Nurse practitioners’ expanding liability comes with an expanding role. New York became the 18th state to no longer require experienced nurse practitioners to have a written practice service agreement with a physician. Experienced nurse practitioners (who have more than 3,600 hours of practice) are even more independent.
In this edition of Iyer’s Insights, Pat share tips on analyzing nurse practitioners’ expanding liability.
Listen in as Pat Iyer chats about these points:
- Why there is an increase in the requests from attorneys for nurse practitioner expert witnesses
- Why the number of suits against nurse practitioners is rising
- The most common allegations against nurse practitioners
- Nurse practitioners’ expanding liability – tips for LNCs
- How to detect the fact there are missing medical records
- The dangerous practice of copying and pasting in medical records
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Pat Iyer has been working with medical malpractice cases involving medical errors since 1987. She is one of the editors of Nursing Malpractice, Fourth Edition. She has supplied many expert witnesses for evaluating nurse practitioners’ expanding liability.