The program begins at 6:00 p.m. unless otherwise indicated and is approximately two hours long. A light supper will be be available at 5:30 p.m. Be certain to RSVP for a seat, as space is limited. CAP members may RSVP by contacting CAP’s Risk Management & Patient Safety Department via phone 800-252-7706 or email CME@CAPphysicians.com.
CAP members are welcome to invite nonmember physician colleagues to this program via phone 800-361-5569 or email RSVP@CAPphysicians.com.
By the completion of this lecture, the participant will be able to:
- Discuss the issues most often seen in professional liability lawsuits.
- Identify medical conditions that are most prone to diagnostic error.
- Discuss the physician-patient relationship and the role the physician plays as a patient advocate.
- Discuss the guidelines for informed consent.
- Identify systems that help prevent patient injury.
- Identify current and evolving risks in medicine.
- Formulate informed consent discussions that appropriately address culture and/or language barriers.
The Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. (CAP) is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. CAP takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity. CAP designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education.