Legal Aspects of Nursing Documentation: How Well Would Your Documentation Hold up in Court?

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*Registration payment includes Credit Cards and Interfund Transfers ONLY.

Target Audience

RNs, LPNs, and any healthcare professional who performs patient documentation

Description

This program will acquaint the learner with legal issues related to documentation in the practice of nursing. An overview of nursing law regarding practice and legal requirements of nursing documentation methods will be comprehensively addressed. Case studies of actual litigation containing examples of legally defensible documentation and legally indefensible documentation will be carefully examined.

This program is jointly provided with Southern Regional AHEC.

Learning Outcome
Participants will have enhanced knowledge and confidence regarding nursing documentation.

About the Speaker
Pam Collins, RN, MSN, CMSRN, RN-MEDSURG BC, NPD-BC
Pam has 40 years of varied nursing experiences that include administration/management, education, and work as an education and legal consultant. While Pam currently works as an Independent Consultant, she maintains her skills by working for a healthcare system in Charlotte, NC. Pam is dually certified in medical-surgical nursing from the American Nurses Credentialing Center and the Academy of Medical Surgical Nurses and is also certified in Nursing Professional Development. Pam has extensive experience with the legal aspects of nursing practice and has served as a consultant and expert witness for medical-surgical related cases involving nurses.

Live Webinar Information
This Live Webinar will be broadcast with Zoom. Instructions to join the Live Webinar will be emailed prior to the event. You can test your computer by going to the Zoom Test Page

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Objectives

  • Identify common pitfalls in nursing documentation.
  • Discuss strategies for writing concise, accurate nurses notes.
  • Explore strategies for documenting defensively.
  • Discuss how to document high-risk conversation and difficult situations.
  • Compare and contrast different documentation methods.
  • Recognize the legal implications of nursing documentation.

Contact

Kimberly Schnitzler MSN, RN, 704 512 2321

Sessions

Status
Open
Presenter(s)
Pam Collins MSN, CMSRN, NPD-BC
Date(s)
Mar 7, 2024
Time
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Check-In Time
7:30 AM
Credit
6.00 - Nursing Contact Hours
6.00 - RN Refresher Clinical Hour Option
Location
Live Webinar
Room
Zoom
Details
Status
Open
Date(s)
Mar 7, 2024
Time
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Location
Live Webinar
Room
Zoom
Fees
$115.00
Registration Fee.
$105.00
Group Registration Discount for a group of 3 or more participants. Please May Cheung at may.cheung@atriumhealth.org
$0.00
RN Refresher Students
Credits
6.00
Nursing Contact Hours
6.00
RN Refresher Clinical Hour Option