Pat Iyer MSN RN LNCC
Publisher: The Pat Iyer Group
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So much can go wrong in an emergency department. Would you be able to separate the bad outcome from the medical malpractice events?
This book focuses on one of the highest risk aspects of health care. Emergency department care may be an issue in a personal injury, medical malpractice or any case in which the patient required emergency services.
Do you understand the complexities of how the emergency department functions? This book will take you behind the doors of the ER to get a bird’s eye view of what goes on.
There are several aspects of emergency department care that make it high risk for errors – the unpredictable flow of patients, the constant pressure to quickly assess and treat patients, the lack of a previous relationship with the patient, and the huge variety in conditions and ages of patients.
The public is increasingly aware of emergency department quality of care issues. Demand for emergency department services is increasing, and with it, cases against ER staff.
In this book you’ll get an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the emergency department related to triaging, assessing, diagnosing and treating emergency department patients. It highlights emergency department liability issues and provides vital content to help legal nurse consultants analyze an emergency department medical malpractice claim.
Chapter 1: The Triage Process
Chapter 2: The Triage Role
Chapter 3: Triage Problems
Chapter 4: High Risk Triage
Chapter 5: The Wait
Chapter 6: Treatment Area Liability
Chapter 7: Investigation of an Emergency Department Medical Malpractice Claim
Pat Iyer has been a legal nurse consultant since 1987 when she first began reviewing cases as an expert witness. She achieved national prominence through her texts and many contributions to the legal nurse consulting field. She was the chief editor of Legal Nurse Consulting Principles and Practices, Second Edition, the core curriculum for legal nurse consulting. She completed 5 years on the Board of Directors of the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants including a term as president.
This book has been approved for 4 contact hours through an arrangement with Taylor College. The provider is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP-3285. CE credit is accepted in all states that require mandatory continuing education for relicensure. Call 1-800-743-4006 with CE questions. There will be a $15 fee, paid directly to the provider, if you want the CE certificate for 4 hours.
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