Radiology Malpractice and Risk Management Online Course


This course discusses the current medical malpractice environment, focusing on issues facing interventional radiologists. The course also covers medical malpractice concerns for physicians in the radiology field. The research for the course was funded in part by the ARRS Berlin Scholarship. In-Training Members will receive a discounted price of $125 after login  


Target Audience:
The target audience for this activity is radiologists at all training levels are interested in medical legal and malpractice issues in radiology.

Goals and Objectives:
After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
  1. Discuss how the medical malpractice environment potentially drives utilization of medical imaging.
  2. State the most common reasons radiologists get sued.
  3. Describe changing societal expectations for radiologists’ communication of non-routine findings.
  4. Categorize the most common medical malpractice allegations against interventional radiologists and other radiology proceduralists.
  5. Outline criteria used by counts and professional societies to allow and guide expert testimony.
  6. Outline key stages of a medical malpractice lawsuit.


Disclosure of Commercial Interest:
ARRS staff involved with this activity have nothing to disclose. Below is a listing of activity's contributors and planners’ disclosures:

Planners
  • R. Duszak is an advisor for Ethos Medical Inc.
  • M. Rosado de Christenson has nothing to disclose.

Speaker
  • R. Duszak is an advisor for Ethos Medical Inc.


Member Price:
$245.00
NonMember Price:
$499.00

Accreditation Statement
The American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education activities for physicians.

Designation Statement
The ARRS designates this educational activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Medical Association has determined that physicians not licensed in the US who participate in this CME activity are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

The American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The ARRS designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ and 3.5 American Board of Radiology©, MOC Part II, Self-Assessment CME (SA-CME.) Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.



Date of issuance: June 5, 2020
Date of expiration: June 4, 2023
Estimated time to complete the activity: 3.5 hour(s)