ED Legal Letter - March 1, 2015

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Release date: March 2015

Valid through: March 2018

Target Audience

This activity is intended for emergency physicians and nurses.

Subjects

  • Nursing notes
  • Being Honest
  • Deposition questions
  • Peer review materials
  • Missing documentation

Objectives

  • Identify legal issues relating to emergency medicine practice
  • Explain how these issues affect nurses, physicians, legal counsel, management, and patients
  • Integrate practical solutions to reduce risk into the ED practitioners daily practices

Credit Available

Physicians

  • Maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 1.5 AAP Credits

Nurses

  • 1.25 ANCC Credit Hours

Sponsor

This activity is sponsored by AHC Media.

Accreditation Statement

AHC Media is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AHC Media is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Credit Designation

Physicians

AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses

This activity has been approved for 1.25 nursing contact hours using a 60-minute contact hour.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # 14749, for 1.25 Contact Hours.

Nurses licensed in California should retain this credit letter for four years.

Faculty Listing

Authors

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Editors

Executive EditorDavid Kiefer, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.

AHC Media executive editorShelly Morrow Mark

Managing editor: Leslie Hamlin

Physician Editor, Arthur R. Derse, MD, JD, FACEP, Director and Professor, Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities, Institute for Health and Society Medical College of Wisconsin,m Milwaukee, WI

Nurse Planner, Kay Ball RN, PhD, CNOR, FAAN, Consultant/ Educator, K&D Medical Inc., Lewis Center, OH

Contributing Editor, Stacey Kusterbeck

Financial Disclosure

Author Disclosure First.

Emergency Management Legal Letter's Arthur R. Derse, MD, JD, FACEP (Physician Editor), Director and Professor, Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities, Institute for Health and Society, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI; Stacey Kusterbeck (Contributing Editor); Shelly Morrow Mark(Executive Editor); and Leslie Hamlin (Managing Editor). Kay Ball RN, PhD, CNOR, FAAN, Consultant/ Educator, K&D Medical Inc., Lewis Center, OH (Nurse Planner) report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.

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