Unit 6: Documentation and Regulatory Compliance – Discussion
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Topic 1: Documentation Issues
Based on the information you have learned in the course so far and the readings analyze the advantages and disadvantages of charting by exception when faced with a malpractice lawsuit. Discuss how you would correct mistakes in a medical chart and the formatting of your documentation when witnessing an adverse patient occurrence. How would these corrections be perceived in a court of law?