9083: Defensive Medicine in the Digital Age

COVID-19 Update: 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. 


Course Description

This activity will offer education on specific risk issues facing physicians and other healthcare practitioners utilizing digital tools to practice medicine. Topics include the “three C’s” of Risk Management, Telemedicine Risk, Informed Consent, Electronic Medical Records, Social Media/Website, and Jury Trials Post Covid-19. This will be taught to all specialties. Strategies and tools for recognizing and addressing these situations will be identified. Risk management principles impacting the practice of medicine and the associated liability exposures involved in each topic will be addressed. Closed claim analyses with actual cases, the current evidence supporting best practice, and solid recommendations for risk mitigation will be provided.

Learning Objectives
  1. Identification of high-risk features of healthcare practitioners utilizing digital tools to practice medicine
  2. Recognize risk issues and exposures impacting the practice of digital medicine
  3. Develop easily implemented, practical strategies to reduce risk
Course Format

This course is an online video option. It consists of video modules, and each module is followed by a test.


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: 
03/01/2021
Course expires: 
12/31/2023

Speaker

F. Laurens “Larry” Brock, JD 


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 Defensive Medicine in the Digital Age and deemed it acceptable for up to 2.00 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of Approval is from 03/01/2021 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 reviewed on March 12, 2021. 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.

Available Credit

  • 2.00 AMA CME
  • 2.00 Attendance
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