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HTRSD is a provider of continuing education training focused on human trafficking and other social disparities for health care providers, as well as courses that address nurses' health and well-being and under-served topics in advanced critical care.

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All states (with the exception of Hawaii) recognize our courses for accredited continuing nursing education, CNE, contact hours.
This course is accredited by the following boards:
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP 15467.
Provider approved by the Arkansas, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia , South Carolina, West Virginia and New Mexico through CE Broker, CE Provider #: 50-13256. 
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Legal Aspects of Nursing

Contact Hours: 2
Cost: $20.00
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Legal Aspects of Nursing
This introductory course is designed to outline the legal principles of nursing practice. The primary aim is to provide the learner the foundational knowledge of pertinent legal concepts commonly seen in the health care sector and an understanding of their clinical practice implications.



Objectives


Upon completion of this course the participant will be able to:

Discuss the different types of law and their application to clinical nursing practice
Recall select rules and regulations affecting clinical nursing practice
Identify the elements of malpractice
Differentiate the scope of practice from the standard of care
Identify protective documentation practices
Outline the litigation process


Curriculum


Chapter 1 - Introduction Legal Aspects of Nursing

An Overview of the Law
Summary

Chapter 2 - Laws Affecting Nursing Practice

Quasi-Intentional Torts
Intentional Torts
Unintentional Torts
Elements of Mal-Practice
Consent
Patient Self Determination Act
Summary

Chapter 3 - Scope of Practice & Standard of Care

Scope of Practice
Standards of Care
Ethical Issues
Summary

Chapter 4 - Documentation

Clarity and Timeless
Brevity and Completeness
Terminology
Accuracy and Corrections
Documentation Pitfalls
Security and Privacy
Summary

Chapter 5 - Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and Protected Health Information

Parental Access
Sharing Patient Information
Other Permitted Disclosures
Disclosures Involving Law Enforcement Personnel
Using an Interpreter
Pediatric Patients
Summary

Chapter 6 - The Litigation Process

Anatomy of a Lawsuit
Understanding the Discovery Process
Testifying
Summary

Chapter 7 - Malpractice and Liability Insurance

Malpractice and Liability Insurance
Summary
Case Review #1
Case Review #2
Case Review #3
Case Review #4
Case Review #5
Case Review #6 

Chapter 8 - Conclusion

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