The Doctor’s Advocate | Second Quarter 2013
We offer a comprehensive selection of seminars and Webinars that can help you strengthen patient safety while you earn continuing medical education (CME) credits.
This year’s featured seminar, Prescription Drug Abuse: An Epidemic, addresses a wide variety of issues, including prescription fraud, drug diversion, and management of patients on chronic opioid therapy. For dates, locations, and registration information, go to www.thedoctors.com/CME.
Upcoming Webinars (Earn 1.0 CME Credit)
|July10||Medication Management in the Office Practice|
|July 18||HIPAA: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow|
|July 30||Reducing Hospital Readmissions|
|August 7||Managing Challenging Patients|
|August 20||Risk Prevention Tips for the Digital Age: E-mail, Texting, and Social Media|
|August 27||Patient Safety Issues and the Hospitalized Obese Patient|
|August 29||The Top Five Risks in the Office Practice|
|September 5||Adverse Outcome Disclosure: What to Do When the Unexpected Occurs|
|September 17||Consent and Patient Care|
|September 18||Sexual Harassment: A Ticking Time Bomb|
|September 26||FAQs: Answers to Common Patient Safety Questions|
The Doctor’s Advocate is published by The Doctors Company to advise and inform its members about loss prevention and insurance issues.
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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Second Quarter 2013
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A Failure to Rescue
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Earn Complimentary CME Credits
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