You have a duty to the organization you are doing contract work with and a duty to your patients to keep the information confidential. If there is a suspicion that you accessed charts or information inappropriately the Hospital will be held accountable under HIPAA and you could face disciplinary...Read more »
I am an RN certified in Botox and derma filler injections. I aware that injections must be supervised by an MD/DO. My question is does the doctor have to be physically present for a nurse to do injections or can he be within a certain distance and accessible by phone? Is there a regulation that you... Read more »
Hi, I am not a lawyer in PA. I will say that here in Texas delegation really depends on state statutes. I'd check out your scope of practice laws in Pennsylvania. Certainly tele-medicine is a thing but some states have distance requirements when physicians delegate tasks. Also, are you a...Read more »
So after 5 years of being together my boyfriend and I are getting married. So my question is I will have about 5 1/2 months after we get married until my nursing license ( i am a RN) needs to be renewed. What do I do? Renew right after my name change, work under my maiden name until the time I need... Read more »
I am not a Wisc attorney so I am not familiar with their statutes. Generally speaking, you can keep your maiden name on all documents or change your license. Its really a preference thing. Some people prefer the names on all their licenses and degrees to match.
An NP posted she had injected 20 units of Botox to me on Yelp's website in response to my review questioning her bedside manner (which was false according to my receipt I actually purchased 40 units) and disfigured my eyebrows causing me to be subject to ridicule and depression as there is no... Read more »
This becomes dicey. What was the information you posted on yelp? If you posted about her care she may respond. She may not mention the type of care you received..ie services rendered if you never mentioned what work you had done.
What is the responsibility of an employer who did not attempt to prevent racial discrimination in the workplace, after several complaints from an employee, for discrimination against him, which eventually turned into physical abuse against him, and when he defended himself, he was fired along with... Read more »
An employer is responsible for appropriately responding to incidents of racial discrimination. It is advisable, however, to contact a lawyer soon after realizing your complaints are not getting addressed appropriately. What type of worker were you? How soon were you fired after making complaints?...Read more »
I recently applied at a company and coincidentally knew an individual that worked there, who gave me an initial recommendation. However an individual at my PREVIOUS employer knew the hiring manager there and stated false, incorrect statements about my character, which caused me to not even get an... Read more »
In Texas, stated specifically that I wasn't willing to move before employment. I received no special knowledge or benefit for non compete, the knowledge is generally known. I cannot work within 50 miles from or within year after leaving my employer. My question is, if I am forced to move to... Read more »
Hello, I would suggest having a Texas lawyer review your entire agreement. Non-competes in Texas are enforceable under certain circumstances. 50 miles seems like a huge area but I would need to see the whole agreement to really answer this question.
Hello, Doctors involved in the treatment of care may share PHI, or protected health information with each other in order to provide the best quality of care to patients. Unless you signed a waiver of some sort physicians may share information regarding their patients to other physicians treating...Read more »
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