Fake CPR certificates show need to check credentials for more than MDs

November 2007
Healthcare Risk Management;Nov2007, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p120
A California hospital recently found that workers were falsifying the proof of required medical training. Results of the hospital's investigation highlight the need for risk managers to verify the credentials of all staff, not just physicians and nurses. • The liability risk from falsified credentials is high. • Employees may falsify credentials for convenience. • The discovery of bogus training certificates is not necessarily proof that your policies and procedures are inadequate.


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