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Certificate of Medical Malpractice Legal Basics Proficiency (CMMLBP)

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Medical malpractice is a legal cause of action that occurs when a medical or health care professional, through a negligent act or omission, deviates from standards in their profession, thereby causing injury or death to a patient. Understanding the parameters of this legal standard is important for professionals working in the clinical healthcare community. The Certificate of Medical Malpractice Legal Basics Proficiency course introduces the learner to the basic tenants and principals surrounding medical malpractice liability, insurance, claims and the law. Learners may submit a survey to receive 2.5 contact hours of CE/CME credit toward continuing education requirements for medical licensure renewal in all 50 states.


• Define and describe medical malpractice and medical liability
• Identify and define legal terminology relating to malpractice
• Explain the role of malpractice insurance and premiums
• Outline the process of claims and court proceedings
• Discuss malpractice crises and the future of malpractice law


AUDIENCE: This program is intended as a professional development course of study for providers, practice managers, consultants, medical staff, students in healthcare programs and others addressing medical site management and administration.

ACCREDITATION: This course is fully accredited for continuing education, NCPD/CME and credential renewal for Physicians/PAs, Nurses/RNs/LPNs, CHCIOs, CAHIMs and CPHIMs managers. Click relevant CE button below for credit information.


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