PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY

Paper 1: Professional Liability—select an allied health (nonphysician) profession; this can be your own profession or another profession that interests you. Some examples of allied health professions include physical therapy, respiratory therapy, pharmacy, nursing, physician assisting, radiography, ultrasonography, nuclear medicine, medical laboratory, medical assisting, phlebotomy, and many others. Discuss a situation in which an individual in this profession might be held liable for negligence. Also discuss ways to proactively avoid or prevent negligence in the profession that you selected.

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Medical Law and Ethics

FOURTH EDITION
BONNIE F. FREMGEN, Ph.D.

Chapter 4: Today’s Healthcare Environment

Chapter 5: The Physician–Patient Relationship