TMLT Announces 2014 Risk Management Spring Seminar in Austin and Houston

February 7, 2014

TMLT is proud to announce its latest seminar to help physicians earn continuing medical education (CME) units while exploring new rules adopted by the Texas Medical Board (TMB). “Clearing up the Confusion: What you should know about the new TMB rules” is a 2.5 hour interactive program intended for physicians of all specialties seeking to stay fully informed of TMB rules and reduce any potential TMB complaints.

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the new rules regarding delegation to mid-level professionals
  • Identify key differences between prescriptive authority agreements and standing delegation orders
  • Explain the new rules related to nonsurgical medical cosmetic procedures
  • Discuss rule changes related to copies of electronic medical records for patients; use of local and regional anesthetics in the office; and locum tenens leaving medical practices.

Registration is now open for the following dates and locations:

Wednesday, April 23         
Renaissance Austin Hotel
9721 Arboretum Boulevard
Austin, TX 78759
Check-in & Dinner: 6 pm
Program: 6:30-9 pm

Thursday, May 1
Houston Marriott at the Texas Medical Center
6580 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77030
Check-in & Dinner: 6 pm
Program: 6:30-9 pm

About the Speaker:

Dan Ballard, JD is a partner with Ballard & Simmons, LLP. He received a BA with honors from the University of Texas and a JD with honors from the University of Texas School of Law. He was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1983. Mr. Ballard has spoken extensively on risk management and medical malpractice defense issues to physicians throughout the state.

CME Credit

TMLT is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. TMLT designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This course has been designated by TMLT for 1 credit in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

For more information, or assistance with registration, please contact the TMLT Risk Management Department at 800-580-8658.

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