Due to the nature of nursing practice, the legal matters in which the nurse may most often be involved are: Disclosure of secrets: This is a serious crime and refers to the disclosure of confidential information entrusted to the nurse by the patient (title ninth). Nurses, who are distinguished by being the human group within the health organization who have made the greatest efforts to adapt to the new product of care requested by the population, in accordance with the objectives of the current health system, WHO guidelines and even the new training plan and objectives of nursing practice, Taking into account the current scientific principles in Observe the daily practice between astonishment and confusion, how the expansion of their sphere of competence and the development of new activities in an autonomous and scientific way lead to an increase in the demands and processes of users, instead of the expected appreciation and, according to their logic, the increased appreciation, consideration and recognition by the population for their professionalism and the quality of services provided. Legal liability indicates who must respond to the fulfillment or breach of such an obligation. For example, the nurse has a duty not to do harm, and if she does not comply, she commits an illegal act, so she is responsible for the damages and must pay for it. Civil liability is therefore the obligation to compensate for damage caused by an unlawful act or a risk created. Lie: refers to the lack of veracity in the processing of data, information, documents or statements to an authority (Article 246). However, this does not mean that you simply have to read what is recorded in your interview notes, because the naturalness inherent in this type of testing would lose all its essence. On many occasions, judges don`t even allow him to check his medical history because they want to hear from him the spontaneity with which he recounts what happened. With this in mind, it is important that before you go to a hearing to testify, you have studied your files and keep them in mind in case the judge refuses to see a document. Often, at the end of her testimony, they allow her to withdraw virtually or in person from the hearing and she is no longer contacted; However, in some cases, the judge may, in his or her same capacity (as a witness), again request a subpoena to testify on additional matters or clarify any doubts that the interrogator subsequently raised, and at that time he or she must leave to address those concerns. Her responsibilities include providing comprehensive patient care, coordinating their work with other professionals, providing the patient with complete, clear and detailed information and, after obtaining informed consent.
However, remember that all information received is given special protection and that you must respect the professional secrecy that helps you. Likewise, in the provision of quality care, always as a guarantee of means, not results, the prescription of drugs for which it is approved, or the confirmation of the prescription ordered by the specialist in the medical history. However, it is important that you exercise caution in your language, expression or documented records, as disqualifying your colleagues or supervisors is a serious offence that may result in sanctions. A disciplined, legally motivated and prudent practice reduces the legal risk for the caregiver. The Internet address where all official Mexican sanitary standards can be found is: www.ssa.gob.mx. Therefore, and in order to better understand the concept below, we mention the types of responsibilities that all nurses have in the practice of their profession, in order to always be well informed and to be able to prevent complaints, complaints or blackmail. • Responsibility for one`s own actions: Everyone is responsible for their own behavior.  Article 442 of the Criminal Code. Misrepresentation. Anyone who does not tell the truth or the street, in whole or in part, in judicial or administrative proceedings before a competent authority by virtue of the seriousness of the oath, shall be punished by imprisonment of six (6) to twelve (12) years.  “Section 208. Everyone has the duty to make the requested declaration, except in the cases provided for by law.
It is recommended to read article 218 of the CGP, where you can find the consequences of the absence of the witness. Usurpation of the profession: it applies to cases where, without holding a professional title and a professional licence to practise a regulated profession, it attributes the character of a profession, performs acts of that profession and offers its services to the public for profit (Article 250). Suspension of persons: refers to the non-care of persons who are unable to take care of themselves (children, the elderly, etc. or sick) who are obliged to take care of them (Article 335).