Documentation:  Protecting Yourself in the Legal World

Course Description:

This presentation is to provide education concerning the legal pitfalls of improperly documenting or omitting documentation from a patient’s chart.

Course Outcomes:

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Communicate their new knowledge of how to document appropriately
2. Explains how materials and information related to documentation are presented in a court of law
3. Identify best practices for improving documentation to be both accurate and appropriate

Speaker Bio:

Brenda Nowlin, MSN, RN has been in practice since 2012. She has an extensive background in critical care, emergency medicine, and flight medicine. In addition to her role as a nurse educator for INTEGRIS Health she is currently in Law School pursuing a Master of Jurisprudence in Health Law. She have been with INTEGRIS since October 2019.

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