Take the Terror Out of Testifying & Survive the Deposition

Take the Terror Out of Testifying & Survive the Deposition

Apr 15, 2015 11:45am

Identification: 010

Contact hours available until 4/18/17.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

No faculty, planning committee members, poster presenters, or presenters disclose a potential or actual conflict of interest.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and AAACN.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

AAACN is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 5366.


  1. Discuss a deposition and how it will be used by attorneys in the preparation for trial for a lawsuit. 
  2. Discuss the rationale for conducting the deposition, use of the oath, and the recording of testimony.
  3. Evaluate the credibility, experience, and opinions of the nurse witness.
  4. Discuss the preparation a nurse must undergo in preparation of testifying.