Upcoming Webinars and Events


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NP Series: Prescribing Controlled Drugs and Substances

NP Series: Legal Considerations in Prescribing Controlled Drugs
January 22, 2019, 12:00 - 1:00 PM EST

Prescribing controlled drugs attracts greater legal liability. Find out how to manage this greater risk and learn how to protect yourself from civil claims and complaints arising from this aspect of your practice.

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Independent practice

Independent Practice
January 29, 2019 12:00 - 1:00 PM EST (NEW DATE)

Are you hoping or planning on becoming self-employed? Do you already have an independent practice? Attend this webinar to understand the different legal considerations which may apply when working in independent practice.

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Medical cannabis

Medical Cannabis: What Every Nurse Needs to Know
February 5, 2019, 12:00 - 1:00 PM EST (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 Legal Advisor.

UPDATE: Thank you for your interest. As of January 14, this webinar is full. You may register for the March 4 session below.

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About CNPS

Learn about CNPS: More than Liability Protection
February 7, 2019, 12:00 - 1:00 PM EST

Are you thinking about joining CNPS, or are you already a beneficiary and have questions about CNPS? The CNPS offers professional liability protection, education, risk management, and optional assistance with regulatory matters (College complaints). Attend this free webinar to learn more about CNPS’ comprehensive legal services related to nursing practice.

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Social media and technology

Social Media and Technology
February 13, 2019, 12:00 - 1:00 PM EST

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. Learn more about the legal risks involved by attending this webinar.

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NP Series: Third Party Requests

NP Series: Third Party Requests for Records and Reports
February 26, 2019, 12:00 - 1:00 PM EST

Third party requests for records and records can place the NP in an uncomfortable position. This webinar addresses issues of privacy, completion of reports and managing client expectations among other common questions raised as a result of these requests.

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Medical cannabis

Medical Cannabis: What Every Nurse Needs to Know
March 4, 2019, 12:00 - 1:00 PM EST (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 Legal Advisor.

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An introduction to health law for students

An Introduction to Health Law for Students
March 19, 2019, 12:00 - 1:00 PM EDT

Are you a nursing student or a new grad? Attend this free webinar for a presentation on legal issues of interest to students and new grads. Several issues will be discussed by a CNPS lawyer, with the opportunity for you to ask your questions.

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Documentation

Documentation
March 20, 2019, 12:00 - 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.

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Legal Risk Management for Nurses Practicing in Mental Health Environments

Legal Risk Management for Nurses Practicing in Mental Health Environments
April 10, 2019, 12:00 - 1:00 PM EDT

This webinar will present some of the legal risks faced by nurses who work with mental health clients. The presentation will include practical strategies nurses can employ to manage those risks. Issues to be highlighted include the common legal issues faced by all nurses no matter which type of nursing they practice.

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