Kidney transplants are complex, lifesaving procedures. Join AALNC and Ruth Piece, RN as she shares her unique knowledge and experience on the transplant process. She will discuss the unique complexities of these transplants, which can impact the LNC when asked to review a case involved in litigation
Join us as Christine Foote-Lucero MSN, RN, CEN, SANE-A, SANE-P discusses this critical topic through case reviews, showing how LNCs are in a unique position to consult on these cases and better assist with litigation.
Join Joe Curro, MBA, EdD, RRT, for a discussion on acute versus chronic hypercapnia and their appropriate management. The material will be presented by case review which will examine hypercapnia scenarios and varying treatment modalities.
Join us for a clinical update on vaping injuries and E-cigarette or vaping use-associated lung injury (EVALI). This clinically based webinar will discuss the history, development, and incidence of vaping and disease process of lipoid and burn injuries and how to recognize EVALI.
Providing care in the right setting is important for getting the best outcomes after brain injury. And the wrong choice can place the nurse in legal jeopardy. This course discusses choices for brain injury care and provides an opportunity to practice decision making.
Unravel the complexities of brain injury. Learn about correlating function and anatomy of the brain, assessing completeness of diagnosis and treatment, evaluating rehabilitation programs, and determining what care a brain injury survivor requires.
A Pressure Injury is not just about the injury to the skin. It is a multi-faceted issue requiring evaluation and assessment of several system areas for the total picture. Is the provider always at fault for a pressure injury? This educational webinar will provide the basic review areas and commonly
At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will understand the evidence-based guidelines and indications for performing a rectal exam, and the standards of care for assessment, diagnosis, and current treatments for diseases of the anal region using patient history, imaging findings, colonoscopy,
Ever wonder how a “never” event happens? Join AALNC and Mary Flanagan, a veteran OR nurse and independent LNC as she introduces you to retained surgical items. This educational activity will provide the basics of RSI, what to look for when reviewing these cases, and actual case studies.
At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will develop a better understanding of Anesthesia as a specialty practice and will have an increased awareness of typical anesthetics and the three phases of anesthetic care including potential complications and liability.
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will have knowledge regarding Human Trafficking with ability to recognize incidence, and with knowledge of legal implications, and be better able to assist clients litigating these cases.
Medical malpractice and negligence in the long-term care setting continues to be an intense area of litigation. Due to the high volume of these types of case, there is a demand for basic information involved in reviewing long term medical records.
You’ve seen the commercials and heard the warnings—sepsis is one of the hottest topics in the medical arena today. But how does this factor into the work of an LNC? Join AALNC and Laurie Hiebert, MSN RN as we gain knowledge about sepsis.
At the end of the presentation, participants will understand prenatal care, operative vaginal delivery, fetal viability and shoulder dystocia. The role of the LNC will be discussed as it pertains to the standard of care and record analysis for each topic.
At the end of the presentation, participants will develop insight in the interventional radiology (IR) department including roles, procedures, treatment, IR imaging modalities, contrast media and informed consent process. Participants will also understand preoperative regulations and standard of car
Participants in this activity will expand their knowledge regarding the resources used as “learned treatises” in lawsuits involving infusion therapy and vascular access, and to review the most recent editions of these documents.