Methodist Physician Alliance and Texas Medical Liability Trust are sponsoring a CME Seminar PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 17 April 2014 13:44

TOPIC: TMB Rules You May Not Know – But Should

Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Registration: 6-6:30pm
Dinner & CME Program: 6:30-9pm
Oak Hills Country Club
5403 Fredericksburg Road, San Antonio, Texas 78229

Cost & Registration

Available to the physicians of Methodist Physician Alliance, by invitation only, at no cost. Please RSVP to (210) 575-0355 (option #2) by Friday, May 23rd, 2014.

Who Should Attend
This 2.5 hour interactive program is intended for physicians of all specialties

Course Objectives
Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss TMB Rules related to:
    • prescribing for chronic pain patients,
    • leaving a medical practice,
    • documentation,
    • death certificate requirements,
    • supervision of mid-levels and other medical staff,
    • office-based anesthesia,
    • proper billing practices,
    • use of the new DPS controlled substance data base;
  • Identify practices and complaints that have led to investigations by the TMB;
  • Explain the TMB investigative process.

About the Speaker

Dan Ballard, JD is a partner with Ballard & Simmons, LLP. He received a BA with honors from the University of Texas and a JD with honors from the University of Texas School of Law. He was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1983. Mr. Ballard has spoken extensively on risk management and medical malpractice defense issues to physicians throughout the state.

Dan Ballard, JD has no commercial affiliations/interests to disclose related to this talk.

CME Credit

TMLT is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. TMLT designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

This course has been designated by TMLT for 1 credit in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

 


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