Why CPR Trainers and Health & Safety Educators Need Professional Liability Insurance

health and safety institute

Lockton Affinity has partnered with an outstanding group of professional organizations to create Professional Liability Insurance programs for their members. One of these organizations is the Health & Safety Institute, known as HSI. HSI is a world leader in emergency response, care and safety training and has achieved some astounding success in their 36 year

affordable care act and health care workers

While serving as Secretary of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius encouraged nurses to educate people about the Affordable Care Act and the difference that having health insurance can make on a person’s health. “Nurses play a critical and important role in these efforts,” said Sebelius. “You know from your firsthand experience how important health

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Nurse sleeping on train

It’s very common for nurses to work long or rotating shifts, often at odd hours, which can lead to frequent sleepiness and fatigue. Getting insufficient sleep has many adverse effects on mood, job performance and motivation, and it can compromise your safety and that of your patients. While nothing can take the place of a

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qualities of a good medical director

Medical Directors function in a multifaceted capacity, spearheading key aspects of a medical practice’s operations. Their work includes implementing policies and procedures, managing expectations of a medical staff, overseeing patient care and acting as a liaison between medical personnel and facility administrators, among others. It’s a role that matches advanced clinical knowledge with management and

What to expect in trial preparation and testimony

Our series on understanding the claim process is intended to give you a basic knowledge of the legal process and guidance that can help you if you find yourself in a position of defending a malpractice claim. In Part 5 of our series, we discuss what to expect when preparing for trial and testimony. Part

what to expect when giving a deposition

Our series on understanding the claim process is intended to give you a basic knowledge of the legal process and guidance that can help you if you find yourself in a position of defending a malpractice claim. In Part 4 of our series, we discuss what to expect when giving a deposition. Part 4: What

the disovery process

The legal process is complex and can be difficult to understand. This series of articles is intended to give you a basic knowledge of how the process works so that if you’re ever faced with a malpractice claim, you will be better able to approach the situation. In Part 3 of our series, we discuss

lawyer-representation

The legal process is complex and can be difficult to understand. This series of articles is intended to give you a basic knowledge of how the liability claim process works so that if you’re ever faced with a malpractice claim, you will be better able to approach the situation. In Part 2 of our series,

Professional Liability Claim Process

The legal process is complex and can be difficult to understand. This series of articles is intended to give you a basic knowledge of the Professional Liability Claim process so that if you’re ever faced with a malpractice claim, you will be better equipped to handle the situation. Part 1: License/Certification Scrutiny Being named in

continuing medical educaiton

Becoming a physician, nurse or other health care specialist requires many years of education. But the learning doesn’t stop once a license and board certification have been earned and practice begins—learning continues by way of continued medical education, or CME. CME is crucial to the prosperity of health care providers—it allows a practitioner to learn

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