9042: Practicing on the Grid

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Course Description

The purpose of this course is to discuss the legalities and risks associated with the use of telemedicine, electronic health records (EHR) and patient portals, as well as, provide an overview of current cyber liability issues in the medical profession. 

Learning Objectives
  1. Recognize and identify the limitations and risks of telemedicine.
  2. Develop safeguards and protocols to protect against/report cyber attacks.
  3. Identify and explain the risks associated with misuse of EHR and patient portals that affect patient safety.
  4. Recognize how EHR errors can decrease defensibility of a malpractice claim. 

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
Course opens: 
Course expires: 


Justin Joy, JD, MBA, CIPP/US – Attorney, Lewis Thomason, Memphis, TN

Jeff Woods, JD – SVMIC Risk Education Director

Chris McCarty, JD – Attorney, Lewis Thomason, Knoxville, TN

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, Practicing on the Grid, 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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