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Activity Steps


The series been developed to educate nurse practitioners on the potential liability risks in their practice. Through an interactive learning format, learners get a close look at an actual malpractice case brought against a nurse practitioner and learn recommended risk management strategies.

Purpose of Activity

To provide nurse practitioners with risk management strategies for pre-operative evaluation.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. identify the nurse practitioner's responsibility during pre-operative evaluation
  2. develop a plan for risk management
Price: $6.95


  • ANCC 0.5 CH
  • DC - BON 0.5 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia. This ceriticate is not valid in Florida because it does not meet the 1 contact hour minimum requirement.

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins in approved continuing nursing education provider by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing.

Test Code: NPSLC0613
Published: June 1, 2013
Expires: 6/5/2020
Required Passing Score: 1/1 (100%)
Authors: Nurses Service Organization and CNA
Topics: Case Study