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Case Managers May Print Pages for Practice Advancement

The educational content on Athena Forum Institute.com® is intended for the advancement of healthcare professionals’ personal practices. As such, healthcare professionals enrolled on Athena Forum may print pages from the Web site for the sole purpose of advancing their professional practices.  

Organizations May Not Rent or Sell Content

From the organizational perspective, it is imperative for leaders to recognize that all content on Athena Forum.com® is intellectual property and protected by copyright law established by the United States Office of Trademarks and Patents, and internationally by treaty. No institution or individual may rent, sell, re-write, re-purpose or re-distribute Athena Forum content at any time for any reason. The contents of this site include information relating to general principles of nursing care, social work practices and care management practices and should not be considered specific instructions for individual patients. Application of the information in a particular situation remains the professional responsibility of the healthcare professional. Athena Forum, LLC assumes no liability or responsibility for errors or omissions in the use of such information.  

Content is Not a Substitute for Professional Judgment

The clinical procedures, drug information, treatment schedules, and other clinical information offered on Athena Forum are based on research and consultation with industry experts and industry resources. The information contained here reflects generally accepted standards in the United States at the time the information was posted to the Web site. However, as new information becomes available, changes in therapy and the use of drugs may become necessary. Therefore, the information contained on this site cannot be considered as recommendations and is not intended to substitute for independent professional judgment or treatment.  

Publisher Not Responsible for Misuse of Content

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Without limiting the foregoing, everything on this Web site is provided to you “as is” without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. Athena Forum LLC assumes no liability for any loss, damage, or expense from errors or omissions in the information, whether arising in contract, tort, or otherwise. Athena Forum shall be held harmless against any and all judgments, claims, demands, losses or injuries arising out of any information or act of omission on content on the Web site. This Web site also provides links to other Web sites in the context of adding additional resources beyond one of the publisher’s courses. However, the publisher has no control over any information on other websites and the publisher disclaims all responsibility for the content of other Web sites and shall not be liable for damages or injuries arising from that content.