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Documenting Care for Quality, Efficiency and Productivity

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October 5, 2010
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OBJECTIVE:
Upon completion, participants will be able to:
? Differentiate between a quality documentation entry versus one that is considered to be a poor entry.
? State at least three ?do?s? and three ?don?ts? that should or should not occur in documentation entries.
? Explain how defensive charting advocates for an individual in legal situations.
? Describe how documentation is related to charting the progress of the patient?s course of treatment in the health care facility.
? List at least three documentation guidelines that should always be employed when documenting in the patient record.
? Identify at least two types of events that should be documented in the patient record.
? Describe the role of patient/family/significant other comments used as direct quotes in the patient record
TARGET AUDIENCE
Licensed Nurses
FEE
$50 for non members; No fee for AHEC members

CREDIT
0.3 CEUs, 3 clock hours-AHEC
Upstate AHEC is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the South Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center?s Commission on Accreditation.
Upon successful completion of this program, attendees will receive 3 contact hours.

To register for this class, please visit our website at www.upstateahec.org. You may also call or email Tiffany Pierce at tpierce@upstateahec.org/(864)349-1160.

10/03/2010
Edgefield County Hospital
301 Ridge Medical Plaza Rd
Edgefield, South Carolina 29824
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Tiffany Pierce
8643491160