Senate Bill S1869A amends New York State Public Health Law to allow attending nurse practitioners (NPs) to sign Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) orders and Medical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (MOLST).
MLMIC’s newest online CME-only modules address risk management topics related to physician advertising, telephone triage, electronic health records and voice recognition software.
The texting of medical orders remains a significant concern for patient safety. Among the risks are unintended autocorrection, confusing abbreviations and incomplete orders.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) continues to recommend that a trial of labor after a c-section (TOLAC) be offered only at facilities that have immediately available resources for emergency cesarean deliveries.