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Adverse Practice Action

Date of Publication:

10/29/2013

Definition:

A limitation on the scope of practice of a non-privileged healthcare provider, including removal from patient care, based upon misconduct, impairment, or lack of professional competence that adversely affects the safe delivery of healthcare.

Source of Definition:

DoD Manual 6025.13: Medical Quality Assurance and Clinical Quality Management in the Military Health System (MHS)

Related Glossary Terms:

Adverse Event | Adverse Privileging Action

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