ExpiresJune 1, 2020
Medical Risk Management, Inc.
Even if your clinical skills are state-of-the-art and your communication and documentation practices flawless, it’s still possible that you’re being set up for a malpractice suit by situations in your office that you’re not even aware exist. Everything that happens in your office, from the way your receptionist handles the phone call that schedules your patient’s initial visit to the way your office manager collects payment at the end of the visit is more than just a reflection of you personallyit’s a legal extension of your practice for which you can be held liable.
Correct answers to the post-test
ABMS Member Board Approvals by Type
ABMS MOC Part II CME Activity
Allergy and Immunology
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Psychiatry and Neurology
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.
Understand the importance of having written practice policies in place and educating all employees about them
Know how phone calls from patients calling in with symptoms should be handled
Realize the danger of allowing employees to perform duties beyond those that they are licensed to perform
Understand the importance tracking medical test results and ensuring that abnormal results are not lost to follow-up
Risk Management, Malpractice, Lawsuit, Liability
Interpersonal & Communication Skills, Medical Knowledge, Patient Care & Procedural Skills, Professionalism, Systems-based Practice
CME Credit Type
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Inpatient, Outpatient, Rural, Urban
National Quality Strategies and/or Quadruple Aim Care Processes
Healthcare Systems, Professionalism, Physician-Patient Relationship