Risk Management Focus: Current Topics in Chiropractic Risk Management 2019

Violation of professional boundaries. The opioid crisis. Evidence-based practice guidelines. All are hot topics in today's practice environment, and the risk management aspects of each are considered in this course.

Objectives

When you complete this course, you should be able to:

1. Know the difference between sexual misconduct and sexual harassment, and implement a policy regarding both.

2. Outline the practical benefits of following evidence-based chiropractic guidelines.

3. Explain the importance of documenting that your patient care services were medically indicated before submitting a claim.

4. Discuss the importance of personally reviewing any imaging studies you order, even if they have already been reviewed and summarized by a specialist.

 

 2018 OUM Home Study: Current Topics in Chiropractic Risk Management – 2018: EHRs, Social Media and More! - $59 3hrs CE*

 

Electronic media provide many outstanding advantages over traditional forms of communication and documentation. At the same time, they also create new legal and ethical hazards that can allow practitioners to unwittingly create physician-patient relationships with people they have never even met, incur huge fines for accidental HIPAA violations, destroy their defense in malpractice cases and endanger their professional licenses, to mention only a few of the potential self-inflicted injuries.

Objectives

When you complete this course, you should be able to:

1. Explain how to enhance your practice by using social media in a professionally responsible manner.

2. Discuss how to deal effectively with online practitioner review sites.

3. List questionable billing practices that might get you investigated for billing fraud.

4. Explain how to protect patient data from being stolen or otherwise compromised in violation of the HIPAA Privacy Rule.

5. Explain the special risk factors arising from electronic health records (EHRs).

Premium savings subject to state maximum allowed per policy year. Discount subject to taking and passing the 10-question post-test no later than 30 days after your renewal date. Continuing education may be received by taking and passing (80%) the 10-question post-test.

*Please Read - Continuing education contact hours are available in states that accept approved PACE courses for educational credit. Please note that not all states accept approved PACE courses for educational credit. Please click here to see a list of states that accept PACE courses for continuing education credits.

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