Court case highlights nurses’ duty to follow EMTALA

By | 2022-09-22T11:54:36-04:00 April 19th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Helping a troubled patient If you are an emergency nurse, you practice within the requirements of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act. However, the nurse in the following case made a patient care decision that may have violated EMTALA. (Munoz v. Watsonville Community Hospital, Case No. 15-cv-00932-BLF, United States District Court Northern District of