Date & Time
Monday, April 11, 2022, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
111 Documentation: Using Lessons From Real Legal Cases to Minimize Liability*

Minimizing liability in corrections requires attention to detail in both documentation and clinical practice. Review of 150+ legal cases has identified practical strategies that can help reduce liability regarding the care of incarcerated patients. Using case examples, attendees will learn how to better manage and document refusals, detoxification protocol findings, and ADA accommodations; and explore ways to strengthen documentation, clinical practice, and avoid common practitioner pitfalls.

Educational Objectives

  • Identify strategies to minimize risk in documentation and practice
  • Describe content that should be included in annual staff training to minimize litigation risks
  • State the importance of staff preparation prior to case testimony

Level Basic