The Doctor’s Advocate | Third Quarter 2013
We’re proud to offer an expansive selection of seminars, webinars, and self-paced modules that can help you keep your patients safe while you earn complimentary continuing medical education (CME) credits.
In our two new self-paced modules, Medical Error Prevention and Prevention of Medical Errors (for Florida practices), we use closed-claim data to identify common performance and diagnostic errors. Each module is designated for a maximum of 2.0 CME credits.
|October 10, 2013||Managing Risks in Anesthesia|
|October 16, 2013||“But I’m Only the Nurse”: Understanding the Nurse’s Role in Patient Safety|
|October 22, 2013||RAC Audits|
|October 29, 2013||HIPAA: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow|
|November 7, 2013||Keeping Children Safe During Radiology Procedures|
|November 14, 2013||Risk Prevention Tips for the Digital Age: E-mail, Texting, and Social Media|
|November 19, 2013||Managing Challenging Patients|
|November 26, 2013||The Top Five Risks in the Office Practice|
|December 4, 2013||Lessons Learned When the Power Goes Out|
|December 12, 2013||HIPAA: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow|
|December 17, 2013||Health Literacy: Do Your Patients Understand?|
|December 18, 2013||Medication Management in the Office Practice|
For complete details on all of our educational and CME programs, go to www.thedoctors.com/cme.
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Third Quarter 2013
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Two New Ways to Earn Complimentary CME Credits
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