NJPA Monmouth/Ocean Chapter CME Event

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May 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Advances in psychopharmacology have provided therapeutic options that were unavailable just a short time ago, leading to an increase in the use of psychotropic medication in all age groups.  Unfortunately, as has historically been the case, these advances have been followed by an increase in medical malpractice lawsuits. In addition, due to increased media attention and the implementation of new laws and regulations, the risks associated with prescribing controlled substances have changed.  In this program, we will look at ways in which psychiatrists can manage these new risks and limit malpractice liability exposure.

At the conclusion of this program, attendees will be able to:

  • Describe the prescription drug abuse problem and plans to address it relevant to clinical practice
  • Explain the risks when prescribing controlled substances
  • Implement three strategies for minimizing risks associated with prescribing controlled substances

Accreditation Statement: 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 live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

NJPA Chapter event invitations are emailed directly to Chapter members, and when applicable, Resident Fellow Members in programs within the Chapter, as well as Chapter non-members.

If you feel you should have received an invitation for this event, email Jennifer Contorno, NJPA Member Services Coordinator.


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