Better Documentation II 2018 (CME)

Course Format: Audio
Course Credit Type: CME
Course Credit: 2.00
Rewards Points Earned: 250
Course Category: *Compliance, Internal Medicine, Professional Development
Course Producer: Law and Medicine
Course Cost: $69.99 | Included in All-Access Pass
Mobile Friendly: Yes
Course Release Date: February 01, 2018
Course Expiration Date: June 30, 2020
Program Summary:

In this audio lecture, Dr. Cotton discusses documentation by starting with the clinical situations that are most frequently targeted by plaintiff attorneys. He then offers guidance as to how we can handle these situations in a way that allows the medical record to be used for us rather than against us.

General Information:

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Target Audience:

Physicians, and other health professionals.

Medium Used:

Proprietary e-learning software

About the Author:

The following Core Curriculum Module has been prepared by Victor R. Cotton, MD, JD. Dr. Cotton has more than 20 years of experience as a physician and 10 years of experience as a healthcare attorney.

ACCME Accreditation Statement:

Accreditation Statement. Law & Medicine Media, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the ACCME by Law and Medicine Media, LLC. Law and Medicine Media, LLC designates this educational activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category I Credits &tm;. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the continuing medical education activity.

CME Conflict of Inteset Statement:

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards, Law and Medicine Media, LLC requires faculty and all others who have the ability to control the content of Law and Medicine Media, LLC CME activities to disclose to the participant whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflicts of interest or other relationships, including relationships with any manufacturer of any commercial product, related to the content of this CME activity.

With respect to this CME activity, the following disclosures were obtained:

  • Victor R. Cotton, MD, JD - Author/Speaker: Speakers Bureau, Boston Scientific?
  • Gina S. Breslin - Education Director: Nothing to disclose?
  • Anne L.L. Dillman, JD - Compliance Officer: Nothing to disclose?
  • David Superdock, MD - Advisory Committee Member: Nothing to disclose?
  • R. Scott Owens, MD - Advisory Committee Member: Speakers Bureau, Pfizer?
  • Marjorie Donahue, MD - Advisory Committee Member: Nothing to disclose?
  • Anastasius Peter, MD - Advisory Committee Member: Nothing to disclose?
  • Keith Minnich, MD - Advisory Committee Member: Nothing to disclose?
  • Joy C.L. Cotton, MD - Advisory Committee Member: Nothing to disclose?
  • Lisa Tkatch, MD - Advisory Committee Member: Nothing to disclose

No other person was in a position to control the content, presentation or evaluation of this educational activity.

Statement Regarding Commercial Support:

Law and Medicine Media, LLC has not received commercial support of any kind related to the preparation or dissemination of this online module. This entire activity was financially supported by Law and Medicine Media, LLC. This activity does not include a discussion of unapproved uses of drugs or devices.

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  • As required by contractual provision (such as by an agreement with the participant's employer);
  • As required to provide appropriate continuing medical education credit to the participant; and/or
  • As required by law.

In order to earn CME credit(s) you must:

  • Complete the Core Curriculum Module;
  • Receive at least a 70% score on the post-material quiz;
  • Complete the Core Curriculum Module Evaluation at the end of the module.
Goals and Objectives:

At the conclusion of this lecture, the listener should be able to:

  • Document in a way that addresses the most common situations targeted by plaintiff attorneys
  • Avoid documentation mistakes that often worsen a legal situation
  • Manage the unique documentation issues related to electronic medical records.
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