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But Your Honor...the Nurse Said..., or I Was Only Doing My Job

‐ Sep 22, 2013 8:15am

As nurses and advanced practice nurses, malpractice is one of those ""never"" issues. We certainly do our best to provide optimal care for our patients. What happens when they do not agree? Negligence, malpractice — how does our name as a nurse get tangled up in this foreign world? Listen to the latest trends from research related to malpractice claims against nurses and APNs and how you can best protect yourself against being deposed, the first step in the legal process.

Contact hours available until 9/22/2015.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Speaker(s) have no disclosures to declare.

Conference Committee Disclosures:
Dawn Koonkongsatian – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care
Kristin Larson – Employee, NxStage Medical
Denise Murcek – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care
Beth St. John - Employee, Fresenius Medical Care
Lucy Todd – Employee, Baxter Healthcare
Kyra Trappett – Employee, DaVita

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses’ Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

ANNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 00910.

  • Review terminology of medical malpractice.
  • Explore current hot button malpractice issues for advanced practice nurses.
  • Integrate concepts of risk management through case vignettes.


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