Legal Side of Nursing

Friday, May 23, 2008 13:37

Legal Side of Nursing – The Unintentional Medical Mistakes & Wrongful Prosecution of Nurses, Who’s Responsible? Edie Brous, RN, Esq. Joins Barbara Ficarra on the Next Health in 30 Radio Show to Talk About How This Impacts Nursing & Patient Safety

Edie Brous, RN, Esq., Nurse Attorney

Edie Brous, RN, Esq., Nurse Attorney

Tune in on Friday, May 23rd, Edie Brous, RN, Esq. joins Barbara Ficarra to talk about who’s responsible for the unintentional medical mistakes by nurses and wrongful prosecution. This show will delve into how this impacts nursing and patient safety. If you’re in the New York listening area – Rockland County, NY, set your dial to WRCR AM 1300 Radio Rockland or go online to listen live from 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. EST.

About Edie Brous, RN, Esq.

Ms. Brous is a Nurse Attorney in private practice in New York City where she specializes in professional licensure defense, medical malpractice and nursing advocacy. She has practiced in major litigation law firms representing nurses, physicians, hospitals and pharmaceutical companies. Edie is admitted to practice before the bars of the state courts of New York and New Jersey, the Southern and Eastern Districts of the New York Federal Courts and the United States Supreme Court. She is a member of many bar associations and nursing organizations and serves on the board of directors for The American Association of Nurse Attorneys, the Center for Nursing Advocacy and the National Nursing Network Organization.

Ms. Brous has an extensive clinical and managerial background in OR, Emergency and Critical Care Nursing. In addition to her law degree, she holds masters degrees in Public Health and in Critical Care Nursing from Columbia University. Formerly clinical adjunct faculty at Columbia University, she currently teaches Administrative Law at Mercy College and The Law and Medicine at Hunter College. Ms. Brous has lectured and published extensively on legal issues for nurses and brings a wealth of experience to her seminars.

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