Workshop for Advance Practice Nurses

Workshop Schedule

(All ce/cle's are pending; schedule is subject to change)

Time Thursday, August 3 Room
9am - 12am
CE: 3.00
TAANA Pre-Conference Workshop (separate registration fee required):

Medication Management for Advance Practice Nurses:
Protecting Yourself from Liability

(Separate Registration Fee Required)

Workshop Objectives:

  1. Define elements of malpractice (TAANA).Identify the differences between a malpractice lawsuit and a disciplinary proceeding (TAANA).
  2. List the leading allegations related to medication prescribing made against nurse practitioners in malpractice lawsuits (NSO).
  3. Define the average cost to defend and the indemnity for nurse practitioners in medication-related malpractice lawsuits (NSO).
  4. Identify key risk reduction strategies that nurse practitioners can incorporate into their practice to reduce the chance of a medication-related events (NSO).




Jennifer Flynn, CPHRM, is Risk Manager for Nurses Service Organization in the Healthcare Division of Aon’s Affinity Insurance Services, Inc. Specializing in risk management and having worked in the health care insurance business for over 17 years, Jennifer is dedicated to educating nurses and health care professionals on professional liability risks and offers strategies to mitigate those risks. Working at NSO, she was instrumental in bringing the most recent health care claim reports to the health care community; created self-assessment tools, website content, and other materials on health care risk management issues. She has presented at professional organization meetings on health care risk management and other insurance related topics. Jennifer is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management and is a licensed Property & Casualty agent. She earned a BA in Psychology from Arcadia University in Glenside, Pennsylvania.

Lynn Pierce, RN, BSN, CPHRM, is a Risk Control Directo at CNA Healthcare Risk Control. Prior to joining CNA, she worked in such clinical settings as emergency, surgical and cardiac critical care, and cardiac and orthopedic rehabilitation services. She has served as a director of risk management in acute care hospitals and integrated health care systems and has held leadership positions in risk management, quality, HIPAA privacy, environmental and patient safety, case management, corporate compliance, Workers’ Compensation and infection control. In 2002, she became a certified legal nurse consultant, achieved the LEAN Green Belt Certification and a certified Workers’ Compensation professional in Georgia. She earned her associate degree in nursing from Dalton College in Dalton, Georgia and a BSN from the State University of West Georgia in Carrollton, Georgia and is currently attending Spring Arbor University with plans to graduate in May 2019 with a Masters in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner.

Cost & Registration

$50.00 for the seminar.


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