Risk Management CME: Understanding Professional Liability

PAs are legally “professionals” and therefore have a special obligation to their patients. This activity outlines the concept of professional liability and how PAs can employ risk management techniques to mitigate the PA's exposure to liability and responsibly meet his/her legal obligation.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
  • Discuss the concept of professional liability, how it is determined and how it affects PA practice
  • Understand that professional liability has a time element that requires career-long management
  • Identify the basics of the risk management process
  • Discuss how professional liability risk can be transferred through insurance and the different types of insurance

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