In order to avoid liability for malpractice and negligence, both nurses and administrators should be held accountable. In one sense, it is the responsibility of nurses to make sure that any paperwork they fill out correctly can protect them from future lawsuits. They should also be familiar with the relevant rules and regulations that govern their profession so they adhere to them.
Administrators should also promote a culture that encourages proper documentation, and provide the necessary resources like software or training materials as needed. In addition, administrators may have to enforce policy-related documentation so that staff adheres.
It is important that nurses and administrators keep accurate records for every medical service they provide. By doing so – healthcare providers are better able protect themselves from any unnecessary legal issues while still providing quality care those who come under their care regardless situation which might arise.