1. Define negligence and liability as they apply to healthcare
2. Differentiate between malpractice and negligence
3. Discuss Disciplinary Action Directives
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Assignment Description: You are a chief nursing officer for a 250 bed hospital and you were notified that one of your nursing staff administered an injection to a patient without a physician order. In a 1,500 – 1, 750 word paper explain the actions that you would take immediately and then later in a corrective action plan.
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Possible points: 120