Opioid Standard of Care and Litigation

August 1, 2018

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Target Audience

Physicians, healthcare professionals, quality improvement managers, and other interested entities across all healthcare settings and IHC programs including HIIN, TCPI and SIM. 

Program Overview Program Overview

This webinar will focus on the standard of care for opioid and pain practices. Potential litigation for practicing outside of the standard of care will be discussed and examples of cases that have occurred across the country regarding providers practicing outside of the standard of care will be reviewed. 

Learning objecives

  • Review the opioid epidemic and what it means for legal liability.
  • Outline the different types of liability.
  • Discuss the liability associated with both over prescribing and under prescribing.
  • Review Board of Medicine Standards Care rules.
  • Recognize recommendations for risk management. 

Speakers

Craig Sieverding is a shareholder at the Davis Brown Law Firm in Des Moines where he practices exclusively in the area of health law. He counsels healthcare providers on a variety of regulatory and compliance issues, government investigations and contracting and reimbursement matters, including those related to prescription and diversion of controlled substances.

Adam Zenor is a partner in Grefe & Sidney's trial division. His practice focuses on complex civil litigation, white collar criminal defense, trial work, and appellate practice. He has litigated all manner of cases and secured over 20 trial verdicts for his clients in State and Federal court. Zenor has successfully litigated more than 10 appeals in the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit and Iowa's appellate courts. He is a Fellow in the Iowa Academy of Trial lawyers. 

Disclosures

Relevant to the content of this educational activity, the following individuals have no conflict of interests with commercial interests to disclose.

  • Ellyn Cottingham, Planning Committee Member
  • Nicky Carlson, Planning Committee Member
  • Sarah Derr, Planning Committee Member
  • Craig Sieverding, Speaker
  • Adam Zenor, Speaker
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hours
Course opens: 
08/01/2018
Course expires: 
08/01/2018
Event starts: 
08/01/2018 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
08/01/2018 - 1:00pm
Cost:
$195.00
Rating: 
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Continuing Education Credit

  • DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 2-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
  • MD:  This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Iowa Medical Society (IMS) through the joint providership of Des Moines University (DMU) and the Iowa Healthcare Collaborative. DMU is accredited by IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • Other Health Professionals: This live activity is designated for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Educational Grants

No commercial interest company provided financial support for this continuing education activity.

Disclaimer

Everyone in a position to control the content of this educational activity will disclose to the CME provider and to attendees all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. They will also disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Determination of educational content and the selection of speakers is the responsibility of the activity director. Firms providing financial support did not have input in these areas. The information provided at this CME activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The content of each presentation does not necessarily reflect the views of Des Moines University.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hours

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/01/2018
Course expires: 
08/01/2018

Price

Cost:
$195.00
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There is no cost to attend. 

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If you have questions, please contact Norma Haskins at 515-283-9343.

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