Medical Malpractice lawsuits affect patients, families, doctors, nurses, the institutions that provide healthcare, our social systems, and the public. Learning about the medical legal risks of nursing can ultimately prevent adverse events from occurring, protect you from a lawsuit, and improve patient safety.
In this webinar, you will learn about the 3 sides of a medical malpractice lawsuit, some basic legal definitions, the courts view of nursing responsibility, the most likely areas for a lawsuit to occur and medical legal trends and issues. Learn how critical it is to understand the standards that guide your LPN practice. This webinar will also include a medical legal case study focused on the standards of care on a post-operative unit.