This article discusses about the legal consequences of the delegation of medical authority by doctors to nurses. The delegation of medical authority is an important part of the development of clinical care in order to improve the public health in the midst of various limitations of medical personnel along with the inequality of its distribution urging the right skills of delegates. The rise of verbal delegation, unclear authority limits that can be delegated, the uncertainty when a delegation of authority is still a complex legal issue in the midst of the need for delegation of medical authority in Indonesia. The type of this study was a doctrinal research with the legal approach. The used sources of legal material were primary legal materials and secondary legal materials. The technique of collecting data was a literature study and analyzed based on the interactive model with the deductive pattern. The result of the study showed that the delegation of medical authority occurred in the legal relationship of nurses-doctors both through law and agreement and caused the legal consequences that could be reviewed based on administrative law, civil law and criminal law.
Tarsianus Golo, Widodo Tresno Novianto, Isharyanto. Legal consequences in the delegation of medical authority to nurses: the Indonesian legal perspective. International Journal of Law, Volume 5, Issue 3, 2019, Pages 121-128