Professional Liability and Risk Management An Essential Guide for Obstetrician-Gynecologists, 3rd edition - NEW FOR 2015!

Professional Liability and Risk ManagementThis third edition of Professional Liability and Risk Management: An Essential Guide for Obstetrician-Gynecologists offers a wide array of professional liability and risk management issues, concepts, and strategies presented in an easily accessible format - from the basic elements of professional liability, all the way through to surviving the insult of being faced with a liability lawsuit.  New chapters include “The Internet, Social Networks, and Technology” and “What To Do If You Are Sued.”   

CHAPTERS
1 - Elements of Professional Liability
2 - Emerging Legal Theories
3 - Scientific Evidence and the Role of the Expert Witness
4 - Informed Consent
5 - Risk Management
6 - High-Risk Areas of Litigation in Obstetrics and Gynecology
7 - Patient Communication
8 - The Internet, Social Networks, and Technology
9 - Medical Records and Documentation
10 - Special Liability Issues for Residents
11 - Medical Professional Liability Insurance
12 - Government Requirements Affecting Medical Practice
13 - Reporting, Profiling, and Medical Board Actions
14 - What To Do If You Are Sued
15 - Coping with the Stress of a Medical Professional Liability Claim

BIBLIOGRAPHY

GLOSSARY

APPENDIXES
•Qualifications for the Physician Expert Witness
•Expert Witness Affirmation
•Code of Professional Ethics 
•Professional Liability and Risk Management Checklists
•Safety Certification in Outpatient Practice Excellence (SCOPE) for Women’s Health Sample Questions
•Quality Improvement and Risk Management Resources

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Contact:

James Lumalcuri, MSW
Senior Director
liability@acog.org