Risk Management CME Courses

Risk Management CME Courses

Format: Online Streaming Video
Price: $25/hour
Release Date: 9/8/2015
Expiration Date: 9/7/2017
Summary: Course Topics:
  • Understand the differences between people who become patients and those who choose not to seek medical care.
  • Identify the situations that turn patients into plaintiffs.
  • Refrain from using behaviors that precipitate lawsuits.
  • List the behaviors of never-sued physicians and incorporate them into daily practice.
  • Use patient-centered interviewing.
  • Recognize potentially litigious patients and put into practice methods for dealing with them.
Format: Audio CD, MP3
Price: $199
Summary: This set contains discussions from the most recent medical meetings regarding risk management. This package includes topics such as how to manage the challenges of malpractice, how to avoid malpractice suits, and how to survive a lawsuit. A 10-program set.
Format: Online Streaming Video
Price: Free
Release Date: 2/25/2015
Expiration Date: 2/24/2016
Summary:

The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. (Each session is 1.0 credit.)

After participating in this activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Identify elements of safe opioid prescribing and be able to assess patients for treatment
  • Describe the risks of serious adverse outcomes from opioid use, according to characteristics of patients as well as opioid regimens
  • Apply knowledge from their patient assessments in ongoing treatment plans for improved patient safety
  • Successfully document treatment and patient action plans, and know how to counsel patients on how to safely use, store and dispose of opioid medications
Format: Hardcopy
Price: About $15/credit
Summary: Medical Risk Management, Inc. (MedRisk) is an online provider of CME and a ACCME accredited that specializes on medical error prevention, patient safety and risk management. It offers over 50 courses for dentists, physicians, and nurses. Topics on Representative Risk Management CME includes medical ethics; cultural competency; preventing medical errors; avoiding “never” events; electronic medicine; avoiding medical systems failures; and low health literacy. Also included are the Specialty-specific risk management CME courses. Courses for licensure likewise many malpractice insurers’ requirements for premium discounts meet most states’ standards. There are online versions as well as hardcopy versions for learners who do not want to take CME online. Risk Management CME Credits changes depending on the course and the cost is almost $15 per credit.
Format: Hardcopy
Price: About $15/credit
Summary: Medical Risk Management, Inc. (MedRisk) is an ACCME-accredited provider of online CME that focuses on risk management, patient safety and medical error prevention. MedRisk provides over 50 courses for physicians, dentists and nurses. Representative Risk Management CME discussions include preventing medical errors; avoiding “never” events; avoiding medical systems failures; cultural competency; low health literacy; medical ethics; and electronic medicine. Specialty-specific risk management CME courses are also available. Courses meet most states’ requirements for licensure as well as many malpractice insurers’ requirements for premium discounts. Offered online or hardcopy versions are available for those who don’t want to take CME online. Risk Management CME Credits vary by program and cost approximately $15 per credit.
Format: Online Streaming Video
Price: $25/hour
Release Date: 9/8/2013
Expiration Date: 9/7/2017
Summary: Course Topics:
  • Define legality of doctors' obligations.
  • Present the past of suits about malpractice.
  • Discuss behavior differences of physicians who have and have not been sued.
  • Provide strategies to eliminate medical malpractice risk.
  • Provide claims about medical malpractice by describing required aspects.
Format: Interactive Online
Price: $25/credit hour
Release Date: 8/14/2015
Expiration Date: 8/13/2017
Summary: Featured Content:
  • Using empirically valid clinical parameters to assess and operationalize acute suicidal risk
  • Taking immediate actions to manage the risk of suicidal behavior
  • Referring patients with suicidal ideation to behavioral health clinicians
Format: Audio CD
Price: $199
Release Date: 7/1/2014
Expiration Date: 6/30/2017
Summary:

Target Audience:

Physicians interested in risk management, patient safety, in addition to: legal alternatives, documentation safeguards in medical malpractice claims, expert testimony, current advances in the transition to electronic health records and updates and additions to the list of preventable serious adverse events.

Educational Objectives:

At the conclusion of this learning activity, each learner should be able to:

  • Identifiy the differences between arbitration, mediation, early neutral evaluation, and summary jury trials.
  • Comprehend the major qualifications required for someone to be considered an expert for the defense in a medical malpractice case.
  • Outline the vital elements that should be included on a medical record that accurately document a patient’s care and may aid in avoiding a malpractice claim.
  • Decipher between a preventable serious adverse event and a sentinel event.
  • Explore the value of time-outs in the operating room and the use of checklists in preventing the "three wrongs" of surgical procedures.
Format: Audio CD, MP3
Price: $199
Release Date: 7/1/2014
Expiration Date: 6/30/2017
Summary: Physicians interested in risk management and legal alternatives to and implications of malpractice claims will appreciate the valuable information included in this audio program. Led by Course Director Richard P. Kidwell, JD, Senior Associate Counsel/VP Risk Management, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, the program features other leading medical-legal experts who address key areas in risk management, as well as malpractice litigation from a judge’s perspective, peer review, disclosures and the affordable health care act.

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