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Learn About the Legal Risks for Wound Nurses

Friday, February 21, 2020   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Kristin Petty
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New Continuing Education Course!
Legal Issues Behind Pressure Injury
and Other Skin Concerns
Speaker: Joyce M. Black, PhD, RN, CWCN, FAAN
Contact Hours: 1.00
Course Overview:
Pressure injury remains a nurse sensitive indicator of quality of care. Because of its importance, wound nurses are often at increased legal exposure due to the severity of the pressure injuries. This session will highlight where you may be at risk when pressure injuries develop. Methods to improve your documentation, diagnose unusual wounds and determine if the pressure injury was evolving at the time of admission will be emphasized.

Learning Objective:
The learner will be able to describe processes that can be instituted to reduce the risk of legal claims brought upon wound care nurses.
WOCN® Society members have free access to this course! Not a member? Join now to take this course and earn credits for free!

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