N629_(6) - Cooper Ch.2 Legal and Ethical Aspects of Nursing...

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Cooper Ch.2: Legal and Ethical Aspects of Nursing Insurance - Professional liability insurance: employers carry insurance for their facilities that provides insurance to employees - Two types of policies - Claims-made policy: provides protection when claim for nursing or negligence is made while policy is in force - Occurrence-basis policy: protects against claims made about events that occurred during the policy period or extended coverage period - Disciplinary defense insurance: provides nurse with listed items if nurse is brought before LPN/LVN board

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