As the department head of the Risk Management Department at Lincoln Terrace Community Hospital, you are responsible for providing training for all newly hired employees and in-service training for current staff. After recent, negative publicity of Lincoln Terrace Community Hospital in the community’s newspaper, the chief executive officer requests immediate training. You are informed that not all staff members are familiar with the legal, ethical, and regulatory terms associated with healthcare issues. You are asked to research a healthcare case that involves an unintentional medical tort and respond to the following bullets:
o a. Plaintiff
o b. Defendant
o Duty of care
o Dereliction (Breach of duty of care)
o Direct Cause
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