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Digital Seminar

Limit Legal Liability: Protect Yourself & Your License During a Rapid Response


Speaker:
Cyndi Zarbano, MSN-Ed, CCRN, CMSRN, LNC
Duration:
2 Hours 03 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Nov 10, 2023
Product Code:
POS059638
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

How exciting! As a member of the rapid response team, you step into serious medical complications as they happen and work hard to “Save the Day!” Hemodynamically unstable patients, arrhythmia’s, seizures, chest pain, altered mental status, respiratory failure … Each patient is a puzzle for us to try to decipher and treat. Though the role of rapid response is exciting, it’s also laden with risk. Join Cyndi Zarbano as we explore potential pitfalls and how to avoid them.

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Cyndi Zarbano, MSN-Ed, CCRN, CMSRN, LNC's Profile

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Cyndi Zarbano, MSN-Ed, CCRN, CMSRN, LNC, has been a nurse for nearly 30 years specializing in intensive care. She earned her legal nurse consultant training through the Vickie Milazzo Institute in 2008 and has worked on nearly 250 cases for various boards of nursing. She has worked with attorneys on pre-corrective action and with nurses to meet consultation requirements to fulfill corrective action guidelines.

Additionally, Cyndi has worked as a legal nurse consultant responsible to analyze medical records, determine merit, assist with client interviews, attend medical appointments, locate testing experts, complete chronologies, review billing for accuracy, provide deposition/jury question development, and assist in court strategy development. Cyndi is a renowned national seminar speaker having spoken for numerous companies since 2008, including her own, Clinical Review Consultants. She works for Mayo Clinic in Minnesota continuing her passion for bedside nursing in critical care.

 

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Cynthia Zarbano is the owner of Clinical Review Consultants and has an employment relationship with Mayo Mankato. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Cynthia Zarbano has no relevant non-financial relationships.


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Objectives

  1. Determine how practice acts give direction to help avoid legal risks.
  2. Analyze ethical concepts as they relate to the rapid response role.
  3. Evaluate common documentation errors that increase liability risk during an emergency.

Outline

Limit Legal Liability
  • The rapid response role
  • Exciting, yet fraught with potential risks
  • Liability and potential penalties
  • Quick review of some legal concepts
Understanding Your Limits
  • Important statutes to guide your nursing practice
  • Facility policies
  • Staying within your scope of practice
  • The importance of communication skills
Ethical Concepts & How They Relate to the Rapid Response Role
  • ANA’s Code of Ethics for Nurses
  • Beneficence
  • Nonmalefiscence
  • Respect
  • Veracity
  • Autonomy
  • Accountability
Documentation
  • One of the most important tools to keep you safe!
  • Common errors
  • How much is enough?
  • Documentation tips

Target Audience

  • Nurses 
  • Physicians 
  • Physician Assistants

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