Activity

Activity ID

6006

Expires

December 17, 2023

Format Type

Enduring

CME Credit

1

Fee

$150

CME Provider: Louisiana Medical Mutual Insurance Company (LAMMICO)

Description of CME Course

Analyses of ischemic stroke medical malpractice cases indicate that failure to diagnose, failure to treat, and improper informed consent are common allegations in professional liability claims associated with strokes. This activity examines reasons for these allegations and suggests steps emergency physicians can take to avoid or reduce stroke-related lawsuits. In addition, it presents a brief overview of new technologies for stroke diagnosis and treatment.

Register for this Activity

ABMS Member Board Approvals by Type
More Information
Commercial Support?
No

NOTE: If a Member Board has not deemed this activity for MOC approval as an accredited CME activity, this activity may count toward an ABMS Member Board’s general CME requirement. Please refer directly to your Member Board’s MOC Part II Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment Program Requirements.

Educational Objectives

1. Describe three major professional liability risks emergency physicians face associated with ischemic stroke cases.
2. List and discuss three or more strategies that can reduce professional liability risks and improve patient safety associated with ischemic stroke cases.
3. Describe new developments in stroke treatment.

Keywords

Stroke, ischemic, emergency care

Competencies

Medical Knowledge, Professionalism

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Practice Setting

Academic Medicine, Inpatient, Outpatient, Physician Executives, Rural, Urban, VA/Military

View All Activities by this CME Provider

The information provided on this page is subject to change. Please refer to the CME Provider’s website to confirm the most current information.