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Without the proper legal awareness needed to stay in compliance, you may face grave legal and financial consequences. This recording will show you how to continue to help the people you’ve been trained to help while still protecting yourself from many legal pitfalls. If you watch only one recording this year, make it this one.
Watch attorney Lois Fenner for an entertaining and enlightening day and leave with a greater understanding of the latest New Mexico laws as they relate to behavioral health. You will take home practical strategies to minimize and manage legal and ethical risks and you will learn how to immediately implement these risk reducing strategies into your practice.
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This self-study activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save this course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.
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Lois A. Fenner McBride, RN, MS, JD, Attorney at Law, is an honor’s graduate of the University of Maryland Graduate School of Nursing, Undergraduate School of Nursing, and University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. She is an attorney admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States, the Federal Bar and the Maryland Bar. She is a compact licensed Registered Nurse and a Certified Clinical Specialist (Psychiatric and Pediatric). She served as vice president of human resources for Schneider Regional Medical Center, USVI for five years.
Nurse-Attorney Fenner is a founding member of The American Association of Nurse Attorneys, past president of the Monumental Bar Association, a member of the Women’s Bar Association, Trial Lawyers’ Association, the National Exchange Club, Phi Kappa Phi and Sigma Theta Tau honor societies. She has been recognized by the Alliance of Black Women Attorneys with the Distinguished Women in Law Award, the Baltimore Marketing Association Harold Young Leadership Award, and the Baltimore County Diversity Award.
Additionally, she is a three-time recipient of the Daily Record’s Top 100 Women in Maryland Award and was inducted into the Circle of Excellence. Nurse-Attorney Fenner has been recognized as a Baltimore Business Journal’s Who’s Who in Law and was selected as one of the Super Lawyers twice. Her practice focuses on medical and health care litigation and consulting: including medical malpractice, personal injury, accreditation, human resources, wrongful death, risk management, credentialing and professional boards/licensure.
Nurse-Attorney Fenner is a recognized educator and lecturer throughout the country providing realistic and current information in dynamic presentations.
Financial: Lois Fenner McBride receives compensation as a Nurse Attorney, HR Consultant, and Educator-Lecturer. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Lois Fenner McBride has no relevant non-financial relationships.
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