Case study: Failure to monitor opiate medication resulting in patient death

Research common legal issues in health care or choose one of the legal case studies from the Nurses Service Organization.

Select a legal case study of interest or area in which you have experience.

Analyze the legal case study. Ensure you include the following:

  • Summarize the legal issues present in the case.
  • Brainstorm risk-mitigation techniques that the hospital could have employed to prevent the situation.
  • Determine actions the nurse could have taken to improve the outcome.

Cite at least 3 evidence-based, peer-reviewed sources published within the last 5 years to support your positions.

Format your assignment as a 900 word paper.

Include an APA-formatted reference list.

 

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