Ever had to personally pay out on lawsuit by being the RN? - page 2

Just wondering - how many have been named defendant in lawsuit in which you had to pay personally for being the RN w/bad outcome even if bad outcome was not due to bad nursing. I work L&D and am... Read More

  1. by   susanmary
    Last edit by susanmary on Jan 14, '05
  2. by   nurseunderwater
    Quote from susanmary
    Note to nursing students: DON'T EVER GIVE A MEDICATION THAT YOU DON'T KNOW. TAKE THE TIME TO LOOK IT UP, KNOW WHY IT IS GIVEN FOR YOUR PARTICULAR PATIENT, AND KNOW THE SIDE EFFECTS. YOUR LICENSE (and their lives) ARE IN YOUR HANDS.
    awesome advice susan...

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