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Risk Management Series 1- Documentation in Allied Health

Tip #3: When to Document: Timing

This is a common issue that many Allied Health professionals face.  There may be a myriad of daily occurrences that impact your ability to document.  However, timing is important.  

 

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Risk Management Series 1 - Documentation in Allied Health

Tip #2: Objective versus Subjective Documentation



No matter the Allied Health profession in which you are practicing, from social work to physical therapy, documentation should be objective, not subjective.  It should not be judgmental, but should be an accurate, descriptive representation of what you observed and heard.  Keep in mind the types of documentation may vary depending upon the area of Allied Health profession in which you are practicing, but below are a few examples to illustrate objective versus subjective documentation.

 

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Risk Management Series 1 - Documentation in Allied Health

Tip #1: Why Is It Important to Document?

Risk Management Series 1 - Documentation in Allied Health

Welcome to the new Allied Health Risk Management Tip Corner. Each week we will post a new update on various helpful tips and topics you may use in your practice as an Allied Health professional. If you have feedback or want to see a topic covered, contact us at: contact@trustrms.com. At the end of each series, we will provide a complete compilation. We hope you enjoy these tips!

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