies Presented by NSO and CNA
Failure to diagnose is the most frequent malpractice allegation asserted against nurse practitioners. It accounts for 32.8% of all malpractice claims against nurse practitioners, according to the Nurse Practitioner Claim Report: 4th Edition. Failure to diagnose cancer and failure to diagnose infections account for 50% of failure to diagnose allegations.
This case involves a family nurse practitioner (NP), her business (a women’s health clinic), and employees that specialized in gynecology and hormone therapy.
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses and License Protection Case Studies with Risk Management Strategies, Presented by NSO