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Legal Risk for Nurses

Legal Risk for Nurses

Legal Risk for Nurses

Laurie Elston, BSN, JD
Laurie Elston, BSN, JD
on behalf of Pesi HealthCare

$200.00 $ 200.00 $ 200.00

$200.00 $ 200.00 $ 200.00

$ 200.00 $ 200.00 $ 200.00
$ 200.00 $ 200.00 $ 200.00
Normal Price: $200.00 $200.00

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Launch date: 08 Sep 2018
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Last updated: 05 Dec 2018

Reference: 189394

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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

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Learn from actual trial videos What are the most frequent charges brought against nurses? Deposition tips every nurse should know Are you liable for the staff you supervise? What you need to do to make sure your charting stands up in court Are you up-to-date on the new nurse social media rules? Should you purchase malpractice insurance – or not? Protect your patient, yourself & your license Regardless of the setting you currently practice in as a nurse, you need to have a clear understanding of your legal and ethical responsibilities. Protecting yourself personally and professionally can be a frightening thought. We’ve all heard the worst case scenarios.… This seminar will prepare you to evaluate risky situations so that you can immediately take the right steps to prevent unnecessary negative outcomes. Nurse Attorney, Laurie Elston, RN, BSN, JD, will explain current nursing laws and present over 20 cases that illustrate how these laws are applied, including: Nursing Practice Acts and Standards of Care: Nurse Practice Acts and specialty organization standards. Watch actual trial video! Staffing and Supervision Issues: RN liability when supervising others. Are you liable for the staff you supervise? Risk Management: Ways to reduce errors and avoid claims and lawsuits. Deposition tips every nurse should know. Watch real nurses giving depositions. Documentation: What the law requires. How to avoid problems when charting in an EHR. Would your charting stand up in court? Informed Consent: Who can consent. Advanced Directives. Confidentiality: HIPAA myths. New nurse social media rules by ANA and NCSBN. Nursing Boards: Know your rights - and how to protect your license.

Objectives

Analyze common errors and claims against nurses.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to analyze common errors and claims against nurses.
Explore some of the steps a nurse can take to help avoid claims.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to explore some of the steps a nurse can take to help avoid claims.
Breakdown the laws on documentation and rules of good charting.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to breakdown the laws on documentation and rules of good charting.
Investigate the new nurse rules on social media.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to investigate the new nurse rules on social media.
Determine who can provide informed consent.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to determine who can provide informed consent.
Evaluate issues pertinent to Advanced Directives and End of Life care.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to evaluate issues pertinent to Advanced Directives and End of Life care.
Exploit my rights if the Nursing Board takes action against my license.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to exploit my rights if the Nursing Board takes action against my license.
Dissect employment laws and Nurse Whistleblower Protections.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to dissect employment laws and Nurse Whistleblower Protections.
Laurie Elston, BSN, JD

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Laurie Elston, BSN, JD
on behalf of Pesi HealthCare

Laurie Elston, BSN, JD, is a Nurse Attorney with over 20 years of experience as an attorney. She received her Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from Gonzaga University, and was on Law Review. She has represented health care providers in malpractice and disciplinary cases throughout her career. She has also been a Municipal Court Judge Pro Tem. She has been licensed as an attorney in both California and Washington. Laurie maintains an active law practice: www.NursingLawCenter.com. Prior to becoming an attorney, she obtained a BSN and worked as a registered nurse for over seven years in a large acute care medical center. During this time, she also worked as an assistant head nurse and charge nurse. Since becoming an attorney, she has taught tort law at the University of Washington. She currently teaches Nursing Law classes across the country for groups and institutions. In addition, she teaches a Legal Nurse Consulting Training Course nationwide, and on DVD for home study. She is a frequent lecturer on medical-legal topics. Speaker Disclosures: Financial: Laurie Elston maintains a private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. Nonfinancial: Laurie Elston is a member of the California State Bar Association; the Washington State Bar Association; and the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • 6.25 Hours
  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 6.00 Hours
  • Iowa Board of Nursing (IBON)
  • 7.50 Hours

Faculty and Disclosures

No relevant financial relationships, No relevant financial relationships

No relevant financial relationships, No relevant financial relationships

No relevant financial relationships

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