Margarita David, DNP, RN, PCCN, CSN
The Best Physical Therapy Influencers to Keep an Eye on in 2023
As the healthcare landscape continues to evolve, clinicians need to stay up-to-date on new research, cutting-edge solutions, and the latest trends to stay competitive in the field. One of the best ways to do this is to follow top influencers in your industry.
Real RN Malpractice Case: I Recorded the Wrong Medication Dosage & Then Learned I Didn’t Have Malpractice Insurance
No one ever wants to think about the mistakes that can happen on the job. However, they do happen. Read about how one nurse came to learn how important having a personal liability insurance plan can be.
A Nurse's Guide to Protecting Yourself During A Nursing Shortage
As a healthcare professional, you understand better than anyone that nursing shortages have reached critical proportions. Every day you live with the reality that healthcare facilities are experiencing less than optimal nurse - to - patient ratios. And it’s exhausting.
Professional Nursing Organizations 101: What to Consider Before You Join
Here’s a list of the most popular organizations and what you should know before joining one (or more).
18 Non-Bedside Nursing Jobs You Might Not Know About
Whether you've lost your job in the pandemic, feeling burned out, or are just looking to pivot your career, here are some great non-bedside options to consider.
Real-Life Malpractice Case: One Registered Dietician Shares Her Experience of Being Sued
This story portrays the real - life experience of an anonymous registered dietician, interviewed by a writer.
OT Malpractice Case: The Mistake That Bankrupt Me
I know what you're thinking, and I can assure you that at the time, it didn't cross my mind that I was doing something wrong. As I assessed the patient, I quickly saw that they were able to complete my checklist of tasks. But I did not assess everything. This is my real story.
I Was Sued for a Wrongful Resuscitation -- This is My Real Story
Do nurses get sued? This is the real story of an RN who was faced with a lawsuit after attempting to resuscitate a DNR patient, who ultimately died. This story tells how she felt her employer handled the case, the malpractice insurance she wished she had, and more lessons learned.
Q&A: How One Nurse Went From the Bedside to Risk Management
Margarita David, DNP, RN, PCCN, caught up with Rebecca De León, BSN, RN, CRMP, to talk about her transition from nursing to working in risk management and what effect this change has had on her career.
“I Was Sued After My Patient Fell & Died Post-Surgery”: One CRNA Shares Lessons Learned After a Malpractice Lawsuit
This story portrays the real-life experience of an anonymous certified registered nurse anesthetist (CRNA), interviewed by a writer.