Nursing Notes

July 12, 2011

Documentation, anyone?

Filed under: Nursing — Shirley @ 7:48 pm
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Here is an email I received that I thought was interesting

enough to post here.  I received it from the Nursing Center

e-News.  Feel free to check them out and get yourself added

to the email list.  I frequently get really good information and alerts from this source.


Inaccurate or incomplete documentation can lead to serious legal trouble. I’d like to share the following “red flags” to avoid in your documentation. These are from Stay Out Of Court With Proper Documentation in the April issue of Nursing2011.

Avoid the following in your documentation:

Read more about legal issues by exploring the articles in More Resources. You can also browse recent issues of JONA’s Healthcare Law, Ethics, and Regulation.

Our next issue will focus on hypertension and will include a new selection of CEs and articles. Be sure to check it out!

Lisa Bonsall, MSN, RN, CRNP
Clinical Edito

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