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Understanding How to Legally Protect Your License

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June 5, 2019
60 minutes

CE: 1 hour of CE

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 activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour(s) of continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). Activity ID 19053714. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP CE Standards and Policies.

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).