Date & Time
Monday, October 2, 2023, 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
404 Managing Risk: Strategies to Limit and Decrease Liability for Practitioners*

One of the unique challenges in correctional health care is the abundance of lawsuits and judicial oversight. Although there is no way to prevent all lawsuits, there are strategies and practices that can assist practitioners in limiting the number of lawsuits or decreasing potential liability if they are sued. This presentation will look at strategies such as communication, charting, chronic care, and more that practitioners can use to address legal concerns in corrections.

Educational Objectives
  • Discuss why legal standards in corrections can lead to lawsuits
  • Review strategies to reduce the risk of lawsuits
  • Examine a practitioner's potential liability after being sued

Level: Basic