Falls result in both minor and serious injury types including fatalities. In the healthcare setting, falls occur for multiple reasons. When does a fall constitute malpractice and when is it simply a bad outcome? An expert clinician in falls, Dr. Deanna Gray-Miceli sorts out these issues in a teleseminar for attorneys and legal nurse consultants.
As she is interviewed by Pat Iyer, Dr. Gray-Miceli will cover:
- How to identify the meritorious claim involving a fall
- A look at damages/fall-related injuries
- The core elements that should be in place to prevent falls
Dr. Deanna Gray-Miceli is editor of Falls Handbook, a comprehensive resource for attorneys, legal nurse consultants, and clinicians. This is what a world-renowned expert had to say about the Falls Handbook:
“This resource represents the best collection of evidence based data concerning the assessment and prevention of falls for adults and children, as well as the care of the person at risk or with a history of falling.”
Neville E. Strumpf, PhD., RN C., FAAN, Edith Clemmer Steinbright Professor in Gerontology and Director of the Center for Gerontological Nursing Science, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Gray-Miceli is consultant to New York University-John Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing (NYU-JHIGN), invited consultant to a state department of health for statewide fall prevention initiatives and Associate Professor, Widener University-School of Nursing. As a doctorally prepared gerontological nurse practitioner for over 2 decades, Dr. Gray-Miceli has devoted her clinical and research interests to evaluation and care of older adults who fall. Dr. Gray-Miceli work in fall prevention includes nursing, interdisciplinary, and consumer education, clinical research and development of programs and services for older adults who fall.
Moderator: Patricia Iyer is President of Med League Support Services, Inc, established in 1989.
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Falls are common reasons for lawsuits. Whether they occur in the community and within healthcare facilities, legal nurse consultants are essential for helping attorneys to understand the medical issues.
What can this six hour long course do for you?
1. You’ll learn and retain more in the course than you can imagine. Gain insight and practical tools about how to analyze a head trauma case. You will gain skill in reviewing facts of a fall case and learn from expert witnesses who have reviewied hundreds of cases.
2. You’ll learn skills and techniques you can use immediately. The course is not full of dry theory; it is a fast paced, comprehensive way to learn practical, useful information.
3. Review the course over and over. Not only will you be filled with useful information at the end of each session, when you purchase the
course you’ll be able to watch the replay and review the transcripts whenever you want.
4. Earn 8 contact hours. The option of nursing contact hours for relicensure or recertification can be obtained for a nominal fee of $15. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning from the comfort of your home or office.
What you get when you purchase the full course
- 4 sessions of directly applicable content from our expert presenters
- Transcripts of each session so you can review the content whenever you like
- A PDF of each presenter’s slides
- Digital recordings of sessions
- Access to a private password protected website to collect your course materials
- Opportunity to earn 8 nursing contact hours at a nominal cost of $15 extra
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