CONTINUING DENTAL EDUCATION AND ALUMNI AFFAIRS

March 10, 2017

Texas Brief AM Lecture Course
“Lawsuits, Dental Board Investigations, and Other Bad Things That Can Happen to a Dental Practice!”

EDWARD P. “JOE” WALLER, D.D.S, J.D.

OVERVIEW
Effective September 1, 2008 Rule 104.1, licensees may choose to have up to four (4) hours of risk management-related coursework (includes risk management, record keeping, and/or ethics courses and the allowance for self-study hours has been increased to (6) hours. This course is designed to assist the dental practitioner in minimizing their chances of a lawsuit or Dental Board investigation through the use of effective risk management techniques. Dr. Waller will explore how to avoid these setbacks in your dental office.

OBJECTIVES
• Learn the top three reasons dental offices are at risk for lawsuits.
• Understand how the utilization of risk management techniques can dramatically decrease the risk of a lawsuit.
• Be able to identify issues in your own practice which will reduce the risk of a Dental Board investigation.
• Identify the essential elements which must be in every dental record to allow you to comply with Dental Board Rules.
• Learn the steps which must be taken to increase your chances of a favorable outcome in a Dental Board investigation.
• Understand the documentation issues which can reduce your exposure from investigations by other State and Federal agencies.

PRESENTER
EDWARD P. “JOE” WALLER, JR., D.D.S., J.D., received his dental degree from St. Louis University School of Dentistry in 1969 and his law degree from St. Mary’s University School of Law in 1990. He is an attorney with the law firm of Brin & Brin in San Antonio, Texas. His practice is focused on the defense of hospitals, physicians, and dentists in medical and dental malpractice lawsuits. Dr. Waller also frequently represents dentists in investigations and hearings before the State Board of Dental Examiners.

TIME
Check-in: D.S. Cafeteria, 8:00 AM
Program: Friday, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

LOCATION
The University of Texas Health Science Center
at San Antonio, School of Dentistry

TUITION
Individual: $125.00
KDR Recipient: $119.00
JTH Recipient: $115.00
RSN Recipient: $112.00

CREDIT (Course Code: 158846A)
AGD Code: 550 Hours: 3

SPECIAL FEE OFFER
Register for the morning program and receive a 30% discount on the afternoon Texas Brief. Lunch is included for the participants attending both sessions.

To register, please complete the registration form

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