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INTRODUCTION

Physician and Advanced Practice Professional (APP) Risk Management Orientation

Disclosure Video: Removing Insult from Injury

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INTRODUCTION

Credit Hours: CME 1.00

Target Audience:

Physicians and Advanced Practice Professionals (APPs).

Educational Objectives:

As a result of reviewing this information, you should be able to:

·       Recognize the correlation between the consistent use of UPMC Life Changing Values and the prevention of malpractice litigation

·       List three methods of preventing malpractice litigation which lead to increased patient safety and cost savings within the self-insurance program

·       Recall unanticipated outcomes that require disclosure

·       Explain how to deliver an effective disclosure and apology

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Questions can be directed to members of the UPMC Susquehanna Risk Management/Legal/Compliance/Privacy Team by calling 570-320-7035:

CONTACTS:

Authors:
Krista McMonigle — Lead Insurance Analyst, Malpractice
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Raven Reasner Cooley, RN, BSN — Risk Management Analyst
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Authors disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.