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Athletic Trainer

Ethical Awareness 203
The Law of Health Care Malpractice


  • List the external and internal factors affecting the exposure to malpractice liability
  • Describe the legal basis for imposing malpractice liability of a patient injury
  • Define the concept of abandonment
  • Outline the four elements needed to prove malpractice
  • Compare and contrast ordinary negligence versus professional negligence
  • Explain vicarious liability
  • Summarize defenses to malpractice actions
  • Describe the importance of patient care documentation

Richard Saporito, DC

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