This electronically delivered self-instructional program is designated for 1.5 hours of CE credit by Farran Media.
AGD Code: 550.
The fee to view this course is $36. This cost includes the fee to take the exam and claim your CE credits.
This course will acquaint the dental practitioner to the legal requirements for a malpractice claim, provide information on specific types of claims and instruct the practitioner on methods to effectively document treatment in an attempt to avoid litigation. In addition, the practitioner will learn methods to identify problem patients early in treatment and protocols to manage these patients. Finally, the practitioner will gain knowledge regarding the NPOB, licensing investigations and how to deal with subpoenas and requests for deposition testimony.
Description of Speaker:
Anne M. Oldenburg is a shareholder in the firm Alholm, Monahan, Klauke, Hay & Oldenburg, a minority owned business. Ms. Oldenburg received her B.A. degree, cum laude, from Ripon College and received her J.D. degree, with distinction, from The John Marshall Law School. She is admitted to the Illinois Bar and the United States District Court for the Northern, Central and Southern Districts of Illinois. She is also admitted to the Federal Trial Bar. She is on the Board of Trustees for Elmhurst Memorial Hospital and Elmhurst Memorial Home Health. She has published and lectured extensively on issues relating to healthcare litigation and risk management issues.
Linda J. Hay is a shareholder in the firm of Alholm, Monahan, Klauke, Hay & Oldenburg, a minority owned business. Ms. Hay received her B.A. degree from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and her J.D. degree from The John Marshall Law School. She is admitted to the Illinois Bar, the Federal Trial Bar, and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Ms. Hay actively defends professional liability cases. Ms. Hay regularly presents seminars on risk and claim management of professional liability cases, and regularly publishes in the field as well.
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to achieve the following:
- Have familiarity with legal elements necessary to support a claim for dental malpractice
- Recognize specific practice areas and treatment modalities that are more susceptible to litigation
- Document comprehensively to assist in the prevention of dental malpractice claims
- Recognize problem patients and institute protocols for management of these patients in a way to avoid claims
- Identify the circumstances where reporting to the National Practitioners Data Bank is required by Federal Law
declares that neither she nor any member of her family have a financial arrangement or affiliation with any corporate organization offering financial support or grant monies for this continuing dental education program, nor does she have a financial interest in any commercial product(s) or service(s) she will discuss in the presentation.
Linda Hay declares that neither she nor any member of her family have a financial arrangement or affiliation with any corporate organization offering financial support or grant monies for this continuing dental education program, nor does she have a financial interest in any commercial product(s) or service(s) she will discuss in the presentation.
The CE provider (Farran Media) uses reasonable care in selecting and
providing content that is accurate. The CE provider, however, does not
independently verify the content or materials. The CE provider does not
represent that the instructional materials are error-free or that the content
or materials are comprehensive. Any opinions expressed in the materials are
those of the author of the materials and not the CE provider. Completing one or
more continuing education courses does not provide sufficient information to
qualify the participant as an expert in the field related to the course topic
or in any specific technique or procedure. The instructional materials are
intended to supplement, but are not a substitute for, the knowledge, expertise,
skill and judgment of a trained health care professional.
Continuing education credits issued for completion of online CE courses may not apply toward
license renewal in all licensing jurisdictions. It is the responsibility of each registrant
to verify the CE requirements of his/her licensing or regulatory agency.
for CE requirements by state. Please note that this information is current as of the time of listing. This information is subject to change at any time from the state boards. For the most up-to-date information, please contact your state board directly.
There are no refunds for Online CE courses. Please contact technical support if you run into technical difficulty.
For any questions, please contact Howard Goldstein, DMD, Director of Continuing Education