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Legal Issues in Nursing Series: Let’s Talk about Nursing Litigation

Document Type: Video


Learning about the medical legal risks of nursing can ultimately prevent adverse events from occurring, protect against a lawsuit, and improve patient safety.

In this video, learn:

  • about the three 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

The Legal Issues in Nursing: Empowering Nurses with Medical Legal Knowledge 4-part educational series was developed for Licensed Practical Nurse members of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) by Chris Rokosh, RN, PNC(C), of Connect Medical Legal Experts.