Date & Time
Tuesday, October 3, 2023, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
460 Defensive Charting: A Legal Perspective on the Do's and Don'ts of Documentation*

Many health professionals struggle with creating adequate and thorough charting. By the time a case reaches an attorney's desk, there are often omissions, misspellings, inconsistencies, or failures in following up. Examples will be used to help illustrate charting's impact in the judicial setting and how to avoid common pitfalls associated with poor documentation.

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

Level: Basic