The Doctor’s Advocate | Fourth Quarter 2018

Complimentary Continuing Education

We offer continuing education on a variety of subjects that can provide strategies known to reduce risks in your practice. Here are some of our most popular on-demand courses:

  • A Deep Dive into Managing Orthopedic Risks
  • Electronic Health Record Closed Claims Study
  • Prescribing Opioids Safely
  • Preventing Adverse Outcomes: Obstetrics
  • The Risks of Distracted Practice in the Perioperative Area

Our courses are approved for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM and/or ADA CERP continuing education credits.

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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 considering the circumstances of the individual situation and in accordance with the laws of the jurisdiction in which the care is rendered.

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