Legal Issues in Nursing
A talk of legal issues that are important to nurses
Following this activity, the learner will be able to identify cases focusing on staff patient care and patient outcomes that influenced states to create mandated staffing ratios.
Following this activity, the learner will be able to discuss the pros and cons with state-mandated nursing staff ratios.
Linda Reid-Kelly, RN, MSN, JD
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.5 contact hours.
- 1.50 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 1.50 Attendance