Informed Consent: Legal Liability Issues

Informed consent is often the basis for negligence claims and physicians are not the only healthcare professionals who can be held liable for negligence is this area.

This program will explain, in general, when and how the duty to ensure that a patient has properly consented to a procedure, can fall on a nurse or other healthcare provider.


After viewing this program the learner will be able to:
  • Define informed consent
  • Describe who must obtain informed consent
  • Explain who can be held liable
  • Cover areas where informed consent is most needed
  • Describe exceptions to the need for informed consent
  • Describe the types of claims that can be brought
Price: $285.00 USD

Product ID: MED024
Media: DVD
Year: 2004
Duration: 22:00 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Legal Aspects of Nursing
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