AGD2017 Las Vegas
F03: Dental Risk Management- A Review
  , Emerging Speaker - Thursday

Subject: 555 - Dental Jurisprudence/Ethics
Credits: 1 (Lecture)
Thursday, July 13: 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Fee: Free with Registration!
Location: Pool Level, Forum 1-3

PLEASE NOTE: All seats for this course will be on a first come basis. 
Registering for this course does not guarantee you a seat.

Description: This course will look at the 10 most frequent causes of malpractice claims in general dentistry and present a risk management strategy to minimize litigation. Malpractice claims are a costly and disruptive burden to all dental practitioners. Attendees will explore the most frequent causes of malpractice claims and remedies will be discussed. Appropriate informed consent will be addressed as well as, documentation and record keeping.

Learning Objectives:

  •       Attendees will understand the concept of Medical Negligence and how a lawsuit is disruptive to any practice.
  •       Attendees will be introduced to the 10 most frequent causes of Malpractice claims.
  •       Attendees will understand what constitutes a legal informed consent.
  •       Appropriate documentation and record keeping will be discussed.