Legal Questions from Nurse Practitioners Answered

career resources interviews real world topics Dec 21, 2020

 ⭐️ CME Opportunity for this video below ⭐️

It’s hard not to worry about malpractice when you’re taking on new levels of responsibility as a new nurse practitioner.

Irnise Williams is not only a health law lawyer, she now focuses on the education and legal work to help prevent malpractice cases in the first place.

AAAAAND she’s a nurse herself! Still taking care of patients as a covid float nurse while also running her legal practice, she’s truly a unicorn.

She and I sat down and discussed the questions nurse practitioners and students had in the Real World NP community!

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Nurse Practitioner Legal Questions Answered

We covered so many things, including:

  • Most common reasons for malpractice cases
  • How to document appropriately
  • Should I have my own malpractice insurance?
  • Scope of NP Practice and more

Note, some of the audio came out uneven, so apologies about that. 

Check it out below 👇 

(FYI: to slow down the audio speed, hit the gear symbol in the bottom right corner and change it to .75x or .5x. Closed captions are also located at the bottom R hand corner of the video.)

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