New York Excess Malpractice Risk Management Course

PRMS® is pleased to offer clients a complimentary in-person Follow-Up Course that meets the requirements of the New York Excess Malpractice Insurance Program. Please review the continuing medical education information below prior to registering. 

May 3, 2019
Hilton Garden Inn Midtown Park Avenue
45 E. 33rd St.
New York, NY 10016

Registration

Please register for the morning or afternoon course. You are only required to attend one session.

Morning Course
Registration: 7:15 - 7:45am
Course: 7:45 - 11:00am
Optional Attorney Session (non-CME): 11:00am - 12:00pm

Afternoon Course (repeat of morning session)
Registration: 12:00 - 2:00pm
Optional Attorney Session (non-CME): 1:00 - 2:00pm
Course: 2:00 - 5:15pm

 

Continuing Medical Education Information 

Follow-up Course: High-Risk Malpractice Liability Exposure, Risk Management & You
(Policy Years 2019-2020/2020-2021)

Target Audience
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of psychiatrists required to comply with New York State Insurance Regulation 124 – The Excess Medical Malpractice Insurance Program for policy years 2019-2020/2020-2021.

Statement of Need/Program Overview
Professional Risk Management Services, Inc. (PRMS, Inc.) has identified the need to comply with New York State Insurance Regulation 124 – The Excess Medical Malpractice Insurance Program for policy years 2019-2020/2020-2021.

Planners and Faculty (PRMS, Inc.)
Donna L. Vanderpool, MBA, JD – Vice President, Risk Management
Ann L. McNary, JD – Senior Risk Manager
Charles D. Cash, JD, LLM – Assistant Vice President, Risk Management
Justin A. Pope, JD – Associate Risk Manager

Educational Objectives
Upon completion of Follow-up Course: High-Risk Malpractice Liability Exposure, Risk Management & You (Policy Years 2019-2020/2020-2021), learners will be able to:

  • Identify high-exposure liability cases in psychiatry.
  • Identify frequent causes of licensing board actions against psychiatrists.
  • Understand the concept of “material risk” and how it applies to the informed consent discussion
  • Describe the necessary steps to take to terminate the treatment relationship without abandoning the patient.
  • Describe risk factors that may indicate a potential for violent behavior.
  • Discuss the elements of a violence risk assessment.
  • Identify specific times at which a suicide assessment should be performed.
  • Describe when it is appropriate to communicate with family members over patient’s objection.
  • Explain reasons for patient non-adherence to treatment.

Accreditation Statement
Professional Risk Management Services, Inc. (PRMS, Inc.) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation
Professional Risk Management Services, Inc. (PRMS, Inc.) designates this educational activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
The following planners/faculty reported the following financial relationships to products or devices that they have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity.

Donna L. Vanderpool
Ms. Vanderpool has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Ann L. McNary
Ms. McNary has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Charles D. Cash
Mr. Cash no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Justin Pope
Mr. Pope has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Method of Participation
Physicians must complete the live activity, complete an evaluation and credit application form, and complete a project with a minimum score of 80% in order to receive a Credit Certificate.

Estimated Time to Complete
3.5 hours

Disclosure of Off-label Use
This CME activity will not include any discussion of off-label uses of drugs.

Disclaimer
The law is not static, neither is its interpretation.  Additional state or federal statutes, cases, rules, or regulations may apply or influence a specific matter.  The information provided is intended to refer to risk management concerns and options only – nothing presented is legal advice.

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