Wrongful Death by Howard Carpenter on Behalf of Wilma Carpenter, Deceased (Essay Sample)

Direction:

Look at the legal malpractice case study. Describe the case and discuss the standard of care that the parties will be held to in this case. How will the standards of care and the Nurse Practice Act be applied in a court of law if the case is sued?

1 page apa format, 6th edition. 3 references

Case Study: Wrongful Death by Howard Carpenter on Behalf of Wilma Carpenter, Deceased

People Involved in Case:

Mrs. Wilma Carpenter — patient, deceased

Mr. Howard Carpenter — husband and plaintiff in wrongful death suit

Mrs. Scale, RN, MS — nursing supervisor

Elizabeth Adelman, RN — recovery room nurse

Richard Washington, MD — orthopedic surgeon

Judy Gouda, RN, NP

Joseph Alsoff, LPN — post-surgical unit nurse

Kelly Wheeler, RN — post-surgical unit nurse

David Casler, LRT

Susan Post, JD — risk manager

Amy Green — quality assurance

Michael Parks, RN, MS, CNS — education coordinator

 

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