December 4, 2020
Join three risk managers with more than 60 years combined experience in providing psychiatric-specific risk management advice. The speakers have seen it all and want to share lessons learned and other tips for practicing psychiatrists to increase patient safety and reduce their professional liability. Topics to be covered in this half-day seminar include administrative actions, treating patients with suicidal behaviors, psychopharmacology, technology, and more! There will be extensive time for attendees’ questions.
Please read the Continuing Medical Education information below prior to registering.
Convene Cira Centre (connected via skybridge to Amtrak’s 30th Street station)
2929 Arch St #200
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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8:15am - 8:30am Registration
8:30am - 12:45pm Seminar
1:00pm - 1:15pm Registration
1:15pm - 5:30pm Seminar
You only need to attend one of the courses. The morning course will be repeated in the afternoon.
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Adventures in Psychiatric Risk Management: A 60+ Year Perspective
Dates and Locations:
|October 16, 2020||San Francisco, CA|
|October 30, 2020||Arlington, VA|
|December 4, 2020||Philadelphia, PA|
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of psychiatrists in clinical practice.
With more than 60 years combined experience in providing psychiatric-specific risk management, the three speakers have seen just about everything. They will present lessons learned from the professional liability cases and potential cases they have seen to assist participants in increasing patient safety and decreasing their liability exposure. Topics to be covered include administrative actions, treating patients with suicidal behaviors, psychopharmacology, medical marijuana, EHRs, social media, telepsychiatry, and more. There will be ample time for attendees’ questions throughout the program.
Planners and Faculty
Donna Vanderpool, MBA, JD – Planner, Content Developer, Speaker
Director of Risk Management, PRMS
Ms. Vanderpool has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.
Charles Cash, JD, LLM – Planner, Content Developer, Speaker
Associate Director of Risk Management, PRMS
Mr. Cash has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.
Jacqueline M. Melonas, RN, MS, JD – Planner, Content Developer, Speaker
Risk Manager Emerita (retired Senior Vice President of Risk Management, PRMS)
Ms. Melonas has no relevant financial relationship with commercial interests to disclose.
At the conclusion of this program, attendees will be able to:
- Identify the various factors that evidence the standard of care in their practice
- Integrate their decision-making process into their documentation
- Implement the informed consent process to manage patient expectations and maximize patient safety
- Recognize the benefits of utilizing a formal suicide risk assessment tool in clinical practice
- Reconcile patient confidentiality with exceptions to that confidentiality
- Incorporate into practice the 3 Cs – three risk management strategies to increase patient safety and minimize professional liability risk
Professional Risk Management Services (PRMS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation Statement
Professional Risk Management Services (PRMS) designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
PRMS does not accept financial support from commercial interests for CME activities.
Method of Participation
Physicians must attend the live activity and complete a Post Activity Learning Assessment Tool and Credit Application form to receive a Credit Certificate.
Estimated Time to Complete
4.0 hours, exclusive of breaks
The purpose of this activity is to provide general information on risk management issues. The information presented does not constitute legal advice.
This was amazing. Superb! Great content. Wonderful format.2017 Seminar Attendee
PRMS CLIENTS: FREE
You are also eligible to earn a 5% risk management premium discount.*
NOT A PRMS CLIENT?
Early Career Psychiatrists: $25
Early Bird Rate**: $150
Standard Full Rate: $250
* Except in New York
** Available up to six weeks prior to seminar date
THOUGHT-LEADERS IN TELEPSYCHIATRY
PRMS Director of Risk Management, Donna Vanderpool, MBA, JD, has contributed to many clinical textbooks:
Mental Health Practice in a Digital World: A Clinicians Guide
Psychoanalysis Online 2: Impact of Technology on Development, Training and Therapy
8:15am - 8:30am
Registration & Breakfast
8:30am - 12:45pm
1:00pm - 1:15pm
1:15pm - 5:30pm