On Sunday, June 23rd, Partner Denise Destache gave a 3 hour presentation, including lecture, case study analysis, and mock depositions, to nurses enrolled in the UNMC Nurse Leader/Executive Advanced Development (LEAD) Program. This is a Masters level program for nurse managers, administrators, and advanced practice nurses, aimed at developing their analytical skills with regard to legal, regulatory, risk management, and ethical issues, and to integrate these skills into their roles as nurse leaders. The presentation was part of the student “immersion weekend,” which is intended to pull all of the course content together at the end of the semester. It consists of 2 days where students, faculty and invited nurse leaders gather at a campus location and participate in role plays and case studies.
On June 28th, Partners Pat Vipond and Denise Destache gave a 2 hour presentation on nursing litigation at Alegent Health Creighton University Medical Center. The presentation included participation by staff members in case scenarios and mock depositions.