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311 - Medical Malpractice in 2023: The Rules Have Changed

‐ May 10, 2023 9:30am

Credits: None available.

As a result of the 2022 jury verdict and subsequent sentencing of a 3-year probation period for Nurse RaDonda Vaught, healthcare professionals have entered into a new era of practice where in addition to medical malpractice liability, criminal charges with possible incarceration may become a reality. This session offers the nephrology nurse insight into how to proactively protect one's practice and license from potential criminal liability.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 5/10/2025.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Disclosure of relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies (planners, faculty/speakers, reviewers):

Planning Committee Disclosures:

Christine Corbett, DNP, FNP-BC, CNN-NP, FNKF – Consultant/Speakers Bureau for GSK Anemia.
Leah Foster Smith, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, CNN-NP, FNKF – Owner and Chief Education Officer for Interactive Nephrology

There are no other Planning Committee disclosures to declare.

Speaker Disclosures:
Kristin Larson, MSN, RN, AGNP-BC, CNN – Employee, United Health Care; Speaker, AstraZeneca; Educational Consultant, GlaxoSmithKline; Owner, Kristin M Larson, RN, MSN, LLC; Board of Directors, ANNA

There are no other speaker disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support:
No commercial support declared.

Accreditation Statement:
The American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

ANNA is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 17499.

ANNA urges participants to be aware of the CE requirements for re-licensure in the states in which they hold a license.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to proactively protect ones' practice and license from potential criminal liability.


Credits Available

Medical Malpractice in 2023: The Rules Have Changed

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