Risk Management 1501 - Healthcare Risk Management - Jan 01, 2011

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for health care risk managers, lawyers, and other managers responsible for reducing liability and improving safety in the health care setting.

Accreditation:

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

Credit Designation:

This activity has been approved for 1.25 nursing contact hours using a 50-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

Authors
Greg Freeman

Executive Editor
Russ Underwood
AHC Media

Managing Editor
Karen Young
AHC Media

Nurse Planner
Maureen Archambault, RN, CHRM, MBA
Vice President
Healthcare Risk Consultant
Marsh Risk and Insurance Services
Los Angeles

Subjects:

  • Professional intimidation threatens risk managers, but law offers protection
  • Guidelines stress whistleblower protection
  • Avoid being seen as the enemy
  • Hospital may face numerous lawsuits
  • 'Miracle on the Hudson' offers safety lessons
  • Doctors flee Illinois due to malpractice policy
  • TJC warns of ED suicide risks
  • $17.7M settlement after officer left quadriplegic

Objectives:

  • Describe legal, clinical, financial, and managerial issues pertinent to risk management in health care
  • Explain how these issues affect nurses, doctors, legal counsel, management, and patients
  • Identify solutions, including programs used by government agencies and other hospitals, for hospital personnel to use in overcoming risk management challenges they encounter in daily practice

Financial Disclosure:

Author Greg Freeman, Managing Editor Karen Young, Executive Editor Russ Underwood, and Nurse Planner Maureen Archambault report no consultant, stockholder, speaker’s bureau, research, or other financial relationships with companies having ties to this field of study.

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