Nursing and Negligence
The purpose of this module is to provide the health practitioner with an understanding of the law of negligence. Recent recommendations to avoid mistakes in the practice of nursing are provided. Upon completion of this CE self-study module the learner is expected to meet the following objectives

Course Publication Date: May 13, 2015

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Author:Rebecca Boles RN, BSN
Course No:NN030915
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Career and Self
Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues
Professional Issues

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Learning Objectives
  • Identify the elements of negligence
  • Discuss the relationship between negligence and litigation
  • List specific factors which increase the risk of litigation
  • Identify positive and negative nursing practices
  • Identify examples of nursing negligence
  • Relate Negligence and the Affordable Care Act


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