NJPA Northern Chapter CME Event

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April 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This program is designed to provide specific, proven risk management strategies to increase patient safety and decrease professional liability risk when treating patients at risk for suicide or violence.

After attending this program, you will be able to:

  • Explain the importance of documentation of initial and ongoing suicide assessments
  • Assess and document suicidal risk initially and at critical junctures in treatment
  • Document the decision-making process when assessing and treating patients at risk for suicide or violence
  • Evaluate when to communicate with the family of a patient with suicidal behavior, even if the patient did not give consent for such communication
  • Explain the standard of care factors that will be assessed in a medical malpractice lawsuit involving patient suicide
  • Recognize online activity and its impact on patients
  • Implement at least one strategy to minimize risks inherent in treating dangerous patients

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 1.5 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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