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Activity Steps


This continuing nursing education activity was expressly designed for nursing professionals to help them integrate evidence-based practice into their patient care activities. It includes strategies specific to the care of older adults and recommendations for appropriate documentation, all to avoid the risk of litigation.

Purpose of Activity

To provide information about reducing legal risk while caring for patients.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Identify barriers and aids to using evidence-based practice (EBP).
  2. Select nursing specialties and practice areas most vulnerable to lawsuits and methods to facilitate a legal defense.
  3. Recognize types of legal allegations against nurses and steps to avoid litigation.
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: RNRA1114
Published: Nov 2014
Expires: 9/4/2020
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Nurses Service Organization