Written Discussion On Professional Liability And Medical Malpractice

The Medical Staff Coordinator has again called upon your expertise in the area of healthcare law. You have been asked to provide a written discussion on professional liability and medical malpractice. You are asked to provide the information outlined below and use research (at least two sources) to substantiate your discussion.

Part 1

  • Define liability and malpractice.
  • Summarize the three areas of general liability for which a physician/employer is responsible.

Part 2

  • Discuss medical malpractice prevention and summarize the 4 C’s:
    • Caring
    • Communication
    • Competence
    • Charting
  • Discuss the role and purpose of risk management

Use APA formatting and citation standards. Use at least two (2) scholarly references published within the last 5 years to substantiate your work.