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Wednesday, May 1, 2019 is MACEP's Annual Meeting to be held at the Massachusetts Medical Society Conference Center, Waltham, MA

Course Objectives

An Overview of Risk Management
Emergency medicine is a constantly changing specialty with new evaluation and treatment modalities appearing frequently.
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Course Objective
The primary objective of this program is to provide emergency physicians with comprehensive, informational essays in 8 topic
areas of emergency medicine so that upon completion of these modules and the corresponding tests, the participants will be able to
recognize and implement the clinical aspects of risk management. Each module is preceded by its own objective. This course is
designed for all practicing emergency physicians as well as those providers interested in emergency care such as EM nurses and
physician assistants.

About the Program
The Massachusetts College of Emergency Physicians is deeply committed to educating emergency physicians about risk
management issues. Those completing this course will be able to recognize and explain the clinical aspects of risk management
that will come from this practice oriented education program. The Massachusetts College of Emergency Physicians has
developed a malpractice premium discou nt program for physicians insured by Coverys (formally ProMutal) who participate in this
program. Corverys’s eligibility requirements for a flat 20% discount include:

  • The physician must work full time as an emergency physician (greater than 21 hours per week) with no other practice outside of the emergency department
  • The physician must work in an emergency department that submits and passes a ProMutual Group Risk Management appraisal with a total score 65% or higher. The appraisal includes a site survey of the emergency department and a review of 4 medical records.
  • The physician must pass a qualified risk management education program sponsored by the Massachusetts College of Emergency Physicians with a score of 90% or higher
  • The physician must complete the application entitled 006 Emergency Physician Risk Management Credit
The credit is valid for 4 years and will be subject to consistent adherence to Coverys Group Risk Management protocols, positive claims experience and underwriting discretion.