Nursing: Documentation: Are you Leaving Your License at Risk
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About this Course

This course was recorded from a live webinar that was held on 3/9/2022.

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. 

About the Content Reviewer
 
Candace Pierce DNP, RN, CNE, COI, is a nurse leader committed to ensuring nurses are well prepared and offered abundant opportunities and resources needed to enhance their skills acquisition and confidence at the bedside and provide high-quality patient care. With 15 years in nursing, she has worked at the bedside, in management, and in nursing education. She has demonstrated expertise and scholarship in innovation and design thinking in healthcare and education, and collaborative efforts within and outside of healthcare. Scholarship endeavors include funded grants, publications, and presentations. As a leader, Dr. Pierce strives to empower others to create and deploy ideas and embrace their professional roles as leaders, change agents, and problem solvers. In her position as a nurse planner for Colibri Healthcare, LLC, she works with subject matter experts to develop evidence-based best practices in continuing education for nurses and other healthcare professionals.
 
 
Course ID: 63979
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Documentation: Are you Leaving Your License at Risk

15.00
About this Course

This course was recorded from a live webinar that was held on 3/9/2022.

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. 

About the Content Reviewer
 
Candace Pierce DNP, RN, CNE, COI, is a nurse leader committed to ensuring nurses are well prepared and offered abundant opportunities and resources needed to enhance their skills acquisition and confidence at the bedside and provide high-quality patient care. With 15 years in nursing, she has worked at the bedside, in management, and in nursing education. She has demonstrated expertise and scholarship in innovation and design thinking in healthcare and education, and collaborative efforts within and outside of healthcare. Scholarship endeavors include funded grants, publications, and presentations. As a leader, Dr. Pierce strives to empower others to create and deploy ideas and embrace their professional roles as leaders, change agents, and problem solvers. In her position as a nurse planner for Colibri Healthcare, LLC, she works with subject matter experts to develop evidence-based best practices in continuing education for nurses and other healthcare professionals.
 
 
Course ID: 63979