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Professional Liability
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Part 1 - Quality Care and Avoiding Liability for Medication Errors
Learning from History
The most frequent lawsuits brought against mental healthcare providers involve claims of sexual misconduct, patient violence, suicide malpractice and medication errors. The specific allegations of error in each of these categories generally repeat themselves from one lawsuit to the next. Thus good risk management includes being aware of the repeating allegations and taking reasonable steps to avoid the same errors.
**This series of articles was originally published in Behavioral Healthcare Magazine which may be accessed from the following link: Click Here

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Part 2 - Quality Care and Avoiding Liability for Medication Errors
Learning from History
As discussed in the first article in this series, lawsuits about medication errors in behavioral healthcare tend to have the same allegations from one case to the next. These allegations fall into the following categories:
**This series of articles was originally published in Behavioral Healthcare Magazine which may be accessed from the following link: Click Here

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Part 3 - Quality Care and Avoiding Liability for Medication Errors
Learning from History
As discussed in the first article in this series, lawsuits about medication errors in behavioral healthcare tend to have the same allegations from one case to the next. These allegations fall into the following categories:
**This series of articles was originally published in Behavioral Healthcare Magazine which may be accessed from the following link: Click Here

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The 2 Most Important Risk Management Techniques
When Treating Violent Mental Health Patients
Violent and potentially violent mental health patients present a unique risk in the mental health care setting. If undeterred they can seriously injure or kill themselves, other patients, members of the general public and healthcare staff. The possible range of violent incidents includes those that are truly shocking beyond all bounds of the comprehensible. Some incidents attract extraordinary media attention. This kind of attention is likely to alter the character of judicial proceedings to the detriment of an accused professional.
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