A nurse was found guilty of gross neglect and negligent homicide in Tennessee. This case has been closely watched by medical professionals, because it may set a new precedent for criminalizing medical mistakes. Guests David Brushwood and Jake Galdo join the podcast to try and make sense of this sensational news.
This case may change the way in which medical mistakes are handled internally and at a legal level.
00:00 – Introductions
01:45 – The Case
15:41 – Just Culture & Legality
15:55 – Avoiding & Navigating Errors
26:20 – Closing Remarks
Geoff Wall, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, CGP
Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Drake University
Internal Medicine/Critical Care, UnityPoint Health
David B. Brushwood, R.Ph, J.D.
Senior Lecturer, The University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy
Pharmacy Law Content Developer, CEimpact
John A. Galdo, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, BCGP (Jake)
Course Content and Developer, CEimpact
Pharmacist, Ross Bridge Pharmacy
CEO, Seguridad, Inc
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Continuing Education Information:
1. Discuss how valid a legal case details from news agencies.
2. Describe how to support a culture of safety within healthcare practice
Drs. Brushwood and Galdo have nothing to disclose.
All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.
0.05 CEU | 0.5 Hrs
ACPE UAN: 0107-0000-22-192-H03-P
Initial release date: 05/02/2022
Expiration date: 05/02/2023
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