The Process and Evolution of a Law Suit: What to do when you get sued - Dean Connors, MD, PhD
Clinical anesthesia providers in the Department of Anesthesiology, which includes both faculty physicians (MD, DO) as well as residents or fellows in training, RNs, and clinical anesthetists, comprise the target audience. Other specialties who would benefit from attending include PA, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and students.
Upon completion of this activity, the learner will be able to:
- Define the term Standard of Care
- List the sequence of events associated with in the evolution of a lawsuit from the time the litigation is filed through the completion of the case to include settlement or jury/bench trial
- List the criteria associated with proving that medical malpractice has occurred.
- Identify the role of the expert witness in a malpractice proceeding
- List 5 of the components of the court complaint that plaintiff’s attorney files on behalf of his or her client
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For this accredited continuing educational activity all relevant financial relationships have been mitigated and detailed disclosures are listed below:
Financial Relationship Disclosures
Discussion of Unlabeled/Unapproved uses of drugs/devices in presentation?
|Dean Connors, MD, PhD
|No relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.
|In support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
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American Medical Association
The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the material.
American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA)
This enduring material contributes to the CME component of the American Board of Anesthesiology’s redesigned Maintenance of Certification in AnesthesiologyTM (MOCA®) program, known as MOCA 2.0®. Please consult the ABA website, www.theABA.org, for a list of all MOCA 2.0 requirements. Participant completion information will be shared with the ABA through PARS. By recording your attendance at this event, you are giving UW-ICEP permission to share this information with ABA.
Continuing Education Units
The University of Wisconsin–Madison, as a member of the University Continuing Education Association (UCEA), authorizes this program for 0.1 continuing education units (CEUs) or 1.0 hour.
- 1.00 MOCA 2.0®: ABA Lifelong Learning Points (Part II)
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
- 1.00 Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
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