he role of NP adhering to the standard of care to avoid malpractic
Service: Assignments WritingStyle: APA
Number of pages: 2 pages (550 words)
Number of sources: 5
Topic of your paper: The role of NP adhering to the standard of care to avoid malpractic
Subject: – Nursing
Required Readings Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (2016). National Guideline Clearinghouse. Retrieved from http://www.guidelines.gov Buppert, C. (2015).
Risk Management. In Nurse Practitioner’s Business Practice and Legal Guide (5th ed.) (285 – 302). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett. This chapter reviews lawsuits,
malpractice, the importance of working within practice guidelines, and explains the purpose of the National Practitioner Data Bank. Buppert, C. (2015). Negligence and
Malpractice. In Nurse Practitioner’s Business Practice and Legal Guide (5th ed.) (285 – 302). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett. This chapter reviews risk management as
well as dismissal of the noncompliant patient. Jordan, L. M., Quraishi, J. A., & Liao, J. (2013). The National Practitioner Data Bank and CRNA Anesthesia-Related
Malpractice Payments. American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Journal, 81(3), 178-182. Note: Retrieved from the Walden Library databases. Miller, K. P. (2013). The
National Practitioner Data Bank: An Annual Update. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, (9)9, 576-580. Note: Retrieved from the Walden Library databases. Stelmach, E.
I. (2015). Dismissal of the Noncompliant Patient: Is this What We Have Come to? The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 11(7), 723-725. Note: Retrieved from the Walden
Library databases. Watson, E. (2014). Nursing Malpractice: Costs, Trends and Issues. Journal of Legal Nurse Consulting, 25(1), 26-31. Note: Retrieved from the Walden
Library databases. Westrick, Susan J., & Jacob, N. (2016). Disclosure of Errors and Apology: Law and Ethics. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 12(2), 120-126. Note:
Retrieved from the Walden Library databases. Required Media Institute of Medicine. (2015, December 7). Assessing Progress on the Implementation of the Recommendations
of The Future of Nursing [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sMOjACA2ats Note: The approximate length of this media piece is 1 hour. Optional
Resources Buppert, C. (2016). Carolyn Buppert-Specialist in Legal and Reimbursement Issues for Nurse Practitioners and Physicians. Goodwin, B. (2016). You’ve Been Sued
for Malpractice: What Happens Next? Urology Times. Kreimer, S. (2015). Avoiding an EHR-Related Malpractice Suit. Contemporary OB/GYN, December, 39-42.
recognizing the Role of Adhering to the Standard of Care to Avoid Malpractice
When providing health care, there are standards of care which a reasonably prudent provider should follow. Providers at all levels are held to these standards of care.
Failure to provide competent care to your patients will put you at risk for malpractice. Remaining current with the evidenced-based guidelines and providing optimal
care will minimize the risk of liability.
For this Assignment, you will create a PowerPoint presentation that explains any legal implications that exist for failure to adhere to a standard of care, the key
elements of malpractice, and compare the differences in malpractice policy options.
Consider the importance of using professional resources such as the National Guideline Clearinghouse to guide care delivered
Create a PowerPoint presentation no more than 15 slides in length that addresses the following:
Identify and explain any legal implications that exist for failure to adhere to a standard of care
Identify and explain the key elements of malpractice
Compare the differences in malpractice policy options