Understanding How to Legally Protect Your License

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June 5, 2019
60 minutes

The NP Support and Alignment Network (NP SAN) hosts live webinars, also called Lunch n' Learns, on topics related to patient- and family-centered care, data-driven quality improvement and sustainable business operations. Each live webinar provides you with 45 minutes of lecture and 15 minutes of active question and answer discussion.

This education activity is pending approval by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners of up to 1.0 contact hours of accredited education.

Event Details
  • Objectives
    • Participant shall be able to name what is necessary to file a malpractice lawsuit.
    • Participant shall be able to describe the steps of a disciplinary action.
    • Participant shall be able to name four risk management strategies to prevent malpractice and/or a disciplinary action.
  • Speaker

    Melanie Balestra, JD, NP, is a nurse practitioner (NP) and attorney who advises NPs on legal issues involving malpractice and disciplinary complaints involving NPs. She has published many articles on legal issues involving NP specialties, telehealth and electronic medical records (EMRs).