This electronically delivered self-instructional program is designated for 2 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.
The fee to view the entire series is $360. This cost includes all fees to take all exams and claim your CE credits.
Dentists can expect three to five legal actions in a career. This course will explore a proactive approach to preventing legal actions. The profile of a typical dental malpractice patient will be discussed as well as the four areas where dental malpractice insurance companies pay out the largest settlements and more. This course is an essential educational tool for any dentist who’s serious about reducing his or her malpractice risk.
Description of Speaker:
Jeff graduated from Indiana University in 1977 and DePaul University Law School in 1981, where he was a member of the Law Review. He is the founder of The Dental Advocate and has limited his practice to helping dentists. Jeff has defended over 3,000 dentists before the dental board and hundreds of dental malpractice court actions. He drafts and regularly reviews dental-legal contracts, including office leases, asset purchase agreement and both employee and independent contractor agreements. He also is involved with dental practice sales and transitions, as a broker for Western Practice Sales.
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to achieve the following:
- Discuss a proactive approach to preventing legal actions
- Review profile of a typical dental malpractice patient
- Explore four areas where dental malpractice insurance companies pay large sums
- Discuss what data must be included in progress-note entries
In the past 12 months, the lecturer/speaker declare that they have had a financial interest, arrangement or affiliation within the field of dentistry or health care with the following: The Dental Advocate LLC.
Farran Media is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association
to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not
approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards
of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at
For any questions, please contact Howard Goldstein, DMD, Director of Continuing Education at
Farran Media is a nationally approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry.
Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 1/1/2019 to 12/31/2022.
Provider ID# 304396
This activity meets the educational criteria required for verifiable Continuing Professional Development under the General Dental Council Lifelong Learning scheme and represents 2 hours of verifiable CPD.
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.
State CE Requirements:
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