This session explains the components of a nursing malpractice claim with thoughtful insight into what attorneys (for you and for the plaintiff) look for when a claim is filed. Nurses will gain helpful practice tips that may lead to a change in one’s own practice to avoid malpractice and negligence claims.  Additionally, “crisis standards of care” will be reviewed in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic.  

Disclosures:

1.     Criteria for successful completion: Watch the recording in its entirety and mark lessons as complete. A certificate will be provided and available for download after the final part of the online course is marked as complete.

2.     Montana Nurses Association is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

4.     This activity is available for contact hours through 12/31/2022.

Contact hours awarded upon successful completion: 1

Questions? Email them to [email protected]


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$30

Prevention of Common Legal Pitfalls in Nursing




Tammi Fisher, JD

A native Montanan, Tammi was born in Great Falls, and spent her formative years in various towns across Montana including Glasgow, Simms, and Seeley Lake. She received her undergraduate and law degree from the University of Montana. Tammi began her legal career working for a professional negligence law firm. She then transitioned to criminal prosecution and was a prosecutor for the Flathead County Attorneys office, where she prosecuted everything from a barking dog citation to a homicide. She then opened her own firm, specializing in professional negligence and property law. After 10 years trying cases, Tammi was recruited to Kalispell Regional Medical Center in 2011 to be the Risk Manager. She now consults as the Director of Risk and Medical Staff Services for Kalispell Regional Healthcare. She operates a management and consulting firm, DGB, LLC where she provides healthcare risk and medical staff consulting.