Date & Time
Monday, October 24, 2022, 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
420 Defensive Charting: A Legal Perspective on the Do's and Don'ts of Documentation*

Many doctors, nurses, and mental health professionals struggle with creating adequate and thorough charting. By the time the case reaches an attorney's desk, there are often omissions, misspellings, inconsistencies, or failures in following up. This presentation is designed to address these issues and many others. Examples of medical charting will be used to help instruct and guide practitioners to understand charting's impact in the judicial setting, and how to avoid common pitfalls associated with poor charting.

Educational Objectives

  • Review proper medical charting procedures and techniques
  • Identify common mistakes in medical charting
  • Explain the legal impact of medical documentation errors

Level Basic