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Health Care Documentation: A Means to Safe and Effective Patient Care

Course #: 05-798

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Price: $20.00

Please Note: This course has varying hours depending on the state in which you're licensed. See Below.

  • District Of Columbia Board of Nursing: 1.00 Hours
  • Florida Board of Nursing: 1.00 Hours
  • Florida Board Of Nursing Home Administrators: 1.00 Hours
  • All Other Organizations: 1.25 Hours
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Course Description

 

NAB Approval Number: 20190725-1.25-A45909-DL

CEU Course Description

Adequate health care documentation can be a means to ensure the safe and effective administration of health care to patients in need. However, poor health care documentation can be quite the opposite. Poor health care documentation can lead to miscommunication among health care professionals, inaccurate patient records and, ultimately, patient adverse events and even patient mortalities. Thus, it is imperative for health care professionals to complete adequate and effective health care documentation. This course will review the roles, importance and impact of health care documentation, while providing health care professionals with an understanding of how to complete adequate and effective health care documentation.


CEU Course Objectives

  1. Examine the roles, importance and impact of effective health care documentation.
  2. Review the reasons why health care professionals must complete effective health care documentation.
  3. Identify the characteristics of effective health care documentation, while obtaining insight into the functions of health care documentation.

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