Risk Management for Practitioners Risk Management Video CME Course Empowers and Educates Healthcare Providers to Reduce Their Liability Risk.New "Law for Doctors" CME Course for 2020.
Med-Challenger is excited to announce the release of Risk Management for Practitioners. This new "law for doctors" healthcare risk management course is developed to help physicians and other healthcare professionals understand the malpractice process and learn how to protect themselves against patient lawsuits while offering medical malpractice CME and medical negligence CME.
Risk Management for Practitioners includes clinical and legal pearls that insurance companies and lawyers don’t always volunteer. The tools are helpful both to providers who are involved in a legal process and those fortunate enough to not have yet had to deal with a claim, both of whom have an incentive to learn about malpractice and about protecting their livelihood and career.
What's in the Risk Management for Practitioners CME Course?
Upon completion of the course you'll understand the malpractice process and learn how to protect yourself against lawsuits.
The course content is contained in 12 engaging video lessons with review self-assessment questions and answers by Victor Waters, MD, JD, FCLM
- Defensive Medicine
- Offensive Medicine
- The Malpractice Claims Process
- You’re Sued, Now What?
- Deposition Tips
- To Settle or Not to Settle?
- Trial tips for Doctors
- 10 Secrets Lawyers Don’t Want You To Know
- Lawsuit Consequences
- 5 Tips: EMR (Electronic Medical Records)
- Informed Consent
- Pain Medication and Liability
The 25 review questions allow physicians and nurses to earn required CME credit.
The author, Victor Waters, MD, JD, FCLM, states, "Education about malpractice and how to prevent it could be the difference between a long career and one cut short by the emotional, professional and financial consequences of a damaging lawsuit. This risk management for physicians material can’t be found in medical school curriculums, but it should be a standard required course. The majority of physicians WILL be faced with a lawsuit at some point in their careers."
Written by a Practicing Physician Lawyer.
Authored by Victor Waters, MD, JD, FCLM, Chief Medical Officer
Earn Risk Management CME Credit
The online course activity is approved for 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™ and 3.0 ANCC contact hour CNE credits. Accreditation information below.
The course is available through Challenger Corporation via their Med-Challenger online medical education store and learning portal.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Risk Management for Practitioners CME Course Accreditation Information
This activity is intended for physicians, registered nurses and other healthcare providers.
Victor Waters, MD, JD, FCLM, Chief Medical Officer
After completing this activity, the participant should be able to:
- Define defensive and offensive medicine.
- Explain the process of a medical claim and the purpose and meaning of a summons and complaint.
- Discuss strategies for trial preparation and strategies during a trial.
- Identify legal options when involved in a malpractice claim.
- Describe the consequences of a malpractice lawsuit.
- Describe the limitations of informed consent.
Joint Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Challenger Corporation. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Physician Continuing Medical Education
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Continuing Nursing Education
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 3.0 contact hours.
Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Challenger Corporation.
This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Law-4-Docs.com
About Challenger Corporation
Memphis-based Challenger Corporation has been a national leader in online medical education for physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners and physician assistants since 1991. The company produces peer-reviewed content for use in exam preparation, remediation and both supplemental and asynchronous online learning. Over 80,000 individual practitioners and 450 training universities and training programs employ Challenger curricula. The proprietary Challenger tracking and assessment platform is an integrated component of their evidence-based training methods.
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