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Amy Magnano

JD

Amy represents health care providers and health care facilities in medical liability litigation, complex health care litigation, and licensing and disciplinary litigation. She also represents clients on a wide range of regulatory matters. As part of this latter focus, Amy counsels legal professionals, health care systems and physician groups on compliance with the HIPAA and HITECH Act, and primarily on the HIPAA privacy, security and breach notification requirements. Amy has been selected to the Washington Super Lawyers "Rising Stars" list for five consecutive years from 2012 to 2016, and a Super Lawyer in 2017-2018 in Medical Malpractice. She also holds a 2019 Best Lawyers ranking in Health Care Law.

Amy taught as an adjunct professor in the health law program at University of Washington School of Law from 2011-2015. In addition, she has taught at Seattle University School of Law since 2014. Before she joined Bennett, Bigelow & Leedom, Amy clerked for the Honorable Ann Schindler of the Washington State Court of Appeals, Division I.
Amy earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Notre Dame, and graduated magna cum laude from Seattle University School of Law.

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Preventing Lawsuits in Long-Term Care: Strategies for Administrators

Presented by Cheryl Lehman, PhD, RN, CRRN, Amy Magnano, JD, and Kristen L. Mauk, PhD, DNP, RN, CRRN, GCNS-BC, GNP-BC, FARN, FAAN

Preventing Lawsuits in Long-Term Care: Strategies for Administrators

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Video Runtime: 47 Minutes

This course discusses the risk factors specific to long-term care administrators that arise during legal action against facilities. Participants will gain an understanding of the legal processes related to lawsuits and how this impacts administration. Examples of legal cases in which leadership staff were asked to testify are presented. Participants will learn strategies of how to reduce the risk of legal action being brought against them personally, as well as reducing risk for their organization. Issues such as what to expect in a deposition are discussed. This course is appropriate for administrators working in any setting, but particularly pertains to those working in long-term care.

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Preventing Lawsuits in Long-Term Care: Strategies for Nurses

Presented by Cheryl Lehman, PhD, RN, CRRN and Amy Magnano, JD

Preventing Lawsuits in Long-Term Care: Strategies for Nurses

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Video Runtime: 40 Minutes

This course gives students an overview of the legal processes related to lawsuits and how this impacts the licensed nurse. Examples of legal cases concerning nurses are presented. Participants will learn what kinds of errors and complaints often end in legal action being brought against the nurse, and how a case proceeds. A detailed review of the steps involved in preventing legal action will be reviewed. This course is appropriate for licensed nurses working in any setting, but particularly targets those in long term care. This course is appropriate for licensed nurses working in any setting, but particularly targets those in rehabilitation, long term care and home health.

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