Joint Labor Management: Avoiding Legal Perils in Nursing

On October 25, 2017

From 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Description: This course will expose the nurse to the importance of critical documentation in EHR to prevent and defend a medical malpractice lawsuit. The elements of a medical malpractice lawsuit will be discussed along with common myths that have been perpetual in the nursing world. The critical components of the nursing process and standard of care in documentation will be addressed. Lastly, the role of HIPAA in EHR and social media will be stressed.

Objective: At the completion of this lecture, the participant will be able to:
• Identify the importance of nursing documentation to prevent and defend a medical malpractice lawsuit.
• Describe how the nursing process and standards of care are essential components of documentation in EHR.
• Identify the roles of the nurse as it pertains to: the importance of privacy and HIPAA, EHR, social media and data.

RNs, RNPs and PAs ONLY

More Information: For questions regarding the class or registration please call Elena Wiggins at

CEUs: 7.5 Contact Hours

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Crowne Plaza Hotel
2270 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, CA, United States