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About this event:

Documentation is an important part of your nursing practice. Join lawyer Joy-Ann Cohen and RNAO Legal Assistance Program (LAP) administrator, Mara Haase, as they discuss legal issues related to documentation in nursing practice.

During this presentation, participants will learn about:

  • the College of Nurses of Ontario's standards on documentation
  • the way in which nurses’ notes arise in various forms of litigation
  • potential liability that may arise for nurses in relation to their documentation and charting practices
  • privacy considerations related to documentation
  • how legal coverage through RNAO membership may apply

Presenters and credentials:

Joy-Ann Cohen, M.A., LL.M, lawyer 
Mara Haase, RNAO-LAP administrator