A Vitally Important Piece of Nursing: Documentation
The goal of this self-study course is to raise practitioners’ awareness of the vital importance of comprehensive documentation of patient care and nursing interventions. This course will identify common mistakes and review recommendations to avoid errors. The nurse will gain a greater understanding of the legalities associated with nursing and nursing documentation.

Course Publication Date: April 12, 2018

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

Author:Tamara Weaver RN
Course No:ND040418
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Career and Self
Community & Home Health
Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Geriatric Medicine
Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues
Nutrition & Fitness & Complimentary
Oncologic Medicine
Pain Management
Pediatric Medicine
Peri-Natal Medicine
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Psychiatric & Mental Health
Substance Abuse
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Learning Objectives
  • Reader will preview a brief introduction to the history of nursing.
  • Gain insight into the relationship between documentation and litigation/lawsuits.
  • Identify factors known to increase the risk of litigation
  • Increase the awareness of the most common mistakes nurses make in their charting


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