|ADR||Alternative dispute resolution|
|AMA||Against medical advice|
|ANA||American Nurses Association|
|APN||Advanced practice nurse|
|CNS||Clinical nurse specialist|
|DNR||Do not resuscitate|
|HMOs||Health maintenance organizations|
|JCAHO||Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations|
|NCSBN||National Council of State Boards of Nursing|
|NLN||National League for Nursing|
|NPDB||National Practitioner Data Bank|
|PSDA||Patient Self-Determination Act|
|UAP||Unlicensed assistive personnel|
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Publication information: Book title: Nursing Malpractice: Liability and Risk Management. Contributors: Charles C. Sharpe - Author. Publisher: Auburn House. Place of publication: Westport, CT. Publication year: 1999. Page number: xv.
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