Nursing Documentation: Getting It Right!

Course # 0079

Purpose

The purpose of this course is to assist nurses with improving the quality and timeliness of nursing documentation and to acquire a greater appreciation for the value of their medical records.

Description

Nursing Documentation: Getting It Right! is a 1 hour continuing education course that examines numerous important aspects of nursing documentation. it cites the five purposes of nursing documentation, describes common problems associated with nursing documentation, and identify the key instances when documentation is necessary. The course also differentiates what types of documentation are required for certain health conditions and circumstances.

Learning Objectives

1. Cite the five purposes of nursing documentation 2. Describe common problems associated with nursing documentation 3. Identify the key instances when documentation is necessary 4. Differentiate what types of documentation are required for certain health conditions and circumstances

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

Dialysis Technicians Nurses

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