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Professional Liability Exposures for Physical Therapy - A Contemporary View

Course: #2607 Level: Introductory 2 Hours 547 Reviews
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript

This session will explore the value of PT malpractice claims from both an indemnity and an expense perspective, highlighting top areas of loss. The speaker will review claim scenarios, discuss perception of negligence of PTs, and provide risk management strategies. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Course created on January 13, 2017

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Course Type: Recorded Webinar, Text/Transcript

CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DE/2.0; FL/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; LA/2.0; MA/2.0; MD/0.2; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MN/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NJ/2.0; NM/2.0; NV/0.2; NY/2.0; OH/2.0; OK/2.0; OR/2.0; ProCert/FSBPT/2.0; RI/2.0; SD/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WV/2.0; WY/2.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to list at least three of the leading allegations made against PTs, PTAs, and PT Practices in malpractice lawsuits.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to describe at least three of the leading license/regulatory Board complaints made against PTs, PTAs, and PT Practices.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to list at least three key risk management tools that PTs, PTAs, and PT Practices can incorporate into their practice.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Background & review of learner outcomes
5-60 Minutes Malpractice Risks: Key terms, work location, most frequent and most severe allegations, injuries/adverse outcomes and case studies
60-95 Minutes License/Regulatory Board Risks: Most frequent and most severe allegations, board outcomes, and case study
95-115 Minutes Risk management recommendations - Physical therapists risk control self-assessment checklist
115-120 Minutes Q and A, summary

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Presenter Disclosure: Jennifer Flynn, CPHRM, is Risk Manager for Healthcare Providers Service Organization in the Healthcare Division of Aon’s Affinity Insurance Services, Inc.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

Course participation information

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California

PhysicalTherapy.com is a recognized continuing competency approval agency for the Physical Therapy Board of California. This course is offered for 2.0 hours of continuing competency.


Florida

This course is offered for 2 hours of continuing education by the Florida Physical Therapy Association/CE Broker. Accreditation of this course does not necessarily imply the FPTA supports the views of the presenter or the sponsors.


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA PhysicalTherapy.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 CEUs for this program.


IL Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor

This course is offered for 2.0 hours (Introductory level) by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation (Sponsor License #216000252).


KPTA

This course is offered for 2.0 hours (Introductory level, Category 2) by the Kentucky Physical Therapy Association (Provider #CS80-2012-KPTA).


Louisiana

This course is offered for 2 hours by the Louisiana Physical Therapy Board.


Maryland

This course meets the basic criteria of the Maryland Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.2 CEUs.


Minnesota

This course is offered for 2 hours, Category 1, by the Minnesota Board of Physical Therapy.


New Jersey

NJ- The New Jersey State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners has approved continuing education courses on PhysicalTherapy.com. Refer to individual courses for details related to credits offered.


New Mexico

This course is offered for 2 hours (Introductory level) by the New Mexico Board of Physical Therapy.


Nevada

This course has been approved by the Nevada State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.2 units of continuing education (Non-Clinical).


New York

PhysicalTherapy.com is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education.


Ohio

OH- The Ohio Physical Therapy Association has approved continuing education courses on PhysicalTherapy.com. Refer to individual courses for details related to credits offered.


Oklahoma

OK- Courses on PhysicalTherapy.com may meet the requirements for continuing education as required by the Oklahoma Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision. Refer to individual courses for details related to credits offered.


ProCert/FSBPT

ProCert has awarded certification in the amount of 2 Continuing Competence Units (CCUs) to this activity. CCUs are a unit of relative value of an activity based on its evaluation against a comprehensive set of standards. The CCU determination is a valuation reflecting many factors including, but not limited to, duration of the activity. No conclusion should be drawn that ProCert's CCUs correlate to time or duration.


Texas Physical Therapy Association

This course is offered for 2.0 hours (Introductory level) by the Texas Physical Therapy Association. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE. The Texas Physical Therapy Association (TPTA) administers the CCAP on behalf of the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (Provider #1807033TX).


West Virginia

Approval of this course does not necessarily imply that the WV Board of Physical Therapy supports the views of the presenter or sponsor.



We recognize that state CE requirements are constantly changing. If you have any questions regarding our courses and your state requirements, please contact us at 866-782-6258 or amy.martin@PhysicalTherapy.com.