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This continuing nursing education activity was expressly designed for nursing professionals to help them avoid risk of practice liability through an overview of patient assessment and nursing practice mistakes. It also provides recommendations for how to approach a deposition.

Purpose of Activity

To provide nursing professionals with information about factors that present a risk for legal action and how to best prepare for a deposition.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Select the sources of expectations and requirements of nursing practice.
  2. Recognize the elements of nursing practice that can minimize error and the possibility of litigation.
  3. Distinguish causes of distraction and strategies to prevent distraction from affecting patient care.
  4. Identify key strategies for producing an effective deposition.
  5. Discern the nurse's role in a successful deposition.
Price: $24.95


  • ANCC 2.7 CH
  • DC - BON 2.7 CH
  • FL - BON 2.5 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 and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: RNRA0813
Published: August 2013
Expires: 6/4/2021
Passing Score: 18/25 (72%)
Authors: Nurses Service Organization
Categories: Legal/Ethical
Specialties: Legal