Did the Pt. have a "do not resuscitate" order? If not, someone's family is going to get paid. The "nurse" needs to loose her license if there was no DNR.
One hospital I worked at required we call 911 if someone went down for any reason. Risk managers and lawyers are like mass murderers in that trying to figure them out would likely drive you insane.
Malo periculosam libertatem quam quietum servitium. - I prefer liberty with danger to peace with slavery.