The Importance of Documentation in Medical Negligence Litigation: A Primer for Health Authority Employees

As Healthcare professionals, we appreciate the importance of medical documentation in the context of health care and patient safety, but we may not all have considered its significance in the context of medical negligence litigation. This presentation highlights the importance of charting in litigation.

What is the role of documentation in litigation? Why is it important not only for patients, but also for healthcare providers? This session also includes some general information on what to expect in the event that you are involved in an adverse event which results in litigation.


Primarily addressing nursing, but of interest to other clinical staff and risk managers.

1 hr 15 mins
20275

Open to health authority staff and providers.


Contact Info

Kopetsky, Darren

darren.kopetsky@vch.ca

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