CAP Risk Management CME Program (San Jose)

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

CAP members are welcome to invite nonmember physician colleagues to this program. For questions, please call 800-361-5569 or email

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.

Le Papillon
410 Saratoga Ave.
San Jose, CA