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Canadian Nurses Protective Society 


Go to the CNPS website InfoLAW page to access Information sheets on a large variety of topics, including but not limited to:

  • Confidentiality of Health Information
  • Consent to Treatment: The Role of the Nurse
  • Considerations for Providing Cosmetic Services
  • Delegation to Other Health Care Workers
  • Emergency Room Closures
  • Legal Risks in Nursing
  • Legal Risks of Email – Part 1, Privacy Concerns
  • Legal Risks of Email – Part 2, Practical Considerations
  • Legal Status of an Apology
  • Medication Errors
  • Mobile Devices in the Workplace
  • Privacy and Electronic Medical Records
  • Quality Documentation, Your Best Defence
  • Reporting and Disclosure of Adverse Events
  • Social Media
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