DNS-CT Course - Risk Management for the Nurse Leader

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Upon completion of the Risk Management for the Nurse Leader course, the participant will be able to:

  • Understand the basic framework for an effective risk-management program
  • Explain five functions of risk management
  • Explain at least three strategies nurse leaders can use to identify potential and actual risks
  • Define how to determine risk severity and occurrence probability
  • Identify at least five ways to minimize risk through resident and family partnerships
  • Identify at least five strategies that can help mitigate adverse outcomes when incidents occur

The course was written by Charlotte Eliopoulos, RN, MPH, PhD, DNS-CT and Alexis Roam, MSN, RN-BC, DNS-MT, QCP-MT.

6.81 contact hours will be awarded for this continuing nursing education activity. Learners must complete the entire education activity and associated evaluation to receive the contact hours. No partial credit will be awarded. Contact hours will be awarded for this activity until January 9, 2026.

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