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Nurse Who Reused Needle Won’t Be Charged Criminally

A nurse who reused the same needle for 67 flu shots at a company wellness event won't face criminal charges…

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Nurse Individually Sued in Death Case

The family of a chronically ill 7 year old was given a large overdose of morphine in 2012 and died a…

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Nursing Insurance for Ebola

Ebola, particularly the risk to caregivers, is flooding the news. Many nurses are justifiably worried about the insurance considerations, especially…

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Malpractice Coverage For Medical Marijuana

With the number of states permitting marijuana continually increasing, many nurses are asking if they have coverage for working in…

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Nurses Using Smart Phones Increases Risk

BOYD (Bring Your Own Device) has become huge in the corporate world. After a decade of handing out blackberries to…

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NPs and PAs Found to Prescribe More Opioids

The 2014 Drug Trend Report was released by Ohio based Progressive Medical and Florida based PMSI examined 300,000 workers compensation claims the newly…

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The Case for Seeing a Nurse Instead of a Doctor

The Atlantic has a current story on the likelihood of increased responsibilities for nurses and other midlevel providers. The article…

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Increasing Liability for Nurse Practictioners

New York's Nurse Practitioners Modernization Act, passed this month to be effective January 1st, 2015, makes the state the 20th to…

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Nurse Who Lost License for Discharge Still Fighting

While most nurses purchase insurance to protect against headline leading malpractice verdicts, the real value is often in the defense…

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Nurse Staffing Liability

Who provides insurance coverage for temporary nurses? That's the subject of a lawsuit being appealed in Washington DC. The basic…

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