The following article identifies six of the most common causes of malpractice claims against nurses:

The following article identifies six of the most common causes of malpractice claims against nurses:

 

Reising, D.L., & Allen, P.N. (2007). Protecting yourself from malpractice claims. American Nurse Today, 2. Retrieved from https://www.americannursetoday.com/protecting-yourself-from-malpractice-claims/

 

Focus on the “Failure to follow standards of care” common claim ONLY and in no more than 300 words, discuss the following: the cause, an example of how this cause may occur in the practice of general nursing OR for an advanced practice nurse, and how as a health care administrator you could reduce the potential for liability for that cause within your organization. For your discussion regarding how you could reduce the potential for liability, please cite at least one journal article to support your position. This section should be the most significant portion of your posting. You are required to include a link to your article in your post.

 

Include APA style citations in text for all sources, including course materials. Remember that course materials need not be included in your references page, but all other references must be.