Risk Management For The Practicing Physician

Title:

Risk Management For The Practicing Physician

Topic: Medical Education
Relevant Terms: Practice Management
Primary Audience: physicians
Launch Date: 19-Nov-13
Credits: 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
Expiration Date: The accreditation for this activity has expired.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to:

  1. Identify the principal risk factors that put physicians' practices at risk for liability claims
  2. Identify the most common causes of malpractice/liability claims for the practicing physician, and apply effective defensive strategies
  3. Apply effective strategies to avoid and/or minimize risks of liability
  4. Discuss some legal issues relevant to liability concerns in a variety of practice structures
  5. Use the assessment tools contained in this monograph to identify areas of risk, and formulate a strategy for corrective action
  6. Apply these strategies to provide improved patient care

    Faculty

    Charles H. Mandell, MD
    Private Practice
    Boca Raton, FL
    David B. Mandell, JD, MBA
    Principal, OJM Group
    Cincinnati, OH
    Jason M. O'Dell, MS
    Principal and Managing Partner, OJM Group
    Cincinnati, OH
    Instructions on How to Receive Credit
    To participate in this activity and receive credit, learners are required to read the print version of the supplement or access the PDF version once login has been completed. Once the content has been reviewed, learners may proceed directly to the activity post-test and evaluation to receive credit for completion of this educational activity

    Participants must review the materials on accreditation information, target audience, learning objectives, and disclosure information.
     
    • Complete the post-test and evaluation
    • After passing the post-test, print out your electronic CE certificate
    • In order to successfully complete this activity, learners must achieve a minimum of 60% on the post-test
    Release Date: November 19, 2013
    Expiration Date: November 19, 2014
     
    Accreditation Statement
    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the Institute for Continuing Healthcare Education and Guardian Publishing. The Institute for Continuing Healthcare Education is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
     
    Physicians
    The Institute for Continuing Healthcare Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
     
    The Institute for Continuing Healthcare Education designates this educational activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 
     
    Target Audience
    This educational activity is appropriate for all physicians practicing in the United States.
     
    Disclosure
    It is the policy of the Institute for Continuing Healthcare Education (the Institute) that the education presented within Institute-provided, CE-certified activities be unbiased and based upon scientific evidence. To help participants make judgments about the presence of bias, the Institute provides information that planners, teachers, authors, developers, and activity managers have disclosed about financial relationships they have with commercial entities that produce or market products or services related to the content of this educational activity. Any relationships that an individual may have with commercial entities have been disclosed and reviewed, and any potential conflicts have been resolved.
     
    Mr. David Mandell & Mr. Jason O’Dell have disclosed that they are principals of Guardian Publishing.
     
    Dr. Charles Mandell has disclosed that he has no significant financial relationships with Guardian Publishing or any other commercial company whose products and services are discussed in this material.
     
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