Defending Your License: Strategies for Nursing Professionals

According to the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB), in 2017, there were more adverse actions taken against nursing licenses in the U.S. compared to malpractice claims.  The presentation will focus on providing strategies for nursing professionals to defend their professional license.  A general overview of the way nurses can become involved in the legal system will be expanded to discuss the disciplinary process, role of nursing boards and duties, responsibilities and rights of nurses in the process.


When: July 11, 2019

Time: 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET

Overview:

According to the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB), in 2017, there were more adverse actions taken against nursing licenses in the U.S. compared to malpractice claims.  The presentation will focus on providing strategies for nursing professionals to defend their professional license.  A general overview of the way nurses can become involved in the legal system will be expanded to discuss the disciplinary process, role of nursing boards and duties, responsibilities and rights of nurses in the process.


Objectives:

  • Understand the role and authority of State Boards of Nursing and regulatory agencies.
  • Describe the license discipline process and potential outcomes. 
  • Discuss possible outcomes of the disciplinary process, along with strategies to proactively protect your license. 


Speaker Information:

  • Jennifer Flynn, CPHRM, Risk Manager, Nurses Service Organization (NSO)
  • Susan A. Wagener, BSN, JD, HeplerBroom, LLC


In order to earn CE credit for this event: Participants must (1) register, (2) attend the entire live event on 7/11/19 at 2pm ET, and (3) complete the post event survey evaluation. Only those who meet these requirements will be issued a certificate of completion. It is the responsibility of the participant to make accommodations for time zone. Continuing education credit is only available for those who attend the live event.



Topics:

#CE #License Protection #Nurses #Risk Management


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