Electronic Medical Records
The goal of this course is to help healthcare professionals learn about the legal aspects of the electronic health record, to identify the risks and issues in the storage of electronic patient data, and to provide a guide to the nurse with respect to proper documentation and use of the electronic patient record.

Course Publication Date: April 19, 2016

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Anita Rothera RN, BS
Course No:EMR033016
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Career and Self
Leadership & Case Management
Professional Issues

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Learning Objectives
  • Identify the legal aspects of health record retention and correction of health information documentation.
  • Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the electronic health record in a legal setting.
  • Explain the function of the medical record as a legal document and the legal responsibilities of healthcare practitioners.


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