View from the Jury Box: A Psychiatric Malpractice Mock Trial Live Event

Philadelphia, PA - August 11, 2018

Considering telepsychiatry?  Already practicing telepsychiatry?  Join PRMS for a half-day CME seminar that explores the legal and clinical issues and risks, including prescribing restrictions and maintaining the standard of care, as well as risk management advice to keep your patients and your practice safe. 

Please read the Continuing Medical Education information below prior to registering.


Courtyard Philadelphia Downtown
21 N. Juniper St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 496-3200

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Morning Session:

Afternoon Session:


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Registration Fees

PRMS clients: FREE
You are also eligible to earn a 5% risk management premium discount.

Not a client of PRMS?
• Early Bird Rate: $150
Available up to six weeks prior to seminar date.
• Standard Full Rate: $250
• Early Career Psychiatrists: $25
• Residents/Fellows: FREE


Morning Session:

7:30am - 8:00am
Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00am - 12:15pm

Afternoon Session:

12:30pm - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 5:15pm

AMA Credit Designation Statement

Professional Risk Management Services, Inc. (PRMS, Inc.) designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Continuing Medical Education Information

Target Audience

Psychiatrists and other healthcare providers.

Educational Objectives
After attending this live seminar, you will be able to:

  1. • Recognize and address potential legal hurdles in telemedicine, including licensure.
  2. • Discuss the importance of utilizing an appropriate telemedicine platform, and the significant consequences of failing to do so.
  3. • Understand  the clinical hurdles in telepsychiatry practice.
  4. • Identify the factors that evidence the standard of care in telepsychiatry.
  5. • Utilize methods for maximizing patient care and minimizing risk exposure during the telemedicine encounter.
  6. • Reconcile federal and state prohibitions on prescribing controlled substances via telemedicine.

Planners, Reviewers and Faculty

Donna Vanderpool, MBA, JD – Speaker, Planner, and Reviewer
Ms. Vanderpool has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Charles D. Cash, JD, LLM, ARM – Speaker and Planner
Mr. Cash has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Ann McNary, JD – Speaker and Planner
Ms. McNary has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

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.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
PRMS, Inc. does not accept financial support from commercial interests for CME activities. 

Method of Participation
Physicians must attend the live activity and complete a Post Activity Learning Assessment Tool and Credit Application form in order to receive a Credit Certificate. 

Estimated Time to Complete
4 hours, exclusive of breaks.

The purpose of this activity is to provide general information on risk management issues.  The information presented does not constitute legal advice.

Note:  This educational activity does NOT meet the requirements for the New York State Excess Medical Malpractice Risk Management Program or the New York State Premium Credit Risk Management Program.

Professional Risk Management Services, Inc. (PRMS) seminars are copyrighted.  No recording is allowed.

Seminar materials, whether in print or digital format, are copyrighted and may not be reproduced or transmitted without prior written permission. 

Requests for permission should be addressed to:  Donna Vanderpool, Vice President, Risk Management, PRMS, 1401 Wilson Blvd., Ste 700, Arlington, VA 22209.


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