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Risk Management

Risk Management

This PowerPoint tutorial is designed to explain Risk Management in the Healthcare field.  According to the website:  "After reviewing the tutorial, the learner will be able to: ¤Articulate the basics of risk management; ¤Identify how failed communication increases the risk of medical malpractice lawsuits; ¤Describe the ethical rules for disclosing medical errors and the legal risks of doing so; ¤List the four goals that help reduce the risk of medical malpractice lawsuits; ¤Describe how juries in Tennessee apportion fault; and ¤Calculate when a claim for medical malpractice is barred because it is too old." One can also use the accompanying Fact Sheet found at: http://www.utmem.edu/Medicine/legaledu/UT/factsheets/RiskManagement.pdf

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