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Is It Malpractice? (429)
The goal of this continuing education offering is to provide the latest information to nurses about malpractice. After reading this article, you will be able to:
1. List the four elements that constitute malpractice.
2. Explain the importance of "standard of care" in malpractice.
3. Identify common categories of nursing errors that result in malpractice.
4. Identify common categories of nursing care that can result in decreased malpractice cases.


This offering expires on April 13, 2015
   Course Material: Is It Malpractice?
    Take Test: Is It Malpractice?
(Grade to pass: 70%, 2 tries)

Credit Options
Course NameCreditsCost
Is It Malpractice? 1$8

Merion Matters is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the PA State Nurses Association (No.221-3-O-09), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Merion Matters is also approved as a provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing (No. 13230) and by the Florida Board of Nursing (No. 3298 & CE Broker Provider #50-2739). Florida participants: Do not send certificate to the Board of Nursing - keep it for your records for four (4) years. Only Florida and California require license numbers to appear on the certificate. All states except Iowa accept Merion Matters continuing education credits for contact hours. Sessions are not pre-approved for non-nursing credit. It is the individual's responsibility to validate contact hours with their accrediting body.


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