8:00 AM EDT: Legal Issues and the Infusion Nurse
Infusion nursing clinical practice often involves the performance of invasive procedures and the administration of infusates, which may result in adverse patient events. This session will present an overview of best practices and adherence to nursing standards of care. Attendees will learn the definitions of liability, negligence, and standard of care, and will review the importance of documentation, informed consent, and the application of policies and procedures.
Learning Outcome: After the session, attendees will be able to describe legal issues regarding adherence to the standard of care in infusion therapy.
Contact Hours: 1
CRNI® RUs: 2