Principles for Documentation in Long Term Care

Course # 0109

Purpose

The purpose of this course is to introduce the learner to basic principles of nursing documentation in long-term care.

Description

Principles for Documentation in Long Term Care is a 1 hour continuing education course that reviews basic principles of nursing documentation in long-term care. The course connects documentation as it relates to the nursing process and legal requirements. It describes key components of documentation and ends by describing content principles for strong, clinical documentation.

Learning Objectives

1. Understand documentation as it relates to the nursing process and legal requirements 2. Describe key components of documentation 3. Describe the content principles for documentation

Criteria for Successful Completion

To receive continuing education credit for this program, you must complete the entire course, including registration, viewing the video program, taking the post-test and obtaining a score of at least 70% or better, and completing the program evaluation. (Social workers must obtain at least an 80% or better score.) If you do not score a 70% or better, (80% for social workers) you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 70% (80% for social workers) or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.

This Course is Approved for the Following Professionals

Nurses

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