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MORTON B. ROSENBERG, D.M.D. Professor (Emeritus) Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine; Professor of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine
DEBRA K. UDEY Risk Manager, Eastern Dentist Insurance Company (EDIC). Ms. Udey has been with EDIC since 2014 and brings over thirty years of dental and medical malpractice insurance experience to the course
In the morning portion of the course, Dr. Morton Rosenberg will address the prevention and management of medical emergencies in the dental office. Topics will include: preparing your office and team for a medical emergency; emergency drugs and emergency equipment; diagnosis and treatment of the obstructed airway; and management of minor and major emergencies.
The afternoon portion of this course, conducted by Debra Udey, Risk Manager at EDIC, will update participants on malpractice liability. Dentists know that malpractice claims are a reality of the profession. However, knowing what causes claims and how they progress can help in their prevention. Through closed claim presentations, this seminar will explore the anatomy of a claim, the proper way to deal with board inquiries, and how communication and documentation can contribute to better care and decrease one's risk for claims.
Lecture: Credit Hours - 6
AGD Code: 142, 550
This Risk Management Seminar is sponsored by EDIC.
Attendance at this seminar may count toward a 5% discount on your EDIC Professional Liability Insurance.
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Boston, MA 02111
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Tufts University, School of Dental Medicine is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. Approval Date 11/15-12/19.
We may be reached by email at DentalCE@Tufts.edu, and by phone at 617-636-6629.