Hot Topics in Risk Management & Patient Safety

Target Audience

Physicians, Nurses, and Staff

Learning Outcomes

Discuss common issues with clinical handoff communication and medical malpractice claims.

Discuss strategies for workplace injury and workplace violence prevention.


Introduction to Risk Management
10 - 10:30 a.m.

Alexander Gladney, Senior Vice President & Chief Legal Officer, Capital Health
Sandra Sutton, Director, Risk Management & Insurance, Capital Health

Mock Physician Cross Examination at Trial
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Louis F. D’Amelio, MD, FACS, Vice President, Clinical Performance, Capital Health
Rafael Villalobos, ESQ., Counsel, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

12 - 12:30 p.m.

Workplace Injury Prevention
12:30 - 1 p.m.

Scott Stohrer, SPC, Risk Control Supervisor, PMA Companies
Leo R. West III, Claims Service Manager, PMA Companies

Medical Aid in Dying
1 - 1:30 p.m.

Sandra Sutton, Director, Risk Management & Insurance, Capital Health
Carolyn Gaukler, MD, Director of Palliative and Supportive Care Program, Capital Health

Sexual Harassment and Workplace Violence
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Sara Begley, Partner, Holland & Knight, LLP

Improving Handoff Communication
2:30 - 3 p.m.

Melissa Chicillitti, Divisional Director, Patient Care Services - Capital Health Regional Medical Center, Capital Health

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

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. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Registration Instructions
Call 609-394-6258 for more information.
Event Times, Dates & Locations

Date & Time:

March 10, 2020
10:00 am to 3:00 pm