A copy is a copy and an original is an original, so if the nurses are recording information on a copy of the original and the same recorded information is missing from the original copy, that would be fraudulent documentation due to that information being missing from the patient's chart.
If the nurse just happen to remember some time later that she forgot to document something, she must go to the original copy or a separate and new original document and record the information that she forgot to record and title that information as a "Late entry" for whatever date that entry is intended for and sign and date that entry with the date she remembered to document.
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