ExpiresAugust 31, 2020
Medical Risk Management, Inc.
Although there’s no guarantee that they won’t be sued in today’s environment, physicians can take steps to minimize the risk. By minimizing liability risk, they also take steps to reduce the chance of medical errors, and therefore improve patient safety. As in health care, prevention is preferable to treatment and that’s why this course was developed.
Correct answers to the post-test
ABMS Member Board Approvals by Type
ABMS MOC Part II CME Activity
Allergy and Immunology
Psychiatry and Neurology
ABMS MOC Part II Self-Assessment Activity
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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.
Determine whether a set of circumstances would meet the four elements of malpractice
Discuss communication factors that often contribute to medical errors and jeopardize patient safety
Identify the elements of a defensible medical record
Analyze and apply criteria for legitimate informed consent
Identify and avoid risks associated with medical technology and e-mail.
Malpractice, Lawsuit, Risk Management, Liability, Informed Consent, E-mail, Patient Safety, Medical Error
Interpersonal & Communication Skills, Patient Care & Procedural Skills, Professionalism
CME Credit Type
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Inpatient, Outpatient, Rural, Urban, VA/Military
National Quality Strategies and/or Quadruple Aim Care Processes
Communication Skills, Patient Safety/Medical Errors, Professionalism, Physician-Patient Relationship