CME - Medicolegal Risk Management from Both Sides of the Aisle

Venue: Hyatt Regency Sarasota

Location: Sarasota, Florida, United States

Event Date/Time: Dec 07, 2009 End Date/Time: Dec 11, 2009
Early Registration Date: Nov 07, 2009
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SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES FOR THIS COURSE: DAY 1 - Elements of a lawsuit including the issues of: Duty; Breach; Injury; Causation. How these legal issues present themselves in ‘real life’ case situations. Behaviors that exemplify the importance of these legal issues. Legal theories used to establish liability of medical providers. DAY 2 - Process through which a complaint is filed and evidence obtained. How the defense responds to the complaint. Constructive behaviors as they relate to legal procedures. Strategy and objectives for both plaintiff and defendant during the litigation process. DAY 3 - Components of the actual trial process. Interests of the liability insurer and interests of the physician defendant. Forms of alternative dispute resolution for settlement of claims. DAY 4 - Plaintiff’s claims concerning damages. Defenses utilized to rebut plaintiff’s claims for damages. Types of legal claims physicians frequently encounter. Methods that can minimize the potential of a liability claim being brought against the physician. DAY 5 - Legal importance of the medical record for the plaintiff and defendant. Methods to improve charting and the ability to defend one’s care. How the National Health Practitioners Data Bank affects Medicolegal encounters. Areas in medicine or practice behaviors that predispose to high risk for medical malpractice claims. Situations or patient encounters that commonly result in behavior consistent with high risk for causing an action. Strategies and resources available to you when a perceived high risk behavior or encounter has occurred.


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Physician Fees $745.00 Regular Registration (30 days prior to seminar start date) $795.00 Late Registration Non Physician/Resident* Fees $645.00 Regular Registration (30 days prior to seminar start date) $695.00 Late Registration