Professional Liability Exposures for Physical Therapy - A Contemporary ViewCourse: #2607 2 Hours Level: Introductory
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
- The participant will be able to list at least three of the leading allegations made against PTs, PTAs, and PT Practices in malpractice lawsuits.
- The participant will be able to describe at least three of the leading license/regulatory Board complaints made against PTs, PTAs, and PT Practices.
- The participant will be able to list at least three key risk management tools that PTs, PTAs, and PT Practices can incorporate into their practice.
|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|
Jennifer L. Flynn, CPHRM
Jennifer Flynn, CPHRM, is Risk Manager for Healthcare Providers Service Organization in the Healthcare Division of Aon’s Affinity Insurance Services, Inc. Specializing in risk management and having worked in the healthcare insurance business for over 15 years, Jennifer is dedicated to educating physical therapy professionals on professional liability risks and offers strategies to mitigate those risks. Jennifer has presented at professional organization meetings on healthcare risk management & other insurance related topics. Jennifer is a licensed Property & Casualty agent. She earned a BA in Psychology from Arcadia University in Glenside, PA.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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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).
This course is offered for 2.0 hours (Introductory level, Category 2) by the Kentucky Physical Therapy Association (Provider #CS80-2012-KPTA).
This course is offered for 2 hours, Category 1, by the Minnesota Board of Physical Therapy.
This course is offered for 2 hours (Introductory level) by the New Mexico Board of Physical Therapy.
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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).
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