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Webinar: Nursing: Know Your Risks

  • December 19, 2017
  • | 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM |

Part of the Know Your Risk webinar series.

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Learn about malpractice vulnerabilities in nursing and discuss strategies to mitigate risk and improve patient safety. Nurses are dedicated to providing the highest level of care to their patients. However, despite this commitment, errors may still occur. Breakdowns in communication, failure to escalate concern, and failure to rescue patients are all areas where nurses may be vulnerable to risk.



Join our expert faculty for this one hour live webinar to hear what data reveals about nursing and malpractice. At the webinar’s conclusion, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss malpractice risks specific to nursing
  • Review nursing malpractice data relative to communication, escalation of concern and failure to rescue
  • Describe strategies to mitigate risk including structured communication and team training



  • Carol Keohane, MS, RN ─ Asst. V.P. Patient Safety, CRICO
  • Penny Greenberg, MS, RN, CPPS ─ Sr. Program Director, Patient Safety Services
  • Lisa Heard, MSN, RN, CPHQ ─ Sr. Program Director, Patient Safety and Education, CRICO



RNs, CNMs, NPs, CRNAs, PAs, Physicians, and organization practice leaders and managers are encouraged to attend this webinar.



CRICO’s Know Your Risks Webinar series highlights the top areas of risk based on analyses of malpractice data from the CRICO CBS database. Topics include emergency medicine, obstetrics, surgery, and nursing.