PLICO
Evening Rounds

At its most fundamental level, a handoff is a communication event between two people. Join us as we provide an in-depth look at this high risk issue between physicians and other healthcare providers in caring for patients.  Sean Mahar, Sr. Leadership Development Consultant from Baystate Health in Springfield, Massachusetts will present Raising the Bar on the Handoff, a didactic seminar designed to introduce principles that will decrease handoff errors for both provider-to provider and provider-to-patient communication. In addition, we will offer a Saturday edition with a presentation of Legal Update 2017 by PLICO defense attorneys Jennifer Annis, Esq. and Bill Fiasco, Esq.

Evening Rounds is a risk management PREMIER ACTIVITY.   Attendance at Evening Rounds provides RM credit toward your 2018 premium renewal.

Target Audience

The educational design addresses the needs and issues of healthcare providers including physicians, nurses, physician assistants, healthcare administrators, and office practice managers.

Accreditation Statement

This live 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 Oklahoma State Medical Association (OSMA) and PLICO.  OSMA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The OSMA designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

To officially receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and a CME certificate of participation, the attendee must complete the online evaluations for each presentation attended.

Faculty and Disclosures

In accordance with ACCME requirements on disclosure, CME Planning Committee, faculty and reviewers are asked to disclose any relationships with commercial interests associated with any area of medicine featured in these activities. 

The OSMA has implemented a system to resolve conflicts of interest for each CME activity to help ensure content objectivity, independence, fair balance, and that the content is aligned with the mission of the OSMA CME Planning Committee.  Conflicts, if any, are resolved through one or more processes.  All CME content in this activity was independently reviewed to ensure that it is free of commercial bias.

The OSMA Planning Committee, Faculty and Reviewers have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.  Disclosures of relevant financial relationships, if applicable, will be provided to participants prior to the presentations.

"The Oklahoma State Medical Association has been surveyed by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (AC­CME) and awarded Accreditation with Commendation for six years as a provider of continuing medical education for physicians.

The ACCME accreditation seeks to assure the medical community and the public that the Oklahoma State Medical Association provides physicians with relevant, effective, practice-based continuing medical education that supports US health care quality improvements.

ACCMEThe ACCME employs a rigorous, multilevel process for evaluating institutions' continuing medical education programs according to the high accreditation standards adopted by all seven ACCME member organizations. These organizations of medicine in the US are the American Board of Medical Specialties, the American Hospital Association, the American Medical Association, the Association for Hospital Medical Education, the Association of American Medical Colleges, the Council of Medical Specialty Societies, and the Federation of State Medical Boards of the US, Inc."