2021-22 Course Objectives

After completing The 2021–22 Medical-Dental-Legal Update you should have acquired the knowledge that will better enable you to:

  • Understand cardiovascular risks inherent in high intensity physical activity and how to mitigate them.
  • Understand the health impact of sleep as well as non-medical approaches to engender better sleep.
  • Develop and maintain patient and physician referral relationships.
  • Understand the key elements of a professional employment agreement.
  • Identify acute cardiovascular event triggers and how they’re prevented.
  • Diagnose and treat Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
  • Read and understand practice financial reports.
  • Glean helpful practice management data from financial reports.
  • Understand the nature of the DEA’s focus on opioids and healthcare providers.
  • Utilize a variety of clinically relevant but relatively unknown treatments.
  • Understand the nature and diagnosis of transthyretin amyloidosis as well as pharmacologic options.
  • Better manage macrovascular risk in type 2 diabetes.
  • Assess, diagnose and manage patients with COPD.
  • Understand the diagnosis, nature and treatment of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease & Alcoholic Hepatitis
  • Evaluate and improve practice processes.
  • Identify strategies for effective time management.
  • Understand the elements of effective negotiating and decision making.
  • Appreciate the role of physician testimony in a malpractice case as well as witness dos and don’ts.
  • Understand the nature of high conflict patients and how best to interact with them.
  • Explain effective retirement planning techniques and vehicles.

The 2021–22 Medical-Dental-Legal Update, offered weekly in over 40 enviable destinations, is a unique, 20-hour survey of the intersection of medicine and law as well as selected clinical topics. The Update is approved for up to 20 AMA PRA Category 1™ Credits, AAFP Prescribed and ABIM MOC Credits, extensive Continuing Legal Education and Continuing Dental Education credit and offers vital instruction from national experts in law, medicine, asset protection, psychology, scheduled drugs and practice management.

Their presentations include discussions ranging from diabetes, professional burnout, opioids, and practice financial reports, to the health impact of sleep, cancer screening, retirement planning, high conflict patients, carpal tunnel syndrome and physician testimony.

Program Description

The Update is produced in state-of-the-art studios utilizing 4K digital technology and presented via COVID-safe, Destination-based, Virtual Classrooms. That means, as in the past, you will participate in the travel destination of your choice during scheduled lecture hours, however, you will view The Update on your laptop, tablet or smart phone from the comfort and safety of your hotel room or condominium. And you will do so in the virtual and interactive company of your colleagues in attendance at the same time.

We think this offers the best of all worlds: Comfort, safety, and the ability to interact in real time with a multi-discipline audience of professional peers. You will have over 1,000 oppor­tunities to attend, at your choice of over 40 premier sun and ski resorts, through September 30, 2022– virtually any week you choose.

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