Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Psychiatry Volume 43, Issue 03: Psychiatry and Liability


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03/26/2014 [ACCESSWIRE]

Kristen M. Lambert, JD, MSW, LICSW, Vice President, Risk Management, Allied World Assurance Company, Farmington, CT, presented on Liability Issues in Integrated Care. Thomas G. Gutheil, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, presented on Confidentiality and the Tarasoff Decision

Glendale, CA / http://www.myprgenie.com/ via ACCESSWIRE / Mar 26, 2014 / Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of PsychiatryVolume 43, Issue 03: Psychiatry and Liability.

The goal of this program is to improve the knowledge of and protection against potential liabilities. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. List common causes of complaints and lawsuits filed against physicians and psychiatrists.

2. Recognize obligations and take appropriate precautions when providing formal or informal consultations.

3. Manage risks when working within a split-treatment or integrated care model.

4. Protect patients' confidentiality and privilege when challenged under legal or quasi-legal circumstances.

5. Comply with Tarasoff-related duties that transcend confidentiality for the protection of other parties.

The original programs were presented by Kristen M. Lambert, JD, MSW, LICSW, Vice President, Risk Management, Allied World Assurance Company, Farmington, CT. Thomas G. Gutheil, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

Audio-Digest Foundation, the largest independent publisher of Continuing Medical Education in the world, records over 10,000 hours of lectures every year in anesthesiology, emergency medicine, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, neurology, obstetrics/gynecology, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, otolaryngology, pediatrics, psychology, and urology, by the leading medical researchers at the top laboratories, universities, and institutions.

Recent researchers have hailed from Harvard, Cedars-Sinai, Mayo Clinic, UCSF, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, The University of Kansas Medical Center, The University of California, San Diego, The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, The University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and many others.

Out of these cutting-edge programs, Audio-Digest then chooses the most clinically relevant, edits them for clarity, and publishes them either every week or every two weeks.

In addition, Audio-Digest publishes subscription series in conjunction with leading medical societies: DiabetesInsight with The American Diabetes Association, ACCEL with The American College of Cardiology, Continuum Audio with The American Academy of Neurology, and Journal Watch Audio General Medicine with Massachusetts Medical Society.

For 60 years, the global medical community of doctors, nurses, physician assistants, and other medical professionals around the world has subscribed to Audio-Digest specialty series in order to remain current in their specialties as well as to maintain their Continuing Education requirements with the most cutting-edge, independent, and unbiased continuing medical education (CME).
Long a technical innovator, Audio-Digest was the first to produce audio medical education programs and the first to produce in-car medical education. Currently, its subscription and annual products are available on CD and MP3, as well as iPhone, iPad, and Android apps.

Contact: Paul Angles, pangles@audio-digest.org, 818.844.3237

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