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Digital Seminar

Digital Legal Matters to Make or Break Your Nursing Career

Jaimee Gerrie, MSN, BSN, RN, LNC, CPPS, NCPMT
2 Hours 01 Minutes
Audio and Video
Aug 25, 2023
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Jaimee Gerrie, MSN, BSN, RN, LNC, CPPS, NCPMT is a Legal Nurse Consultant, expert, and mediator working with attorneys and health care organizations on medically related cases. She has experience as a testifying and non-testifying expert witness in relation to the standard of nursing practice. Jaimee has a passion for helping nurses reduce liability in their professional practice, which is why she has put together this program to help share her insights regarding technology related missteps that other nurses have made. Join Jaimee to take away key information so you are able to safely avoid digital technology legal and regulatory pitfalls in practice.


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Jaimee Gerrie, MSN, BSN, RN, LNC, CPPS, NCPMT's Profile

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Jaimee Gerrie, MSN, BSN, RN, LNC, CPPS, NCPMT, has been a registered nurse for almost 30 years. She is the Principal Agent of UPvision Consulting, LLC and UPvision Mediation and Training. She provides comprehensive legal nurse services, expert services, and alternative dispute resolution services, for attorneys and health care organizations with medically related cases. Jaimee is a full time Associate Professor of Nursing for Lake Superior State University (LSSU) and the Program Director for LSSU’s Post Baccalaureate Rural Nurse Residency Program. This program is a fully virtual program utilizing digital technology such as virtual reality to educate new graduates and improve transition to practice in rural health care settings. 

Jaimee earned her MSN with an emphasis in Nursing Management and Leadership from Walden University and a Certificate in Legal Nurse Consulting from Brighton College. She currently maintains national certification as a professional in patient safety from the Institute of Health Care Improvement and in mediation through the National Association of Certified Mediators. She is also certified to teach others who want to become mediators.  

Jaimee is a member of the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants (AALNC), serving two consecutive years on the Annual Forum Planning Committee and one year as the Report Writing SIG chair. She is a member of the American Nurses Association serving two years as a Political Action Committee Board of Trustee, and now currently serving her Michigan State Chapter on the Nursing Policy Committee. Jaimee is also a long-standing member of the Michigan Nursing Action Coalition Leadership Committee. Jaimee also maintains membership in several other organizations such as Sigma Theta Tau International, the American Association of Nurse Attorney’s (TAANA), the State Bar of Michigan- Associate member, Michigan Defense Trial Counsel, AALNC- Orlando Chapter, and the National Association of Certified Mediators.  

Jaimee is an experienced speaker and presenter at the local, state, and national levels. She is also a published book, book chapter, and journal article author in nursing leadership, legal nurse consulting, and scopes of nursing practice. Jaimee presents passion for her subject and strives to engage the audience in an engaging learning experience presenting relevant information and tools that can be immediately applied in practice.


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Jaimee Gerrie has an employment relationship with Lake Superior State University. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Jaimee Gerrie is a member of the American Academy of Legal Nurse Consultants, the National Association of Certified Mediators, the American Society of Professionals in Patient Safety, the American Nurses Association, and the American Nurses Association of Michigan.

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  1. Evaluate various forms of digital technologies that are used in nursing practice.
  2. Analyze legal and regulatory issues emerging from the use of technology in nursing practice.
  3. Determine digital skills needed to avoid legal and regulatory pitfalls in nursing practice.
  4. Explain how nursing standards apply to the use of digital technology.


Digital Technologies in Nursing Practice
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Virtual Reality
  • Robots
  • Monitoring Systems
  • Telemedicine
  • Reporting Systems
  • Social Media
  • Automated Cabinetry
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Sensors, alarms, and ambient technologies
  • Everyday Technology such as cell phones, emails, apps
  • Simulation
Legal and Regulatory Issues Emerging From the Use of Technology in Nursing Practice
  • Data Privacy and Confidentiality
  • Nursing and Care Documentation
  • Quality and Reliability
  • Injuries: Patients and Staff
  • Fraud
  • Reimbursement and Payment
  • Digital Literacy
  • Access: Broad Ban
  • Barriers to practice
  • Nursing Education
Digital Skills Needed to Avoid Legal and Regulatory Pitfalls
  • Data Entry
  • Analytical Ability
  • Clinical Judgment
  • Computer literacy
  • Attention to Detail
  • Knowledge of Policy and Regulations
  • Problem Solving
  • Equipment Management
  • Safety and Quality Standards
  • Nursing Process
How Nursing Standards Apply to the Use of Digital Technology
  • Where to locate standards
  • ANA Scopes and Standards of Practice
    • Assessment
    • Diagnosis
    • Outcome Identification
    • Planning
    • Implementation – Coordination of Care & Health Teaching
      • Evaluation
      • Ethics
      • Advocacy
      • Collaboration
      • Leadership
      • Education
      • Scholarly Inquiry
      • Quality of Practice

Target Audience

  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners 


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