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Oakstone CME Risk Management for Medical Practitioners

Key Topics in Risk Management CME

Risk Management for Medical Practitioners focuses on the major risk management areas and legal pitfalls encountered in everyday practice and on enduring principles and strategies for managing these risks. This online CME course teaches risk management principles and current developments in liability prevention.

Through lectures and panel discussions, faculty address the impact of COVID-19 and its implications for clinical practice. Current concepts in malpractice prevention and risk management “hot spots” are emphasized, including best ways to diminish risks associated with documentation and informed consent. It’s available online, so you can conveniently earn CME credits while learning more about topics such as:

  • Email communication risks
  • Prescription monitoring programs
  • Curbside consultation: Pros and cons
  • Supervisor liability for nurse practitioners, PAs, residents, and medical students
  • Strategies if sued
  • Witness stand perils and opportunities
  • Malpractice insurance coverage
  • and many more!

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be better able to apply the following:

  • Describe the essential of risk management in medical, surgical and psychiatric practices
  • Successfully navigate the realities of the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Document with diminished liability risk
  • Outline risks of telemedicine, email communications, and electronic medical record
  • Describe the risks related to your licensing board
  • Discuss liability issues pertaining to the prescription monitoring program and the consequences of the Notebook
  • Review strategies for improved communication when things go wrong
  • Assess risks in supervising trainees, nurse practitioners & physician assistants
  • Utilize strategic tips about liability protection from both plaintiff’s attorney and defense attorney and practicing clinicians
  • Discuss informed consent and the heightened expectations of the Boards process rather than a signed form
  • Better navigate the insurer’s perspective about liability
  • Distinguish between curbside vs. formal consultation and understand their benefits and risks

Target Audience

This activity is targeted towards physicians of all specialties, with a special focus on medical, surgical, and psychiatric practices.

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Key Topics in Risk Management CME

Risk Management for Medical Practitioners focuses on the major risk management areas and legal pitfalls encountered in everyday practice and on enduring principles and strategies for managing these risks. This online CME course teaches risk management principles and current developments in liability prevention.

Through lectures and panel discussions, faculty address the impact of COVID-19 and its implications for clinical practice. Current concepts in malpractice prevention and risk management “hot spots” are emphasized, including best ways to diminish risks associated with documentation and informed consent. It’s available online, so you can conveniently earn CME credits while learning more about topics such as:

  • Email communication risks
  • Prescription monitoring programs
  • Curbside consultation: Pros and cons
  • Supervisor liability for nurse practitioners, PAs, residents, and medical students
  • Strategies if sued
  • Witness stand perils and opportunities
  • Malpractice insurance coverage
  • and many more!

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be better able to apply the following:

  • Describe the essential of risk management in medical, surgical and psychiatric practices
  • Successfully navigate the realities of the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Document with diminished liability risk
  • Outline risks of telemedicine, email communications, and electronic medical record
  • Describe the risks related to your licensing board
  • Discuss liability issues pertaining to the prescription monitoring program and the consequences of the Notebook
  • Review strategies for improved communication when things go wrong
  • Assess risks in supervising trainees, nurse practitioners & physician assistants
  • Utilize strategic tips about liability protection from both plaintiff’s attorney and defense attorney and practicing clinicians
  • Discuss informed consent and the heightened expectations of the Boards process rather than a signed form
  • Better navigate the insurer’s perspective about liability
  • Distinguish between curbside vs. formal consultation and understand their benefits and risks

Target Audience

This activity is targeted towards physicians of all specialties, with a special focus on medical, surgical, and psychiatric practices.

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