Defending Nursing Homes Against Common Claims

Karie Valentino
Karie Valentino
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith, LLP

Karie Valentino is a partner in the Chicago office of Lewis Brisbois with 25 years of experience and she is a member of the Long-Term Care, Healthcare, and Medical Malpractice Practices.

Craig C. Conley
Craig C. Conley
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

Craig C. Conley has significant experience in litigation in a variety of areas with an emphasis in health care litigation involving hospitals, long-term care facilities, physicians, nurses, and other health care providers.

On-Demand: December 21, 2022
Defending Nursing Homes Against Common Claims

$195.00 2 hour CLE

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Program Summary

This CLE webinar will focus on the topic of nursing home defense against recurring claims. The key points discussed will relate to the admissibility of medical records and bills, additional required documentation, and IDPH reports. It will also touch on admissions and family testimony, as well as the specifics of regulations and the investigation process.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • How to counter bad facts from the medical records
  • Admissibility of medical records and bills
  • Regulatory data
  • Utilizing medical records of a nursing home
  • Using the Nursing Home Care Act, federal OBRA regulations, and Illinois administrative regulations
  • Admissions
  • Family testimony

Date: December 21, 2022

Closed-captioning available

Speakers

Karie Valentino_ Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith, LLP._myLawCLEKarie Valentino | Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith, LLP

Karie Valentino is a partner in the Chicago office of Lewis Brisbois with 25 years of experience and she is a member of the Long-Term Care, Healthcare, and Medical Malpractice Practices. She also has experience defending home health care agencies and their nurses. She has engaged in numerous arbitrations and mediations and successfully tried to verdict multiple medical malpractice cases on behalf of physicians, nurses and hospitals, and long-term care facilities and its employees.

Ms. Valentino has conducted multiple seminars with local hospitals for their staff, including nurses, for their continuing education requirements which address various medical legal issues. The seminar topics include: ”Your Documentation: Does It Tell the Story?”; “The Legal Capacity to Give Consent”; “Know the Facts About Guardianship, Healthcare Surrogate Act and Healthcare Power of Attorney”; “The Facts About Power of Attorney for Healthcare”; and “Medical Malpractice Lawsuits- Analysis and Prevention” and conducted grand rounds lecturing on medical malpractice lawsuits-analysis and prevention.

 

Craig C. Conley_ Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC._myLawCLECraig C. Conley | Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

Craig C. Conley has significant experience in litigation in a variety of areas with an emphasis in health care litigation involving hospitals, long-term care facilities, physicians, nurses, and other health care providers. Mr. Conley also is experienced in health care regulatory matters, including issues involving federal and state regulations and licensing, survey, and certification.

Mr. Conley is also experienced in commercial litigation, construction litigation, products liability defense, premises liability, insurance defense, personal injury defense, labor and employment and class action defense, particularly in employment related matters. He is a Rule 31 Listed General Civil Mediator for the state of Tennessee.

Mr. Conley has served as lead counsel as well as co-counsel in jury and non-jury trials in state and federal courts in Tennessee and throughout the United States. Prior to joining Baker Donelson, Mr. Conley was in house counsel for Federal Express Corporation within the litigation department with a focus on labor and employment. Mr. Conley also served as law clerk to the Honorable W. Frank Crawford of the Tennessee Court of Appeals, Western Section.

Agenda

I. How to counter bad facts from the medical records | 2:30pm – 2:45pm

II. Admissibility of medical records and bills | 2:45pm – 3:00pm

III. Regulatory data | 3:00pm – 3:15pm

IV. Utilizing medical records of a nursing home | 3:15pm – 3:30pm

Break | 3:30pm – 3:40pm

V. Using the Nursing Home Care Act, federal OBRA regulations, and Illinois administrative regulations | 3:40pm – 4:00pm

VI. Admissions | 4:00pm – 4:20pm

VII. Family testimony | 4:20pm – 4:40pm