We invite you to be part of something groundbreaking.  Working together, NYSSOS and MLMIC have designed a multi-modal, statewide educational opportunity to help reduce nerve injuries in joint replacement surgery.

By participating in the NYSSOS/MLMIC Patient Safety Program, participants will be able to identify risks associated with nerve injuries in joint replacement orthopedic surgical cases in the office, surgical and postoperative settings. 

For your convenience, events will be held across the state, via podcasts and also by webinar.  Please register today and save your seat!

Target audience:

Orthopaedists, PAs, Anesthesiologists, Nurses, Risk Managers, Orthopaedic Practice Managers

Accreditation Statement:
MLMIC Insurance Company (MLMIC) is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 
MLMIC designates this live lecture activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Live EventS

October 2 - Syracuse NY
6:00pm-8:30pm

October 3 - Albany NY
6:00pm-8:30pm

October 16 - Buffalo NY
6:00pm-8:30pm

October 17 - Rochester NY
6:00pm-8:30pm

November 7 - NYC
6:00pm-8:30pm

November 13 - White Plains NY
6:00pm-8:30pm

November 20 - Great Neck NY
6:00pm-8:30pm
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Podcasts

2 cases studies (one in hip and the other in knee) will be presented each month:

November

December

Webinar

December 5
7:30pm -8:30pm
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The educational events will:

  • Provide guidance for appropriate patient selection to improve outcomes.
  • Empower healthcare organizations to enhance the patient experience and obtain benchmark performance.
  • Enable orthopedic surgeons to reduce complications, whereby decreasing rates of nerve injury associated with total joint replacements.
  • Bridge the gap between institutions and providers by recognizing and sharing best practices.

You will learn strategies:

  • For documentation of the pre-operative, operative, post-operative phases to mitigate risk.
  • To limit allegations of a lack of informed consent.
  • On how to disclose unanticipated outcomes.
  • Facilitate prompt and equitable post-operative follow-up care for suspected nerve injuries to improve patient outcomes from such events.
  • On how to handle patient noncompliance.
  • To enhance communication between physicians, patients, staff and facilities.

Audit Tools and Resources provided during the live events include:

  • Risk management for:
    • Office practice
    • Surgical services
    • Ambulatory Surgery centers
  • Self-auditing tools: Training tool/resource for staff to record observations
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