Minimizing Risk When Treating Depressed and Suicidal Patients; and

Top 10 Risks when Providing Outpatient Behavioral Healthcare

Virtual CME Live Activity Webinar

Registration Fee Schedule:

      • TAP/ TSPP/ TSCAP Member: $40
      • TAP/ TSPP/ TSCAP Member Resident, Fellow, Medical Student, or Member in Training: $10
      • Non-Member Physician: $60
      • Non-Member Resident, Fellow Member in Training or Medical Student: $15
      • Allied Health Professional: $40

Saturday, December 2, 2023
 | 10 a.m. – noon
2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

The Top 10 Risks When Providing Outpatient Behavioral Health
Learners need to employ risk reduction strategies in the delivery of safe outpatient care. Review practical tools and techniques to reduce potential liability with each of the most common claims in the outpatient behavioral healthcare setting which will allow the psychiatrist to proactively implement best practices and to establish policies and procedures to mitigate risks.

Educational Objectives
At the conclusion of this program, attendees will be able to:

  • Identify the types of risks associated with outpatient behavioral health facilities.
  • Recognize situations that may give rise to a medical malpractice claim or licensing complaint.
  • Utilize best practices and risk mitigation tools and techniques to avoid a board complaint or medical malpractice claim related to outpatient behavioral healthcare.

Minimizing Risk When Treating Depressed and Suicidal Patients
This webinar will assist participants to identify the potential liability exposures associated with caring for adult and adolescent patients with depression and/or at risk for suicide and to provide practical risk management strategies that can be used right away to help lessen the liability exposures.

Educational Objectives
At the conclusion of this program, attendees will be able to:

  • Review the factors that impact a patient’s risk for suicide.
  • Understand liability exposure for psychiatrists treating depression and increased suicidal ideation in multiple age groups.

Target Audience
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of psychiatrists in clinical practice.

Planners and Faculty
AWAC Services Company, a member company of Allied World

Accreditation Statement
American Professional Agency, Inc. (APA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement
American Professional Agency, Inc. (APA) designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
APA does not accept financial support from ineligible companies for CME activities.

Estimated Time to Complete
2.0 hours, exclusive of breaks

The purpose of this activity is to provide general information on risk management issues.  The information presented does not constitute legal advice.