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Medication Errors and Your Liability: Tips for Reducing Risk

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Unsafe medication practices are a common cause of preventable adverse patient events. Errors can arise from factors like medication contraindications, overprescribing, patient nonadherence, incorrect dosage, and much more. Join the risk management experts with the Cooperative of American Physicians (CAP) for a free one-hour webinar providing actionable guidance for enhancing medication management procedures in your practice to help reduce your medical malpractice liability.

This webinar will help attendees:

  • Describe the prevalence of medication prescribing and adverse drug events in the United States.
  • Understand the complexities of the medication process in the ambulatory settings.
  • Utilize Drug Information Resources for safe medication prescribing.
  • Identify high risk medications and apply safer prescribing strategies to vulnerable patient populations.
  • Implement steps to establish a culture of safety to reduce medication harm.
The webinar will be followed by audience Q&A. All registrants will receive the recording and slides once they are available. CAP is pleased to present this program in association with our county medical society partners statewide.

The Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. is accredited by the California Medical Association (CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. designates this internet live course for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


  • Bradford S. Dunkin, MHA

    Brad Dunkin has spent his career dedicated to the professional liability and risk management field, providing consultation services to hospitals, physicians, and clinics on a broad spectrum of risk management topics endemic to the ever-changing and complex world of healthcare delivery and healthcare risk management and patient safety. Brad also develops and provides CME presentations on a variety of risk management topics with the goal of arming participants with knowledge and strategies to avoid liability pitfalls, reduce liability exposure, minimize claims, and improve patient safety and outcomes. Brad received his BA degree from the College of William and Mary in Virginia and his Masters (MHA) from the Medical College of Virginia.

  • Monica Ludwick, Pharm.D.

    Monica Ludwick, Pharm.D. is one of CAP's Senior Risk Management and Patient Safety Specialists. Before joining CAP, she was Manager, Risk Management/Patient Safety/Quality for Adventist Health Glendale (formerly known as Glendale Adventist Medical Center). In addition to her substantial experience in pharmacology and risk management, Monica is actively involved in several professional organizations and has earned outstanding employee recognition multiple times during her career. She earned a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of California San Francisco, School of Pharmacy.

July 27, 2022
Wed 12:00 PM PDT

Duration 1H 0M

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