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This continuing nursing education activity was expressly designed for advanced practice registered nurses help them avoid risk of practice liability through an overview of diagnosis and other clinical practice errors. It also provides recommendations for how to approach a deposition.

Purpose of Activity

To provide advanced practice nurses (APNs) with information about factors that present a risk for legal action and how to best prepare for a deposition.

Learning Objectives

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

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


  • ANCC 2.5 CH
  • DC - BON 2.5 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: NPRA2013
Published: November 2013
Expires: 9/3/2021
Required Passing Score: 18/25 (72%)
Authors: Nurses Service Organization
Categories: Legal