The Doctor’s Advocate | Third Quarter 2012

Earn CME Credits with Our Webinars and Seminars

Our expanded schedule of live seminars and complimentary Webinars—open to all doctors—can help you keep patients safe and help you earn continuing medical education (CME) credits.

Here’s a sample of upcoming dates:

Webinars (Earn 1.0 CME Credit)
October 3 Managing Risks in Anesthesia
October 25 HIPAA: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
October 31   Consent and Patient Care
November 7 FAQs: Answers to Common Patient Safety Questions
November 14   Risk Prevention Tips for the Digital Age: E-mail, Texting, and Social Media


Seminars (Earn 1.5 CME Credits)
The Electronic Health Information Age: Challenges and Risks
October 18 Salem, Oregon
The Doctors Company Salem Office
October 23 Columbus, Ohio
Courtyard by Marriott Columbus West
October 25   Dayton, Ohio
Dayton Marriott
October 30   Wenatchee, Washington
Eye and Ear Clinic of Wenatchee
November 5   Cheyenne, Wyoming
Holiday Inn

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The guidelines suggested in this newsletter are not rules, do not constitute legal advice, and do not ensure a successful outcome. They attempt to define principles of practice for providing appropriate care. The principles are not inclusive of all proper methods of care nor exclusive of other methods reasonably directed at obtaining the same results.

The ultimate decision regarding the appropriateness of any treatment must be made by each healthcare provider in light of all circumstances prevailing in the individual situation and in accordance with the laws of the jurisdiction in which the care is rendered.

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The Doctor’s Advocate

Third Quarter 2012

Director's Forum
A Diagnostic Blind Spot

An Ounce of Prevention
Delay in Treatment of Fetal Distress

Politically Speaking
Procedural Trick Presents Advocacy Challenge


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Foundation Supports Eighth Annual Telluride Patient Safety Educational Roundtable

Earn CME Credits with Our Seminars and Webinars

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