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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 report changes in the patient's medical condition to practitioner.

The patient was a 38-year-old female admitted for a Cesarean delivery of twins. The babies were delivered without incident, but the patient experienced excessive post-operative vaginal bleeding attributed to placental accreta.

Educator Toolkit: Communication for Nursing Professionals

NSO supports nurse educators in your efforts to empower and expand your students' knowledge and help them be better caregivers. Because part of that education includes risk management, we've assembled some important tools to help you tackle a complex and challenging subject.

Educator Toolkit: Documentation for Advanced Practice Nurses

NSO supports nurse educators in your efforts to empower and expand your students' knowledge and help them be better caregivers. Because risk management is especially important for advanced practice nurses, we've assembled some important tools to help you tackle a complex and challenging subject.

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.

JUST RELEASED! - 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.   

Educator Toolkit: Documentation for Nurses 

NSO supports nurse educators in your efforts to empower and expand your students' knowledge and help them be better caregivers. Because part of that education includes risk management, we've assembled some important tools to help you tackle a complex and challenging subject.

Educator Toolkit: Documentation for Nurses 

NSO supports nurse educators in your efforts to empower and expand your students' knowledge and help them be better caregivers. Because part of that education includes risk management, we've assembled some important tools to help you tackle a complex and challenging subject.

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.

Responding to questions in a pre-trial deposition.

This video can help you be prepared. 

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.

JUST RELEASED! - 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.   

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