Follow-up Course: High-Risk Malpractice Liability Exposure, Risk Management & You

(Policy Years 2018-2019)

New York, NY ~ April 26, 2018

Please review the continuing medical education information below prior to registering.

We are presenting the same Follow-up Course session in the morning and in the afternoon. You are only required to attend one session.

Location

New York Hilton Midtown Manhattan Hotel
1335 6th Avenue
New York, NY 10019
(212) 586-7000

Registration

Please register for either the morning course or afternoon course. You are only required to attend one session.

Morning Course

Registration: 7:15 - 7:45am
Course: 7:45 - 11:00am
Optional Attorney Session (non-CME): 11:00 - 12:00pm

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Afternoon Course (repeat of morning session)

Registration: 12:00 - 2:00pm
Optional Attorney Session (non-CME): 1:00 - 2:00pm
Course: 2:00 - 5:15pm

 

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Note: This seminar is only available to insureds of The Psychiatrists' Program.

Online Excess Courses

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Continuing Medical Education Information

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of psychiatrists required to comply with New York State Insurance Regulation 124 – The Excess Medical Malpractice Insurance Program for policy years 2017-2018 & 2018-2019.

Statement of Need/Program Overview

Professional Risk Management Services, Inc. (PRMS, Inc.) has identified the need to comply with New York State Insurance Regulation 124 – The Excess Medical Malpractice Insurance Program for policy years 2017-2018/2018-2019.

Planners and Faculty

Donna L. Vanderpool, MBA, JD – Vice President, Risk Management
Ann L. McNary, JD – Senior Risk Manager
Charles D. Cash, JD, LLM – Assistant Vice President, Risk Management
Justin A. Pope, JD – Associate Risk Manager

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of Follow-up Course: High-Risk Malpractice Liability Exposure, Risk Management & You (Policy Years 2017-2018 & 2018-2019.), learners will be able to:

  • Describe the New York Excess Medical Liability Insurance Program.
  • Identify high-exposure liability cases in psychiatry.
  • Explain the risks associated with prescribing controlled substances.
  • Implement three strategies for minimizing risk associated with prescribing controlled substances.
  • Understand the legal restrictions on prescribing controlled substances without having at least one in-person visit
  • List the critical components of risk assessment.
  • Illustrate documentation that supports good quality and safe patient care.
  • Discuss common pitfalls when performing a risk assessment.

Accreditation Statement
Professional Risk Management Services, Inc. (PRMS, Inc.) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement
Professional Risk Management Services, Inc. (PRMS, Inc.) designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
The following planners/faculty reported the following financial relationships to products or devices that they have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity.

Donna L. Vanderpool
Ms. Vanderpool is a full-time employee of PRMS, Inc.

Ann L. McNary
Ms. McNary is a full-time employee of PRMS, Inc.

Charles D. Cash
Mr. Cash is a full-time employee of PRMS, Inc.

Justin Pope
Mr. Pope is a full-time employee of PRMS, Inc.

Method of Participation
Physicians must complete the internet activity enduring material, complete an evaluation and credit application form, and complete a project with a minimum score of 80% in order to receive a Credit Certificate.

Estimated Time to Complete
3.5 hours

Original Release Date: 5/1/17
End Date: 5/1/20

Disclosure of Off-label Use
This CME activity will not include any discussion of off-label uses of drugs.

Disclaimer

The law is not static, neither is its interpretation. Additional state or federal statutes, cases, rules, or regulations may apply or influence a specific matter. The information provided is intended to refer to risk management concerns and options only. It is not to be construed as legal advice and should not be maintained as any part of a patient’s record.

 

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