Duty to supervise: court faults RN for failing to follow up on LPN's vitals.

Position:Registered nurse - Licensed practical nurses - Brief article
 
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The case was very complicated legally. The RN was a US Veterans Hospital employee and the LPN came from a private-sector nursing personnel agency.

The US District Court for the District of Colorado ruled that an RN supervising an LPN has to monitor the vital signs being obtained and has to follow up with an assessment when the temperature...

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