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PEF members can take advantage of upcoming Public Service Workshop trainings on defensive documentation for nurses and medication safety.

The Defensive Documentation for Nurses  program will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Jan. 27. This virtual workshop teaches the legal and ethical aspects of medical case documentation and record-keeping with a focus on litigation preparation and understanding as it relates to fact-finding and best practice strategies.

Topics include common errors in charting, what to include and omit in documentation, review of selected court cases, and the pros and cons of various methods of charting. The workshop is geared towards nurses. This activity has been approved for 6.0 CNE contact hours. You must register here by Jan. 20.

The Medication Safety: Identifying and Preventing Errors program will be 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Feb. 16.  This half-day virtual workshop discusses how to reduce medication errors and the efficacy of various prevention strategies. Participants will develop an understanding of drug safety and quality issues through a review of the literature and case studies. The workshop will highlight the nature and causes of medication errors, the impact on patients, and the differences in causation, impact, and prevention across multiple points of health care delivery. This activity has been approved for 3.0 CNE contact hours.

PEF members must register for the session by February 9.

To reference full workshop details, visit the Statewide Learning Management System (SLMS).  For additional information regarding currently available offerings, check PSWP Course Offerings at