At the conclusion of this session, the learner should be able to:
• Name 3- 5 of the most common reasons for a medical malpractice claim
• Describe and compare negligence, types of error, and recklessness
• Explain 3-5 steps that should be taken to minimize risk for a malpractice suit
• Discuss the emotional toll that litigation causes and the personal and professional risks that may result
Rabah, K. A.
(2016). A Medical Malpractice Trial where the Residents and Faculty are the Judge and the Jury. .
Presented at the Association for Hospital Medical Education's Annual Institute, Fort Lauderdale, FL, May 18-20, 2016.