Nevada board: Nurses have duty to report IC breaches

August 2008
Hospital Infection Control;Aug2008, Vol. 35 Issue 8, p88
The article focuses on the article published urging nurses to report infection control breaches and improper injection practices in light of Hepatitis C outbreak in Las Vegas, Nevada. It presents an excerpt from the article written by Deborah Scott which contemplates the need for nurses to report health care professionals who are violating their code of values and integrity to protect the patients. It highlights the role of nurse as an advocate to promote safe nursing practice.


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