Risk Management CME

  • MedRisk – Medical Risk Management CME

    Medical Risk Management CME (MedRisk) provides online CME focusing on risk management, patient safety and medical error prevention. MedRisk offers over 50 courses for physicians, dentists and nurses.

    Representative topics include preventing medical errors; avoiding “never” events; avoiding medical systems failures; low health literacy; cultural competency; medical ethics; electronic medicine; documentation; failure to diagnose; failure to diagnose cancer; managing disruptive physician behavior; working with difficult patients; Informed consent; and root cause analysis.

    Specialty-specific courses are available in these areas:
    Anesthesiology; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Emergency Medicine; Hospital Medicine; Neurology; Obstetrics/Gynecology; Ophthalmology; Oral Surgery; Orthopedics; Pathology; Pain Management; Pediatrics; Psychiatry; Radiology; and Surgery.

    Courses meet most states’ requirements for licensure as well as many malpractice insurers’ requirements for premium discounts.

    Target Audience:
    Risk Management (all providers who need CME in risk management, patient safety and medical error prevention).

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    • Cost: $15 per credit
    • Credit hours: 1-10 per program
    • CME credits awarded by: Medical Risk Management
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Material last updated: Continuously Updated
  • $500 GIFT CARD W/ CODE: GC500
    FEATURED

    Topics in Risk Management – 7th Edition

    Learn from Risk Management Experts

    You’ll discover key strategies for protecting both your patients and your practice with this series of in-depth audio discussions focused on important topics in risk management and health care ethics. Led by Richard P. Kidwell, JD, Senior Associate Counsel and Vice President of Risk Management at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, medicolegal experts share their valuable insights on:

    • Opioid prescribing pitfalls
    • Complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
    • Preparting for and participating in depositions
    • Alternative dispute resolution (ADR), including mediation and arbitration
    • Issues with electronic records
    • Avoiding potential fraud and abuse claims

    Learning Objectives

    After participating in this activity, the learner will be able to:

    • Avoid potential fraud and abuse claims
    • Create electronic records that will cover ongoing patient care and prevent or provide a defense to medical malpractice claims
    • Prepare for and perform confidently when testifying at a deposition
    • Understand the advantages of participating in alternative dispute resolution (ADR) rather than taking the riskier course of letting a lay jury decide a medical malpractice case

    Intended Audience

    Physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, and others interested in the education of risk management.

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    • Cost: $249
    • Credit hours: 14
    • CME credits awarded by: Oakstone Publishing, LLC
    • Format: On-Demand Online, Audio CD
    • Material last updated: July 31, 2020
    • Expiration of CME credit: July 31, 2023
  • A Guide to the Secrets of Never-Sued Physicians

    A Guide to the Secrets of Never-Sued Physicians will help you to:
    • Utilize the behaviors of never-sued physicians and incorporate them into daily practice;
    • Refrain from using specific physician behaviors that precipitate lawsuits;
    • Recognize potentially litigious patients and put into practice methods for dealing with them
    • Practice medicine in a way that is consistent with recognized ethical principles.

    Meets Special CME Requirements in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Texas.

    Target Audience: Physicians focusing on Risk Management.

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    • Cost: $25 per credit
    • Credit hours: 4
    • CME credits awarded by: University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center
    • Format: On-Demand Online
  • Preventing and Responding to Medical Errors

    Preventing and Responding to Medical Errors will help you to:
    • Recognize how root causes and other factors contribute to errors and medical adverse events;
    • Understand the difference between active and latent causes of medical adverse events;
    • Manage your ethical obligation to promptly and openly disclose a medical error to a patient and their family;
    • Develop ongoing patient safety improvement efforts based on national standards and guidelines

    Meets Special CME Requirements in Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Texas.

    Target Audience: Physicians focusing on Medical Errors

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    • Cost: $25 per credit
    • Credit hours: 3
    • CME credits awarded by: Office of Continuing Education, School of Medicine, University of Missouri-Columbia
    • Format: On-Demand Online
  • Risk Management and the Art of Medicine

    Risk Management and the Art of Medicine will help you to:
    • Identify physician behaviors that lead to malpractice lawsuits;
    • Explain the four elements required to prove a claim of medical malpractice;
    • Incorporate strategies you can use to reduce your malpractice risk; and
    • Practice medicine in a way that is consistent with recognized ethical principles.

    Meets Special CME Requirements in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Texas.

    Target Audience: Physicians focusing on Risk Management

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    • Cost: $25 per credit
    • Credit hours: 3
    • CME credits awarded by: University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center
    • Format: On-Demand Online
  • The Human Side of Medical Errors

    The Human Side of Medical Errors will help you to:
    • Deal with complex ethical issues that arise when caring for colleagues;
    • Share bad news with patients or families compassionately and effectively;
    • Participate in safe and efficient patient handoffs with other healthcare providers; and
    • Recognize and respond appropriately to disruptive behavior that is endangering patient safety within the health care team.

    Meets Special CME Requirements inConnecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Texas.

    Target Audience: Physicians focusing on Risk Management.

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    • Cost: $25 per credit
    • Credit hours: 2
    • CME credits awarded by: Office of Continuing Education, School of Medicine, University of Missouri-Columbia
    • Format: On-Demand Online
  • Using Systematic Procedures to Prevent Medical Errors

    Using Systematic Procedures to Prevent Medical Errors will help you to:
    • Use standardized procedures and checklists to reduce medical errors;
    • Manage informed consent;
    • Utilize rapid response teams; and
    • Better approach communication difficulties.

    Meets Special CME Requirements in Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Texas.

    Target Audience: Physicians focusing on Medical Errors.

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    • Cost: $25 per credit
    • Credit hours: 2
    • CME credits awarded by: Office of Continuing Education, School of Medicine, University of Missouri-Columbia
    • Format: On-Demand Online
  • Virtual Lecture Hall Courses

    The Virtual Lecture Hall courses are designed to meet specific state CME mandates, but they also apply to all licensed physicians regardless of state of licensure.
    Examinations are not required for CME credit.

    Find the Virtual Lecture Hall courses in State alphabetical order:
    California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas and Vermont.

    Find the Virtual Lecture Hall courses in order by groups of required topics:
    Cultural Competence;
    Domestic Violence
    End of Life-Palliative Care;
    Ethics;
    HIV-AIDS;
    Infection Control;
    Infectious Diseases;
    Medical Errors;
    Modes of Transmission;
    Patient Communications;
    Patient Safety;
    Prescribing Practices;
    Professional Responsibility;
    Risk Management.

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    • Cost: $25 to access the site (includes 1 CME credit); additional credits for $25 per hour.
    • Credit hours: 19 programs offering a total of 90 credits.
    • CME credits awarded by: Various medical schools and professional societies.
    • Format: On-Demand Online
  • FREE

    Crico RMF CME Online (Risk Management)

    CME is available in many groups including:
    • Disclosure and Apology Series
    • Patient Safety Series
    • Improving Communications in Health Care
    • Key Risk Areas
    • Managing a Medical Malpractice Case

    Target Audience: Physicians specializing in Risk Management

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: Varies depending on course
    • CME credits awarded by: Crico RMF
    • Format: On-Demand Online
  • Florida Medical Association Online CME

    There are many courses listed that are part of the licensure requirements for Florida physicians. They may also be taken for credit by non-Florida physicians.

    Specialties covered inlucde:
    Domestic Violence, End-of-Life Care, Prevention of Medical Errors, and HIV/AIDS, Internal Medicine, Cancer, Emergency Medicine, and more.

    Target Audience: Multiple Specialties

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    • Cost: $50, free for members of the Florida Medical Association
    • Credit hours: Varies depending on course
    • CME credits awarded by: Florida Medical Association
    • Format: On-Demand Online