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Nurse Malpractice Data Trends

** RN and CCM **  Nurse and Case Managers have a great deal of responsibility when it comes to patient care. Because of this, they may be identified in medical malpractice claims. Despite all the years of hard work and service to the community, one lawsuit can jeopardize your reputation. Prevention is a core concept among nursing professionals. It is also the key to risk education. Nursing malpractice data can be used to inform and address areas of clinical improvement as well as improve quality of care and patient safety. The presentation will give insights into the most frequent and financially severe claims against nurses. This session will also include claim scenarios and risk recommendations to help create a safe environment for nurses and their patients.

Objectives:

  • List the leading allegations made against Nurses in malpractice lawsuits.
  • Define the average incurred expense for Nurses in a malpractice lawsuit.
  • Identify key risk management tools Nurses can incorporate into their practice.
Continuing Education:
1 Hr RN and CCM credit

FEE:
Members: 
$0
Non-Members:  $0