TITLE

The nurse practitioner in malpractice actions: Standard of care and theory of liability

AUTHOR(S)
Baker, Susan E.
PUB. DATE
June 1992
SOURCE
Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine;Summer92, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p325
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the use of nurse practitioners (NP) for the delivery of primary health care. Qualification for advanced nursing practice by receiving postgraduate education; Importance of developing appropriate professional and legal standards of care and theories of liability; NPs' achievement of administrative autonomy; Exposure to increased liability for malpractice actions.
ACCESSION #
9609042711

 

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