This session will inform participants of what to expect when they receive a call from risk management regarding pending litigation. Additionally, the presenters break down the litigation process and help participants have a better understanding of what they can do to protect themselves should they be involved in a medical malpractice lawsuit. Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:
Contact hours available until 10/25/22.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Planning Committee Disclosures: There are no disclosures to declare.
Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There are no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.
Accreditation Statement: This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).
Anthony J Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nurses, Provider Number CEP 5387.
Learning Outcome: After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to apply an understanding of the litigation process to relate to real-life examples of how patient care can quickly be perceived as medical malpractice and how to best mitigate those issues.
Director of Risk Management,
Temecula Valley Hospital