Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in the Digital Age
Monday, October 20, 2014
Marina Village Conference Center -
San Diego, CA
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Statement of Needs/Program Overview
What does the digital age mean for you, your practice, and your patients? This highly interactive course will cover key risk management strategies to maximize patient safety and minimize professional liability when treating children and adolescents. Also to be covered is the impact of the digital age on your practice. With technology comes regulation, in the form of HIPAA, internet activities, EHRs, and telepsychiatry.
In addition to veteran psychiatric risk managers, an attorney very experienced in defending psychiatric malpractice claims will provide her perspective and insight. Finally, the audience will be presented with various scenarios and using audience response polling devices, will provide their thoughts on the best response to the various scenarios.
Please read the Continuing Medical Education information below prior to registering.
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If you have your insurance with The Psychiatrists' Program you can attend this seminar free of charge and you are eligible to earn a risk management premium discount.
New York Psychiatrists: Per New York State Insurance Department Regulations, this course does not meet the requirements for the New York State Excess Medical Malpractice Risk Management Program or the New York State Premium Credit Risk Management Program. If you need a course to satisfy these requirements, please visit our seminars page.
12:30 - 1:00
1:00 - 1:30
Update on professional liability exposure
1:30 - 2:00
What the digital age means in terms of treating modern children and adolescents
2:00 - 3:15
What the digital age means for the practice of modern child and adolescent psychiatry
3:15 - 3:30
3:30 - 4:00
Perspectives from defense counsel
4:00 - 5:00
What would you do?
5:00 - 5:15
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of child and adolescent psychiatrists in clinical practice.
After attending this course, you will be able to:
- Compare and contrast professional liability exposure associated with treating minors versus treating adult patients
- Understand the significance of inquiring about patients’ online lives
- Incorporate into clinical practice two risk management strategies to increase patient safety and reduce professional liability risk
- Understand recent HIPAA enforcement actions to gain a greater appreciation for compliance with HIPAA
- Choose effective strategies to manage the risks associated with electronic health records
- Recognize the importance of addressing whether licensure is required when treating patients out of state
Planners, Reviewers and Faculty
Donna Vanderpool, MBA, JD
Vice President, Risk Management - PRMS, Inc.
Ms. Vanderpool has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.
Charles D. Cash, JD, LLM
Assistant Vice President, Risk Management - PRMS, Inc.
Mr. Cash does not have any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.
Robert Harrison, Esquire
Partner, Wilson Elser
San Diego, CA
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
PRMS' policy is to not accept financial support from commercial interests for CME activities. This CME activity is presented in compliance with that policy
Method of Participation*
Physicians must attend the course and complete an Post-Activity Learning Assessment Tool and Credit Application form in order to receive a Credit Certificate.
Certificate of Attendance
Physicians must attend the live activity and complete a credit application form in order to receive a Certificate of Attendance. We would also appreciate completion of our evaluation form, as we value the feedback.
Estimated Time to Complete
4 hours, exclusive of breaks
Note: This educational activity does NOT meet the requirements for the New York State Excess Medical Malpractice Risk Management Program or the New York State Premium Credit Risk Management Program.
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Professional Risk Management Services, Inc. (PRMS, Inc.) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation Statement
Professional Risk Management Services, Inc. (PRMS, Inc.) designates this course for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Professional Risk Management Services, Inc. (PRMS) seminars are copyrighted. No recording is allowed.
Seminar materials, whether in print or digital format, are copyrighted and may not be reproduced or transmitted without prior written permission.
Requests for permission should be addressed to: Donna Vanderpool, Vice President, Risk Management, PRMS, 1401 Wilson Blvd., Ste 700, Arlington, VA 22209.