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Nursing Records Under the Spotlight (NEW)


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  •   Date: Tuesday, 03 September 2024
  •   Registration: Tuesday, 03 September 2024 09:50
  •   Start: Tuesday, 03 September 2024 10:00
  •   End: Tuesday, 03 September 2024 16:00
  •   Location: The Richmond Education and Event Centre, North Brunswick Street, Dublin 7


This workshop is designed to equip registered nurses and midwives, working in a variety of healthcare settings, with the knowledge to maintain nursing records in accordance with legal and professional standards. Participants will be provided with the opportunity to review examples of records based on real case studies with a view to identifying and avoiding common legal pitfalls. The day will include both theory and practical sessions with interactive group work.
  • Tuesday, 03 September 2024

  • 09:50
  • 10:00
    Welcome address Explanation of the course
  • 10:15
    Professional and legal aspects of nursing documentation
    Nursing Records Under the Spotlight - NMBI – Standards and Guidance. HSE - Standards and Recommended. Practices for Healthcare Records Management. - Legislation – Data Protection Act & Freedom of Information act. - Confidentiality. - Informed Consent.
  • 11:15
    Coffee break
  • 11:30
    Avoiding Litigation
    - Clear and accurate documentation - Documentation dos and don'ts
  • 12:30
    Common documentation errors
    - Lack of documentation. - Incomplete or missing documentation. - Not documenting care objectively. - Actual examples of nursing documentation errors in legal claims.
  • 13:15
  • 14:00
    Interactive workshops
    Case studies of actual nursing legal claims containing examples of legally defensible documentation and legally indefensible documentation.
  • 15:00
    Effective documentation
    Writing concise, effective, and legal proof nursing documentation.
  • 15:30
    Question and Feedback
  • 16:00
  •   Location: The Richmond Education and Event Centre, North Brunswick Street, Dublin 7
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