Date & Time
Tuesday, October 25, 2022, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
452 Avoiding Nuclear Verdicts: Rapid Fire Legal Issues

This fast-paced panel will explore multiple topics including medical liability, medical implications of restraint, MAT, HIPAA, detox and withdrawal, suicide watch, and transgender care. It is not uncommon to see multi-million-dollar awards as well as criminal prosecution of individual correctional and health care professionals. Many of the poor decisions behind these verdicts are avoidable by understanding and training staff on foundational concepts such as deliberate indifference, practicing empathy, and providing access to needed medical and mental health care. Get an in-depth understanding of actionable steps to help you stay out of the headlines for common issues.

Educational Objectives

  • Discuss the importance of infusing empathy into daily practice
  • Describe how to avoid deliberate indifference
  • Evaluate opportunities to enhance staff training

Level Intermediate