Risk Management Update- Till Death Do Us Part: Podiatric Case Studies
The Goldfarb Foundation will present the Risk Management Update at the 2017 Clinical Conference. The update is scheduled from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at the Valley Forge Casino Resort.
The Risk Management Update will offer 2.0 CE Contact Hours for podiatrists. A complimentary dinner for Risk Management registrants with be available from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm, prior to the start of the meeting.
The registration fee for Risk Management is $95 and does include the above mentioned dinner.
This program will review four podiatric closed claims involving the death of a patient and discuss the related clinical issues and the defense challenges.
At the end of the lecture, attendees will be able to:
1) Discuss the importance of following-up on diagnostic test results and reports.
2) Recognize the risk factors for the development of DVT/PE
3) Understand the necessity of obtaining appropriate pre-operative medical clearance
4) Appreciate the importance of early evaluation and diagnosis of lesions
Michael King, DPM
Dr. King is a past president of the APMA. He is a graduate of the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine and trained at Toledo Riverside hospital. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. Dr King has served in all major capacities of the APMA in the Health Policy arena and has been a chart auditor for insurance companies for many years. He has also served as the APMA advisor to the AMA CPT editorial panel in coding matters. He is a consultant to PICA, Codingline and to AAPPM, and is in private practice in Fall River, MA.
June Baker Laird, Esq.
Ms. Laird is a Partner in the Colorado office of McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP. She graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Law with honors. She defends lawyers and healthcare providers against professional malpractice claims at trials and arbitrations, bringing dozens of cases to defense verdict for her clients. Ms. Laird also represents lawyers on disciplinary matters before the Office of Attorney Regulation, and healthcare providers before their licensing Boards. She is a member of the Colorado and Florida Bar Associations, the Colorado Defense Lawyers Association and Colorado's Federal Faculty of Advocates. She is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell.