Patient Safety and Legal Issues in Neonatal Nursing

  • 28 Jun 2011
  • 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Northwest Community Hospital: Busse Center for Specialty Medicine
  • 21


Please attend our next CAANN conference at a new location. 
Registration is limited to 60 people so please register early.    
Katherine Pischke-Winn, MBA, RN
Director, Clinical Innovation and Research
Advocate Good Shepard Hospital
Topic:  Patient Safety:  Does Diversity Make a Difference? 
1.  Describe how cultural differences influence communication and patient safety amongst members of the health care team.
2.  Discuss methodological challenges within the healthcare teams' safety performance.
Linda J Juretschke PhD., RNC-NPT, APN/NNP-BC, CCNS
Founder and President:  NICU Solutions and
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner at Loyols University Medical Center
Topic:  Legal Issues in Neonatal Nursing
1.  Define concepts implicit to nursing and neonatal nursing malpractice
2.  Discuss current legal issues affecting neonatal nursing practice
3.  Identify special situations in the neonatal setting that can put the nurse at risk for liability claims
4.  List the steps in the ligitation process
5.  Explain the nurses role during deposition testimony from the perspectives of fact witness, defendant and nursing expert. 
Contact hours have been applied for(approximately 3 CEU's) 
Cost:  $20 for members
            $50 for non-members
            use you CAANN bucks by mail only
            online registration requires payment at time of registration
For special dietary needs please contact Carol at (Please use CAANN in the mailing header).  Or call 708-460-8956
Please bring baby shower items for donation to a local shelter.
If you wish to redeem CAANN Cash as part of your registration fee, you must register by mail.  All online registrations require payment at the time of registration.  

For directions and parking information: 
Registration:  5-5:30. 
Conference 6PM -9PM,  Dinner 5-30 PM.

No refunds after June 21, 2011

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CAANN - Chicago Area Association of Neonatal Nurses

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