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This item is expected to ship 4-6 weeks after the event on October 7, 2019.
- Audio CD - 4+ hours Instructions
- Multi-disc audio recording with electronic manual and instructions.
- BRENDA ELLIFF, RN, MPA, ONC, CCM, LNCC
- PESI HealthCare
- 10/7/2019 - Available Now for Pre-Order
- CE Available:
- Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
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- Identify a strategic nursing documentation system.
- Describe how documentation is used to decide if you are guilty or innocent in a lawsuit.
- Recognize the meaningful use criteria to meet reimbursement needs.
- List how to best use features in computerized records to ensure reimbursement.
- Identify how to prevent risky behavior when using social media and other forms of electronic communication.
- Define how to use best practice and standard of care for documenting incident reports and adverse events.
- Integrate the correct practices into your documentation to keep your license unblemished.
- Summarize the common documentation mistakes and how to avoid and/or correct them.
The Components of Documentation
Electronic Nursing Documentation
- Social Networking
- Indirect Care
Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Strategies
- American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
- Meaningful Use
- Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA)
- Risky electronic documentation practices
- Dangers of email, social networking, and texting
Reimbursement and Documentation
- Time Management
- Software Knowledge
- Meaningful Use
Documentation When Things Go Wrong
- Medicare/Medicaid Changes
- Incentives and meaningful use criteria
- EMR Timelines
- Hospital Acquired Conditions
- Incident Reports
- Adverse Events
- Risk Factors
Avoiding Risky Documentation
- Truth Tellers
What if the Worst Happens?
- Credible evidence
- Avoiding Ambiguity
- Recording events objectively
- Late Entries
- Correcting Errors
Examples and Case Studies of Documentation
- Duty /Breach of Duty
- Nurse Practice Act
- State Board of Nursing
BRENDA ELLIFF, RN, MPA, ONC, CCM, LNCC
Brenda Elliff, RN, MPA, ONC, CCM, LNCC, established Elliff Medical-Legal Services in 1996. As a legal nurse consultant, she assists on both plaintiff and defense cases. She performs record reviews, develops strategies and provides expert witness preparation. Her work involves Medical Malpractice, Worker’s Compensation, Personal Injury and a variety of legal cases. Previously, Brenda worked as a Health Care Coordinator for a large law firm and taught a Legal Nurse Consultation review course. Initially, she began working with attorneys on legal cases in California and has now expanded her scope throughout the Pacific NW.
Her clinical nursing experiences are vast and span 40 years. Brenda has worked as a staff nurse, as a nurse manager at major teaching facilities, as nurse case manager and as an adjunct nursing professor.
When not nursing, Brenda enjoys participating with a local performing group. The group has performed at the LA Christmas Parade, 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor Parade in Honolulu and the Washington DC Cherry Blossom Parade. Past nurses who have attended Brenda’s programs have appreciated the dynamic and fun way in which she can deliver excellent clinical and legal information. She has been a sought-after speaker at national, state and local levels, on a variety of topics that draw from her areas of expertise.
Financial: Brenda Elliff maintains a private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Brenda Elliff has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits
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CEs may be available for select professions, as listed in the target audience. Hours will be dependent on the actual recording time. Please check with your state licensing board or organization for specific requirements.
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**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.
- Nurse Practitioners
- Clinical Nurse Specialists
- Legal Nurse Consultants
- Risk Managers
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