A properly well-documented chart is one of the most critical aspects to a good defense of a correctional provider sued in a state law medical negligence or federal civil rights lawsuit. This presentation will address the dos and don'ts of medical records documentation, how smart charting assists in the defense of a lawsuit, and the potential legal consequences of improper charting.
- Discuss the do's and don'ts of medical records documentation
- Explain how smart charting assists the defense of a lawsuit
- Examine potential consequences of improper charting