Negligence And Common Legal Issues

 

Write a 4-5-page research paper on negligence, regulation, and common legal issues in health care administration-

By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:
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Competency 1: Apply health related laws to practice in the health field-

Describe the elements of negligence-

Competency 2: Analyze the application of the law to a health organization-

Describe differing kinds of informed consent that may be applicable and assess decision-making capacity-

Illustrate strategies to prevent patient injury and litigation-

Classify different types of general and professional liability-

Competency 5: Analyze the implications of the regulatory environment on practice-

Assess the impacts of regulation on patient care and injury prevention strategies

In Part 1 of your assessment, be sure to address the following:

Describe differing kinds of informed consent that may be applicable, and assess decision-making capacity as it pertains to informed consent and the patient-
Classify different types of general and professional liability-

Describe the elements of negligence that must be present in order for a plaintiff to recover damages such as:

Duty to care-

Breach of duty-

Injury-

Causation-

Part 2

To prepare for this part of the assessment, read Croke’s 2006 article, “Nursing Malpractice: Determining Liability Elements for Negligent Acts,” which is linked
in the Resources-

After reading the article, complete the following:

Identify and describe the following elements of the cases presented in the article:

The duty to provide care-

When and how the breach of duty occurred-

The extent of the injury-

The damages as a result of the injury-

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