9073: Obstetrics Risks - Delivering the Goods (BOOKLET)

COVID-19 Announcements

Registration Fees Waived

In an ongoing effort to support you during the COVID-19 pandemic, SVMIC is waiving the $75 fee for all self-study education programs through the end of 2021. 

Shipping Notification

In response to CDC guidelines surrounding the COVID-19 situation we are working away from the office and unable to ship self-study booklet course materials.  We will email you a PDF copy of the book and corresponding materials so you can complete the course and email us your test for grading. If you prefer to receive a hard copy of these materials, please let us know after submitting your order and we will ship the course as soon as we’re able. This course is also available in online format, and you can sign up for the online course by clicking here: 9079 Obstetrics Risks - Delivering the Goods. Please direct any further questions to AskRM@svmic.com.


DISCLAIMER

This course is also offered as an online course. Policyholders who have already completed course #9079 are not eligible to complete this booklet course for premium credit. Premium credit will not be given for completing the same course twice. If you are unsure whether you have already completed the online version of this course, click here to submit an inquiry or sign in and click the "My Activities" tab to see your recently completed activities. 


Course Description

This course will examine the most frequent errors that either cause or contribute to an obstetrics-related malpractice claim, or make a claim less defensible. Topics include risk issues in documentation, communication, and systems failures, and will examine some of the most frequent areas of OB practice where claims occur. The course will suggest key points to avoid these errors and improve patient safety. And, where possible, the course will incorporate checklists and guidelines developed by professional societies and organizations.

Learning Objectives
  1. Recognize the most common risk management issues associated with the practice of obstetrics
  2. List risks of poor communication, documentation, and systems failures
  3. Identify the most common areas of obstetric practice where claims occur

Registration

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Credit Awarded

  • 10% Premium Credit for Physician Policyholders
  • 2.0 CME Credits for Physicians
  • Certificate of Participation for Non-Physicians

 

 

 

Course summary
Course opens: 
01/01/2021
Course expires: 
12/31/2023

Faculty & Authors

This course was developed by SVMIC’s Risk Education and Evaluation Department: Shelly Weatherly, JD, VP; Julie Loomis, RN, JD, AVP, Risk Education Program and Development; Jeff Woods, JD, Director of Risk Education Program and Development. Reviewed by Michael A. McAdoo, MD, on September 21, 2020.


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 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAFP:  The AAFP has reviewed Obstetrics Risks: Delivering the Goods and deemed it acceptable for up to 2.00 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of Approval is from 01/01/2021 to 12/31/2021. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AOA:  This program is eligible for two (2) credit hours in Category 2-B of the Continuing Medical Education Program of the American Osteopathic Association. 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 Participation to non-physicians for participating in this activity and designates it for CEUs using the national standard that 1 hour of educational instruction is awarded .1 CEU.

This activity was released on January 1, 2021 and will expire on December 31, 2023. SVMIC will not process any completions after December 31, 2023.

          


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.

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Shipping Announcement

In response to CDC guidelines surrounding the COVID-19 situation we are working away from the office and unable to ship self-study booklet course materials.  We will email you a PDF copy of the book and corresponding materials so you can complete the course and email us your test for grading. If you prefer to receive a hard copy of these materials, please let us know after submitting your order and we will ship these as soon as we’re able. This course is also available in online format. Please direct any further questions to AskRM@svmic.com.


DISCLAIMER: This course is also offered as an online course. Policyholders who have already completed course #9079 are not eligible to complete this booklet course for premium credit. Premium credit will not be given for completing the same course twice. If you are unsure whether you have already completed the online version of this course, click here to submit an inquiry or sign in and click the "My Activities" tab to see your recently completed activities.