Documentation: Are you Leaving Your License at Risk


About the Course
This webinar will provide a brief overview of nursing documentation, including practical techniques and potential legal consequences. Real-life scenarios will be presented that demonstrate how documentation can support or negate the patient care provided. 

Learning Outcomes
Upon the completion of this webinar, the learner will be able to:

  • Identify characteristics of effective written communication.
  • Describe common nursing actions and documentation that can contribute to legal consequences.
  • Discuss at least two measures that reduce risk for legal consequences.

About the Presenter
Kim Maryniak, PhD, RNC-NIC, NEA-BC, has over 32 years of nursing experience in medical/surgical, psychiatry, pediatrics, progressive care, and adult and neonatal intensive care.  She has been a staff nurse, charge nurse, educator, instructor, manager, director, and chief nursing officer. Kim graduated with a nursing diploma from Foothills Hospital School of Nursing in Calgary, Alberta, in 1989.  She achieved her Bachelor in Nursing through Athabasca University, Alberta, in 2000, her Master of Science in Nursing through University of Phoenix in 2005, and her Ph.D. in Nursing through University of Phoenix in 2018.  Kim is certified in Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing and as a Nurse Executive. 

Resolution of Conflict of Interest
Colibri Healthcare, LLC implemented mechanisms prior to the planning and implementation of the continuing education activity, to identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control content of the course activity.

Sponsorship/Commercial Support and Non-Endorsement.
It is the policy of Colibri Healthcare, LLC not to accept commercial support. Furthermore, commercial interests are prohibited from distributing or providing access to this activity to learners.

The information provided in this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.
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Course ID: 63979