October 16, 2020
San Francisco, CA

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. 

Location

Hilton San Francisco Union Square
333 O'Farrell Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

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Continuing Medical Education Information

Adventures in Psychiatric Risk Management: A 60+ Year Perspective

Dates and Locations:              

April 24, 2020 Philadelphia, PA
October 16, 2020  San Francisco, CA
October 30, 2020 Arlington, VA


Target Audience 
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of psychiatrists in clinical practice.

Program Overview
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.

Educational Objectives 
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

Accreditation Statement
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

Disclaimer
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