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
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.
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The presentation will focus on providing strategies for advanced practice nurses to defend their professional license.
Violence or abuse experienced in the workplace is a critical issue that many organizations face. Nurses are at increased risk for experiencing workplace violence due to their close contact with patients as well as working in an occupational environment marked by stress and burnout. It is imperative that nurses be well educated and fully informed as they deal with this daunting topic.
Medical malpractice claims may be asserted against any healthcare practitioner, including nurses. This case involves an independently contracted registered nurse who provided nursing consultation to a residential facility that cared for adults with mild to moderate mental health issues (besides substance abuse).