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Legal Risks for Nurses: Learn from Real-Life Mistakes

OUTLINE

Nursing Liability and Negligence

Nurse Practice Acts

Common Errors and Claims Staffing

What should you do if you make an error?

Should you buy malpractice insurance?

Documentation

Confidentiality

Informed Consent

Boards of Nursing

Nurse Whistleblower Protection Laws

OBJECTIVES

  1. Analyze common errors and claims against nurses.
  2. Explore some of the steps a nurse can take to help avoid claims.
  3. Breakdown the laws on documentation and rules of good charting.
  4. Investigate the new nurse rules on social media.
  5. Determine who can provide informed consent.
  6. Evaluate issues pertinent to Advanced Directives and End of Life care.
  7. Exploit my rights if the Nursing Board takes action against my license.
  8. Dissect employment laws and Nurse Whistleblower Protections.

Program Information

Outline

Nursing Liability and Negligence

Nurse Practice Acts

Common Errors and Claims Staffing

What should you do if you make an error?

Should you buy malpractice insurance?

Documentation

Confidentiality

Informed Consent

Boards of Nursing

Nurse Whistleblower Protection Laws

 

Objectives

  1. Analyze common errors and claims against nurses.
  2. Explore some of the steps a nurse can take to help avoid claims.
  3. Breakdown the laws on documentation and rules of good charting.
  4. Investigate the new nurse rules on social media.
  5. Determine who can provide informed consent.
  6. Evaluate issues pertinent to Advanced Directives and End of Life care.
  7. Exploit my rights if the Nursing Board takes action against my license.
  8. Dissect employment laws and Nurse Whistleblower Protections.

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Copyright : 05/16/2017

Practical Ethics: Addressing the Real-Life Challenges Confronting Healthcare Professionals

OUTLINE

What are Your Values?

Health-Care Ethics

Ethics Committees

Ethical Foundations

Ethical Principles

Ethical Decision-Making: A Toolkit for Practice

The Most Controversial Cases

Dealing with Ethical Dilemmas: Decision-Making Team Practice

Exercising Ethical Leadership

OBJECTIVES

  1. Determine scenarios that benefit from ethics committee involvement.
  2. Investigate ethical insights to clinical and workplace scenarios.
  3. Apply a variety of ethical decision-making tools to analyze complex patient/family dilemmas.
  4. Integrate knowledge from precedent-setting ethical cases into current decision-making.
  5. Critique current ethical cases utilizing sound ethical principles.
  6. Dissect potential ethical dilemmas arising from technological advances now and in the future.
  7. Incorporate a variety of “ethical tools” into a practical, usable, and easily accessible ethical toolkit.

Program Information

Outline

What are Your Values?

Health-Care Ethics

Ethics Committees

Ethical Foundations

Ethical Principles

Ethical Decision-Making: A Toolkit for Practice

The Most Controversial Cases

Dealing with Ethical Dilemmas: Decision-Making Team Practice

Exercising Ethical Leadership

 

Objectives

  1. Determine scenarios that benefit from ethics committee involvement.
  2. Investigate ethical insights to clinical and workplace scenarios.
  3. Apply a variety of ethical decision-making tools to analyze complex patient/family dilemmas.
  4. Integrate knowledge from precedent-setting ethical cases into current decision-making.
  5. Critique current ethical cases utilizing sound ethical principles.
  6. Dissect potential ethical dilemmas arising from technological advances now and in the future.
  7. Incorporate a variety of “ethical tools” into a practical, usable, and easily accessible ethical toolkit.

Copyright : 01/27/2016