It is an important ethical and legal obligation for all practicing Doctors of Chiropractic to obtain the informed consent of patients before treatment. This presentation will help you to create effective and efficient policies for your practice, and help you answer any challenging questions your patients might ask.
At the conclusion of this Webinar, participants should be able to:
Manage risk in their practices by learning how to develop an effective and efficient informed consent policy.
Employ the skills to better communicate with patients about the relative safety of chiropractic procedures
Introduction; Why Informed Consent? (5 min)
Elements of a Malpractice Case (5 min)
Nature and Frequency of Serious Complications from Chiropractic Treatment (10 min)
Comparative Risks and Efficacy of other Common Treatments (10 min)
Practical Considerations to Informed Consent (10 min)
Documenting the Informed Consent Process (10 min)
Summary, Questions and Answers (10 min)