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Topics in Risk Management 6th Edition

Topics in Risk Management 6th Edition

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Format

Expert Perspective

Time to Complete

12 hours

Released

August 15, 2017

Expires

August 15, 2020

Maximum Credits

12.00 / AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM

Accredited Provider




Provided by Oakstone Publishing, LLC.

Producer

Produced by Oakstone

Program Description

When it comes to managing risk, staying informed of the latest best practices helps you protect both your patients and your practice. Directed by Richard P. Kidwell, JD, Associate Counsel/VP Risk Management, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, the program features other leading medicolegal experts who deliver valuable information covering important areas in risk management and health care ethics to give you:

  • An understanding of how economist experts for the defense and for the plaintiff approach and calculate the compensatory damages awarded by juries in medical malpractice cases.
  • Ten practical rules and numerous other tips to help defendant doctors effectively prepare for a deposition, which is their best opportunity to influence the outcome of a malpractice case.
  • An introduction to intermediation, a formalized process to help resolve ongoing pre-claim conflicts between patients/families and their care providers. All involved parties give high marks to intermediation as a way to resolve conflicts.
  • An insight into the numerous conflict-resolution resources that ethics committees provide in health care settings as well as the four ethical principles that guide their recommendations.
Expand Your Skills
A self-assessment program, this learn-at-your-own-pace course in risk management and patient safety provides a maximum of 12.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Available online, Topics in Risk Management 6th Edition provides access to the latest knowledge and best practices to mitigate legal risk and protect both your patients and your practice.

Intended Audience

Physicians and others interested in the education of risk management and health care ethics

Educational Objectives

After taking part in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Discuss the difficulties encountered in calculating future medical expenses for the plaintiff in a medical malpractice case
  • Discuss the importance of creating a timeline to depict the sequence of events and care rendered as part of the preparations for a deposition in a medical malpractice case
  • Summarize the main ethical principles used by ethicists to help guide their decisions
  • Discuss the effect of simultaneous surgeries on the risk of surgical complications
  • Describe the important characteristics of mediators hired to mediate disputes for an intermediation program

Topics and Speakers

  • Module 1 - Calculation of Economic Damages in Medical Malpractice Cases - Douglas S. King
  • Module 2 - Preparing for a Defendant Doctor’s Deposition in a Medical Malpractice Case – Mark E. Hudson, MD, MBA
  • Module 3 - Ethical Decision Making in Health Care – Dan Sullivan, MD, JD
  • Module 4 - Simultaneous Surgeries – Jonas T. Johnson, MD, FACS
  • Module 5 - Intermediation – Chatón T. Turner, Esq, BA/BS, JD

Conflict Of Interest Disclosure Policy

Oakstone Publishing, LLC has assessed conflict of interest with its faculty, authors, editors, and any individuals who were in a position to control the content of this CME activity. Any identified relevant conflicts of interest were resolved for fair balance and scientific objectivity of studies utilized in this activity. Oakstone Publishing, LLC’s planners, content reviewers, and editorial staff disclose no relevant commercial interests.

Faculty Disclosure Declaration

Oakstone Publishing, LLC has assessed conflict of interest with its faculty, authors, editors, and any individuals who were in a position to control the content of this CME activity. Any identified relevant conflicts of interest were resolved for fair balance and scientific objectivity of studies utilized in this activity. Oakstone Publishing’s planners, content reviewers, and editorial staff disclose no relevant commercial interests.

Faculty

Administrative Editor & CME Course Director
Richard P. Kidwell, JD
Administrative Editor & CME Course Director
Associate Counsel/VP Risk Management
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA
Reports no relationships with a commercial interest

Presenters
Mark Hudson, MD, MBA
Professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Executive Vice Chairman and Vice Chair for Clinical Operations
University of Pittsburgh Physicians Department of Anesthesiology
Pittsburgh, PA
Reports no commercial interest

Jonas T. Johnson, MD, FACS
Professor and Chairman, Department of Otolaryngology
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA
Reports no commercial interest

Douglas S. King, CPA/ABV, CFF, CTP
Vice President and Managing Director
Gleason & Associates
Pittsburgh, PA
Reports no commercial interest

Dan Sullivan, MD, JD
Professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Site Chief of Anesthesiology, UPMC Passavant
Quality Director/Patient Safety Officer, Department of Anesthesiology
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA
Reports no commercial interest

Chatón T. Turner, Esq, BA/BS, JD
Assistant Counsel
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA
Reports no commercial interest

Method of Participation

Review audio, complete the activity evaluation, and score ≥70% on the required post-test to assess the knowledge gained from reviewing the program.

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Faculty Affiliation Disclosure

Oakstone Publishing, LLC has assessed conflict of interest with its faculty, authors, editors, and any individuals who were in a position to control the content of this CME activity. Any identified relevant conflicts of interest were resolved for fair balance and scientific objectivity of studies utilized in this activity. Oakstone Publishing’s planners, content reviewers, and editorial staff disclose no relevant commercial interests.

Credit

12.00

Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Accreditation Statement

Oakstone Publishing, LLC, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 12.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM  . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclaimer

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