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

Baker, Susan E.
June 1992
Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine;Summer92, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p325
Academic Journal
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.


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