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Upcoming Webinars and Events


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Social Media and Technology

Social Media and Technology
July 24, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT (Replay with live Q&A)

An increasing number of nurses are using mobile devices and apps as tools to assist in daily clinical care. As well, the use of social media by nurses is growing. Participate in this upcoming CNPS webinar to learn more about the legal risks involved in using these new technologies.

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Communicating with the Police

Communicating with the Police
August 14, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT (Replay with live Q&A)

Nurses interact with the police in a number of ways. They may be asked to respond to inquiries from police, they may be required to contact the police to assist in managing unsafe patient situations, or they themselves may be the subject of a police inquiry. Communicating with the police can raise some important legal, professional and ethical issues.

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Medical cannabis

Medical Cannabis: What every nurse needs to know
August 28, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT (Replay with live Q&A)

Do you have questions about access to medical cannabis under the new Cannabis Act and Cannabis Regulations? Attend this webinar to obtain an overview of the current state of the law in Canada and for an opportunity to ask your questions to a CNPS lawyer.

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Documentation

Documentation
September 11, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT (Replay with live Q&A)

Documenting patient encounters is both a legal and professional requirement to ensure safe patient care. Documentation can take a number of different forms depending upon your patient population and care setting. It can also serve a secondary purpose of supporting the care you provided for defence purposes. Please join us to learn more about the issues and considerations in relation to documentation.

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Telepractice

Telepractice
September 18, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT

This webinar will look at the legal risks of telepractice, and provide strategies on how to mitigate these risks. Telepractice is an increasingly growing field, and while useful, it also carries enhanced risks and requires a careful approach. Topics that will be discussed in this webinar include: the importance of physical location, pressure on scope of practice, privacy concerns, referrals, documentation, and an overview of relevant cases.

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