CARNA members regularly ask our practice consultants: When you are asked to sign a form, should you sign it?
You may be asked to sign forms related to disability, injury or the provision of reimbursement from an insurance carrier or board, including worker’s compensation.
These forms may be government-issued, employer-related or exist due to certain legislation.
CARNA's practice consultants recently outlined tips and challenges to
signing patient forms in an article of Alberta RN magazine.
Some of these tips include ensuring that you have:
Challenges to consider include:
For more tips and information on how to resolve these challenges, read the full article in the Spring 2017 issue of Alberta RN magazine.
Ask us for a confidential practice consultation if you are looking for advice on similar questions or concerns.