Non-physician providers are an important part of a health care team in a plastic surgeon's medical practice. Nurse practitioners, physician assistants and aestheticians provide a variety of healthcare services to patients. Understanding their roles along with the potential risks and liabilities are the responsibility of the physician.
Learn about the risks, laws, and liabilities as well as mitigation strategies with a patient safety professional and an attorney through discussion and case examples.
- Evaluate my potential exposure with my non-physician providers related to laws of practice and liability.
- Utilize the closed claims examples in this program to educate his/her/their peers and team as opportunities to improve failure points to risk in patient care.
- Implement two risk mitigation strategies in working non-physician providers that can reduce patient injuries and improve the quality of care.