Hot Topics in Risk Management & Patient Safety

Target Audience

Physicians, Nurses, and Staff

Learning Outcomes

Discuss common issues with clinical documentation and medical malpractice claims.

Discuss strategies for depositions and protecting your communications.


Welcome Breakfast
8:30 - 9 a.m.

Introduction to Risk Management
9 - 9:15 a.m.

Alexander Gladney, Senior Vice President & Chief Legal Officer, Capital Health

Sandra Sutton, Director, Risk Management & Insurance, Capital Health

Keeping Communications Protected
9:15 - 9:45 a.m.

Louis F. D’Amelio, MD, FACS, Vice President, Clinical Performance, Capital Health

I’m Going to Be Deposed—Oh My!
9:45 - 10:45 a.m.

Rafael Villalobos, ESQ., Counsel, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

Morning Break
10:45 - 11 a.m.

Workplace Violence & Healthcare Providers Rights
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Mary Steffani, Senior Healthcare Risk Consultant, Zurich North America

12 - 12:30 p.m.

2018 Medical Malpractice Claims & Liability Trends
12:30 - 1 p.m.

Cait Levy, Senior Vice President, Beecher Carlson Healthcare

Clinical Documentation Dos and Don’ts
1 - 1:30 p.m.

Michael Coco, Clinical Risk Manager, Capital Health


Participants need to attend entire program, and complete the program evaluation. No partial credit will be awarded.

This program is awarded 4 contact hours. Capital Health System is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (Provider Number P122-7/17-20)

Disclosure: Planners, content experts and speakers have declared no conflict of interest. There is no commercial support for this activity. Capital Health is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Capital Health designates this for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA CategoryTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Registration Instructions
Call 609-394-6258 for more information.
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