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Why incident reports are a must.

Here are three hypothetical situations.

Nursing fatigue is dangerous for nurses and patients.

Nurse fatigue caused by working long hours can be dangerous for both nurses and patients.

Keeping up with technology: your risks and responsibilities.

Information technology is constantly evolving. Among the most common types are electronic health records (EHRs) and computerized physician order entry systems (CPOEs).

Do's and don'ts of documentation.

Good documentation can help you defend yourself in a malpractice lawsuit, and it can also keep you out of court in the first place.

Don't cross the line: respecting professional boundaries.

At best, nurses and patients develop a special bond based on trust, compassion, and mutual respect.

Documentation: proactive prevention of litigation.

There is no quick and effective antidote to malpractice allegations. Prevention, however, is necessary.

Failure to monitor opiate medication resulting in patient death.

This case involves a family nurse practitioner working under the supervision of a family medical physician in an office setting. The patient was a 48-year-old female who had been treating regularly with our nurse practitioner for the past two years.

Nurse Practitioner Claim Report: 4th Edition - A Guide to Identifying and Addressing Professional Liability Exposures

The new Nurse Practitioner Claim Report released by NSO and CNA, reports that the average cost to defend a malpractice lawsuit against a nurse practitioner is $60,034.   

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.

A solution to sitters that won’t fall short

Patient falls continue to be a leading cause of preventable injury in U.S. hospitals1.

Don't cross the line: respecting professional boundaries.

At best, nurses and patients develop a special bond based on trust, compassion, and mutual respect.

Webinars

NSO's webinars are open to all nursing professionals to learn about risk exposures you might face in your daily practice. Our free web-based-seminars feature presentations made by industry leaders in the insurance and healthcare fields.

Learn about malpractice prevention and earn CE credits.

"Focus on Malpractice Prevention" is a risk management continuing education program that offers CE accreditation and a 10% discount on NSO premiums. 

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.

Nurse Practitioner Claim Report: 4th Edition - A Guide to Identifying and Addressing Professional Liability Exposures

The new Nurse Practitioner Claim Report released by NSO and CNA, reports that the average cost to defend a malpractice lawsuit against a nurse practitioner is $60,034.   

Responding to questions in a pre-trial deposition.

This video can help you be prepared. 

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