May 19, 2023
San Francisco, CA

Program Overview:

We now know the federal COVID-19 Public Health Emergency will end on May 11, 2023. Join PRMS' Director of Risk Management for a two-hour course to learn more about what that means for your practice, specifically in terms of licensure, prescribing controlled substances, and telemedicine platforms.

This course is free and exclusively for PRMS insureds.

Can't make it to San Francisco? We've got you covered. A new one-hour, on-demand CME course with telepsychiatry updates will be available on PRMS U in June.


The Palace Hotel
San Francisco, CA


1:30 pm -2:00 pm PST Registration
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST Seminar


Click here to register for PRMS' Telepsychiatry Seminar.

Continuing Medical Education Information


Date and Location: May 19, 2023, San Francisco, CA

Target Audience:  Psychiatrists and other healthcare providers

Program Overview:
Now that the federal COVID-19 Public Health Emergency will end on May 11, 2023, practicing psychiatrists need to understand the impact of the regulatory waivers no longer being in effect.  Issues that will be addressed in this course include state licensure, prescribing controlled substances, in-person visits not related to controlled substances, and telemedicine platforms. 

Planners and Faculty  
Donna Vanderpool, MBA, JD – Speaker, Planner, and Reviewer
Ms. Vanderpool does not have any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Educational Objectives  
After attending this live seminar, attendees will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of meeting licensure requirements in the patient’s state, if different from the psychiatrist’s state
  • Reconcile federal and state prohibitions on prescribing controlled substances via telemedicine
  • Evaluate when a patient must be seen in-person
  • Explain the significance of HIPAA on a psychiatrist’s choice of telemedicine platform

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 2 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 ineligible companies 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
2 hours

The purpose of this activity is to provide general information on risk management issues.  The information presented does not constitute legal advice.

Note:  This educational activity does NOT meet the requirements for the New York State Excess Medical Malpractice Risk Management Program or the New York State Premium Credit Risk Management Program.