APRNs - What Happens if You are Sued? - page 2
Over on the NP forum, we’ve been discussing lawsuits - this is something very real and worrisome for providers. While nurses can get sued; most often they are dragged into a suit along with others;... Read More
Nov 27, '16 by traumaRUs, MSN, APRN, CNS AdminYou are held to the standards of policy and procedures of the institution where you are employed.
As an APRN, I am only allowed to do what I am credentialed to do - ie I'm actually allowed as a pre-hospital RN to intubate and do needle decompressions pre-hospital. However, when I work in the hospital as an APRN, if I'm not credentialed to do these procedures, I'd better not be doing them.
Does that help?