Course Description & Objectives

In this risk management course presentation for dental practitioners, attendees will:

  • View actual investigations and cases of alleged violations of the Texas Dental Practice Act and the Rules and Regulations of the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners.
  • Analyze the diagnosis and treatment planning of clinical cases, and review which risk management protocols and procedures should have been implemented, and the applicable Texas law.
  • Cover the TSBDE Rules & Regulations, and the recommended “risk management” systems and approaches for compliance with state regulations, including record-keeping and ethics.

At the conclusion of this course participants will have completed and understand:

  • A review of actual clinical dentistry cases, including record keeping violations which led to TSDBE investigation and disciplinary actions.
  • The value of ethical approaches to clinical dentistry in their own practice, and implementation of risk management procedures and protocols to prevent patient complaints to the TSBDE.
  • A thorough review of the applicable provisions of the Texas Dental Practice Act and the Rules and Regulations of the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners, which most often result in patient complaints to the TSBDE.

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3 CE Credit Hours in Risk Management

  • 2 Hour Webinar Presentation, plus
  • 1 Hour Post-Course Written Exercise

After the two-hour webinar presentation, course attendees will be provided a link to 4 actual dental practice scenarios and cases for individual review, analysis, & research of the applicable law.

Attendees will then send written discussions of their analysis of each case to Boyd W. Shepherd, D.D.S., J.D., for further analysis and critique, and will receive their CE completion certificate for 3 continuing education hours.

6 CE Credit Hours in Risk Management

  • 5 Hour Webinar Presentation, plus
  • 1 Hour Post-Course Written Exercise

After the five-hour webinar presentation, course attendees will be provided a link to 4 actual dental practice scenarios and cases for individual review, analysis, & research of the applicable law.

Attendees will then send written discussions of their analysis of each case to Boyd W. Shepherd, D.D.S., J.D., for further analysis and critique, and will receive their CE completion certificate for 6 continuing education hours.

Please Contact Attorney Boyd Shepherd  for Information to Complete Requirement for 6 Hours of CE in Risk Management & Record-Keeping

About the Presenter

Boyd W.  Shepherd, D.D.S., J.D., has practiced law since 1994. Dr. Shepherd is a 1988 graduate of The University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston and a 1992 graduate of South Texas College of Law. He has developed a general civil practice with a primary emphasis on providing comprehensive legal services and consultation on a wide range of legal matters, including dental malpractice, Texas Law, TSBDE issues, and employment law.