9041: Lessons Learned from Malpractice Claims

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Course Description

Advances in technology, increasing numbers of advanced practice providers and evolving reimbursement models continue to change healthcare delivery and consequently, risks. This program examines actual cases and focuses on top risks from the perspective of a medical malpractice trial lawyer including patient interaction, informed consent, vicarious liability and supervision. Solutions to successfully manage them in today’s environment are discussed.

Learning Objectives
  1. Identify the most common defense challenges in malpractice claims.
  2. Describe strategies to increase defensibility in the event of a claim.
  3. Develop best practices to avoid scope of practice and vicarious liability claims.
  4. Develop risk reduction tools.

Payment Required

All Participants: $75

Credit Awarded

10% Premium Credit for Physician Policyholders

2.0 CME Credits for Physicians

Certificate of Participation for Non-Physicians

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 AMA CME
  • 2.00 Attendance
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Course expires: 


F. Laurens "Larry" Brock, JD - Partner, Adams and Reese, LLP

CME Information

Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine (UTCOM) and SVMIC. The UTCOM is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation: The UTCOM designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAFP: This Enduring Material activity, Lessons Learned from Malpractice Claims, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 2.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP certification begins 01/01/2018. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AOA: The American Osteopathic Association has approved this program for two (2) credit hours in Category 2-B of the Continuing Medical Education Program. Physicians will need to submit a letter of completion from the University of Tennessee directly to the AOA to receive CME credits.

Continuing Education for Non-Physicians: The UTCOM will issue Certificates of Completion to non-physicians for completing this activity and designates it for a maximum of .2 CEUs using the national standard that 1 hour of educational instruction is awarded .1 CEU.

This activity was reviewed on February 8, 2018. This activity was released on January 1, 2018 and will expire on December 31, 2020.

CME Disclosures

No commercial support was received for this activity. No speakers plan to discuss off-label use. No planners or speakers have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Available Credit

  • 2.00 AMA CME
  • 2.00 Attendance


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