RRD Partner and Nurse Consultant Speak at Annual Conference of Connecticut Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Society

May 1, 2012

RRD Partner John F. Costa and RRD Nurse Consultant Maureen Kaps, RN, were featured speakers at the 2012 Connecticut Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Society ("CTAPRNS") Annual Conference in Southbury on April 26, 2012. CTAPRNS provides a professional forum for nurse practitioners in Connecticut and provides continuing education opportunities for nurse practitioners to meet their professional development needs. The presentation by Attorney Costa and Nurse Kaps, entitled "Legal Considerations for the APRN," covered an array of issues affecting nurse practitioners in today's health care climate including:

     -Documentation and the Age of Electronic Medical Records

     -Is individual insurance for the APRN necessary?

     -Agency, common law and contractual indemnification

     -Settlements, The National Practitioner's Data Bank and The Department of Public Health