This course is available for FREE to Sigma Members.
This course will enhance your understanding of legal aspects of everyday nursing and help you to increase your ability to recognize and avoid the legal risks involved in nursing practice.
- Participate in effective communication, delegation, and advocacy
- Practice risk mitigating behaviors that improve safety of patients and protects the nurse’s license
- Utilize technology and devices appropriately to limit risk and improve safety
- Demonstrate competency on the function of nursing license oversight
About the Author:
India Owens MSN, RN, CEN, NE-BC, FAEN is an experienced nursing leader with over 40 years as an RN. She is board certified nurse executive (NE-BC) and holds a master’s degree in Nursing Leadership with focus in Public Policy/Law. Owens has taught nursing leadership to post-graduate students at the University level and has served as a mentor and coach to other nurses, assisting them in achieving their career goals. A member of the Emergency Nurses Association, Owens chaired the development committee for the ENA’s Lantern Award and contributed to developing standard metrics for measuring ED performance. Owens served on the Indiana State Board of Nursing from 2015-2019. She operates India T. Owens Consulting. Her work includes contributing to educational programs, establishing debriefing programs, speaking, and teaching.