Preparing for RNAC Deposition Testimony
There has been an increase in long-term care litigation in the U.S. fueled by several factors including advertising by Plaintiff’s attorneys, inadequate communication regarding transitions of care and issues involving expectations among residents and their families. This program will focus on preparing the RNAC testimony at a deposition regarding the care provided during a resident’s admission.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:
Upon completion of the program, participants will be able to:
1) Identify three (3) reasons why nursing home litigation has increased and how the process of deposition testimony impacts the litigation;
2) Identify three (3) interventions that the RNAC can use in order to prepare for the deposition questions;
3) Identify three (3) categories of pitfalls that should be avoided when giving deposition testimony;
4) Identify three (3) areas of the MDS that most frequent source of inquiry by Plaintiff’s attorneys;
Ilene Warner-Maron, PhD RN-BC CWCN CALA NHA FCPP
Dr. Warner-Maron is an Assistant Professor at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and the owner of Alden Geriatric Consultants, Inc., a consulting firm that specializes in geriatric care. Over the past 28 years, Ilene Warner-Maron has reviewed nearly 5000 malpractice actions and has given over 300 depositions. She has given testimony at trial 85 times across the county.
1.5 Contact hour has been requested for this continuing nursing education activity. Criteria for successful completion include attendance for the entire event and submission of the evaluation form.
CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
There is no conflict of interest for anyone with the ability to control content for this activity.
CONTINUING EDUCATION APPROVER
This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91)
When: Jul 16, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: Preparing for RNAC Deposition Testimony
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