Risk Management 1505 - Healthcare Risk Management - May 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

Managing Editor
Karen Young
AHC Media

Executive Editor
Joy Daughtery Dickinson

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

Subjects:

  • What makes clinicians fearful to speak up? The 'undiscussables'
  • Want staff to speak up? Use step-by-step process
  • Define expectations to see improvements
  • Hospital revamps safety after wrong-site surgery
  • Strong red rules and safety cells cut errors
  • CEO 'safety huddles' yield better care ideas
  • Insurer focuses on OB, cuts rates for excellence
  • Hospitals can specify focus for OB safety
  • Expert: Drugs diverted for use in murders

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, Executive Editor Joy Daughtery Dickinson, 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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