What is Nursing Malpractice Insurance?
Medical malpractice insurance isn't just for physicians and surgeons, for nurses also can be named in malpractice liability suits. Purchasing nursing malpractice insurance is one way that nurses in Vermont can help protect themselves from this potential risk.
Nursing malpractice insurance is a specialized professional liability insurance that’s uniquely designed to help protect nurses. Since this is such a specialized coverage, nurses generally should work with an insurance agent who’s familiar with this particular type of coverage when selecting a policy.
Who in Vermont is Nurse Insurance Right For?
Most nurses working in Vermont can benefit from the protections that nurse insurance provides. Nurses at all levels may want to consider purchasing this coverage, including:
- Licensed practical nurses (LPNs)
- Registered nurses (RNs)
- Nurse Practitioners (NPs)
Moreover, nurses may need coverage regardless of their academic degree, specialty or work environment. Emergency room, intensive care unit and cardiac nurses might all need coverage, as may nurses who work in assisted living facilities, doctors offices, clinics or almost any other setting.