Date & Time
Tuesday, July 20, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Name
302 Documenting to Aid, Not Sabotage, Your Legal Defense: How to Chart Smart in the World of Litigation
Description

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.

Learning Objectives 

  • Discuss the dos and don'ts of medical records documentation
  • Explain how smart charting assists the defense of a lawsuit
  • Examine potential consequences of improper charting

Level 

Basic

Track
Legal