Online, self-paced CE course
Professional Accountability and Legal Liability for Nurses
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CE Credit: 4.6 Contact Hours
Subscription Length: 3 weeks
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Audience: This course is designed for nurses at every level of practice in all practice settings; nursing students can also benefit from the information in this course.
As a nurse, you are accountable for your individual practice of nursing. With the increased demands of patient care, understanding nursing accountability and legal liability will help you make educated decisions — that protect you and your patients. This self-paced course can help you answer critical questions including:
For only $30, you will receive three weeks of unlimited, 24-hour access to the course materials, earning 4.6 contact hours. Sign up and start learning about professional accountability in nursing today!
Professional Accountability & Legal Liability for Nurses will help you master these course objectives:
When you provide quality care that's consistent with current professional knowledge, you increase the likelihood of desired health outcomes in patients.
This online course uses fun and interactive e-learning techniques:
Engage with the content — Explore patient safety videos, “Links to Knowledge,” visual and graphic aids and key terms throughout the course.
Reinforce learning — Complete recurring scenario-based activities and knowledge checks (quizzes) throughout the course.
Reflect on what you learn — Complete short-answer questions in the downloadable Assignment Book.
Complete the course at your own pace — Guide yourself through the course and complete assignments at your convenience.
At the end of the course, evaluate your understanding of key concepts by completing the post-test. A score of 75% or above is required to receive your contact hours! Take the first step towards a higher level of nursing professionalism! Sign up now.
Developed by: This course was developed by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN)
Author: Susan H. Richmond, MSN, RN, NCSBN Content Manager
Based on the original course, written by:- Beatrice Crofts Yorker, RN, MS, JD- Laura R. Mahlmeister, RN, PhD
With contributions by:- Nancy J. Brent, RN, MS, JD- Kathleen Russell, JD, MN, RN, NCSBN Senior Policy Associate- Angela Kennedy, RN, MSN, JD, former Nurse Consultant, Alabama Board of Nursing- Joyce Winstead, MSN, RN, FRE, Nursing Practice Consultant, North Caroling Board of Nursing
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