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Electronic Medical Records for Paralegals: Obtaining, Organizing and summarizing

  • 07/21/2021
  • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Webcast

Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Electronic-Medical-Records-for-Paralegals-Obtaining-Organizing-and-Summarizing/Video-Webinar/90124ER_3349504?st=WA&pt=1

Program Description

Gain Insights on Common Medical Record Mistakes, Diagnostic Tests and Terminology, and More

Procuring, sorting through, and reviewing electronic medical records (EMRs) is no easy feat. Are you up to the task? This program provides you with tips, techniques, and practical how-tos for working with EMRs. Review the different types of medical records, discover best practices for preparing EMRs for depositions and hearings, and determine what policies and procedures you need to implement to safeguard protected health information (PHI). Enhance your skills - register today!

  • Analyze guidelines for subpoenaing EMRs.
  • Unearth tips for requesting audit trails.
  • Develop strategies for locating missing EMRs and handling corrupted files.
  • Uncover practical guidance for detecting data manipulation.
  • Examine the legal essentials of using PHI in litigation.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course is designed to give paralegals the information they need to enhance their medical records skills. Those who should attend include:

  • Paralegals
  • Legal Technicians
  • Legal Assistants
  • Legal Support Staff

Course Content

  1. Overview: Medical Terminology and Abbreviations
  2. Tips for Procuring Electronic Medical Records (EMRs)
  3. Requesting Audit Trails
  4. Organizing and Reviewing EMRs
  5. Spotting Inconsistencies and Detecting Possible Data Manipulation
  6. HIPAA Compliance: Crucial Policies and Best Practices for Safeguarding PHI
  7. How to Prepare Medical Chronologies and Summaries
  8. Ethical Considerations

Washington State Paralegal Association
19540 International Blvd., Ste. 105
SeaTac, WA 98188

206.653.7259

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