Clear and consistent documentation can prevent confusion and potentially avoid adverse outcomes. In this course, learn how good documentation practices can make it easier to defend a physician’s actions in the event of a claim.
At the conclusion of this educational activity, physician's will be able to:
- discuss the importance of documentation for timely treatment and diagnosis;
- illustrate how strong communication can help documentation and patient care;
- summarize the physician's role and responsibility for acquiring informed consent from patients; and
- describe the process and reasoning for documenting and tracking opioid prescriptions.
TMLT policyholders who complete this program may earn a 3% discount that will be applied to their next eligible policy period.
CME Credit Statement:
The Texas Medical Liability Trust designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM and 1 credit in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.