Legal and Ethical Concerns for the Lactation Consultant
Basic legal principles and liability regarding the creation, duration, and termination of the professional-patient/client relationship.
This course covers basic legal principles regarding the creation, duration, and termination of the professional-patient/client relationship, general and informed consent, legal actions most likely to be brought against LC's including battery, professional negligence, breach of warranty, and unauthorized practice of medicine. Also included is a discussion of professional liability insurance.
The Instructor is Liz Brooks, J.D., IBCLC, and FILCA.
- 1.75 E-CERPs
- 1.75 Nursing Contact Hours
- 1.75 CME Credits