An Athletic Trainer’s Guide to Malpractice Prevention Webinar

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 11:00 to 12:15
Webinar Fee: 
$15.00 for NATA members / $25.00 for non-members
Target Audience: 
Athletic Trainers
Jennifer Flynn, CPHRM
Susan Pierce, BSN, RN
The purpose of this presentation is to examine and discuss current and emerging liability exposures confronting athletic training professionals. Our goal is to help athletic trainers understand their major areas of vulnerability and take appropriate action to protect their patients from harm and themselves and their employers from potential litigation. This presentation will feature claim scenarios and high-level risk control recommendations which, if implemented appropriately, can help prevent incidents and increase patient satisfaction while minimizing exposure to lawsuits and licensure/certification actions.
Athletic Training Domains: 
Domain 5 – Healthcare Administration and Professional Responsibility
Course Level: 
Clinical Objectives: 

At the conclusion of this presentation, the learner will be able to:

Participant will be able to understand the most common claims of negligence made against Athletic Trainers in malpractice lawsuits.
Participant will be able to understand the most common patient injuries in malpractice lawsuits.
Participant will be able to identify key risk management tools Athletic Trainers can incorporate into their practice.
Special Instructions: 

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Please Note: You must be present for the duration of the webinar in order to receive your CEU, if applicable.