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Nursing Documentation for the LTC Setting

The purpose of this educational activity is to enable the learner to identify components of appropriate nursing documentation in the long-term care setting.


$15.00

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Learning Objectives

At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to:

  1. Identify four (4) documentation practices that validate safe, effective, and high-quality person-centered care.
  2. List two (2) documentation practices that create legal and professional risks.
  3. Select four (4) nursing documentation requirements specific to long-term care.

Learning Outcome

At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to demonstrate knowledge of appropriate nursing documentation by passing a quiz with 85% or greater accuracy.

Author

Linda Shubert, MSN, RN

Linda has 30 years of nursing experience working with the older adult across rehabilitation, home health, geriatric case management, acute care, and long-term care settings. Linda has held a variety of clinical, teaching, and administrative positions including Director of Nursing, Clinical Professor of Nursing, Staff Development Coordinator, and Simulation and Skills Lab Director. As a staff development director in long-term care for 19 years, she has presented new employee orientation and annual federal training for all departments. Linda is an advocate for competency-based training for all employees meet annual regulatory requirements while promoting quality outcomes for the older adult in the long-term care setting.

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Nursing Documentation for the LTC Setting

$15.00

Appropriate nursing documentation is vital, reflecting the changes in nursing practice, regulatory agency requirements, legal guidelines, and supports the evaluation of quality, person-centered care. This educational activity reviews standards and best practices of one of the most important functions of nurses working in the long-term care setting.

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