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137 Years of Medical Malpractice Part 7 of 9

In: General

0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Cost: Free

Expires: 12/31/2026

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Course Overview

Subdural abscess, stroke, pneumothorax, and thromboembolism are covered in this 15-minute CME course. This is the seventh of a 9-part series with a detailed review of 45 medical malpractice cases. Cases are categorized according to error and case type giving an overview of the events typically contributory to medical malpractice lawsuits. Diagnostic error cases include annotated cine images as well as event timelines, report evaluations, and depositions excerpts.

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the importance of aortic, epidural, and superior mesenteric artery evaluations in reducing the risk of medical malpractice lawsuits.
  2. Appreciate the nonclinical issues that can contribute to medical malpractice lawsuit risk.
  3. Recognize the lack of correlation between career QA performance and the risk of a medical malpractice lawsuit.

For New Users

If you haven't accessed the vRad Radiology Education platform before, you will be prompted to complete a one-time registration process which allows you to access this course, and all other free CME courses vRad offers.

Audience and Claiming Credit

This course has been designed for radiologists. A certificate awarding credit will be issued to participants who have reviewed the entire presentation and correctly answered the post-test question.

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Minnesota Medical Association and vRad Radiology Education. The Minnesota Medical Association (MMA) is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Minnesota Medical Association designated this online course review for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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Author Benjamin W. Strong, MD

Chief Medical Officer, Education Committee Chair. Dr. Strong is at the forefront of efforts to expand access to quality, affordable care through telemedicine. As CMO for the nation’s largest radiology practice, he collaborates with radiologist and hospital partners, uncovering opportunities to enhance the practice environment. Dr. Strong completed residency in internal medicine, then practiced emergency medicine before later being drawn to the fast-paced flow of diagnostic puzzles that is radiology.

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