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Risk Management, Record Keeping, & Ethics

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Comprehensive CE Online Presentation

  • Up to eight (8) hours CE & supporting documents for download
  • Includes 1-Hour Comprehensive Review - After the course presentation, to reinforce the presentation content and course objectives, attendees will analyze and discuss the Texas regulatory law relevant and applicable to three dental practice scenarios drawn from actual Texas Dental Board cases.
  • Each attendee will receive a Completion Certificate for up to eight (8) CE Credit Hours in Risk Management & Record Keeping, Including Ethics.
  • Includes No-Cost Access to 3 Additional Courses: TSBDE Investigations, TSBDE Disciplinary Actions Guide, TSBDE Informal Settlement Conferences
  • Need fewer hours? Hours and Cost are customizable to accommodate and meet your exact CE needs.
ENROLL IN THE FULL COURSE - $999.00

6 CE Hours Online Presentation:

  • 3 CE Hours in Risk Management & Record Keeping, and 3 CE Hours in Ethics
  • Includes 1-Hour Comprehensive Review - After the course presentation, to reinforce the presentation content and course objectives, attendees will analyze and discuss the Texas regulatory law relevant and applicable to three dental practice scenarios drawn from actual Texas Dental Board cases.
  • Each attendee will receive a Completion Certificate for up to six (6) CE Credit Hours in Risk Management & Record Keeping, Including Ethics.
  • Includes No-Cost Access to 3 Additional Courses: TSBDE Investigations, TSBDE Disciplinary Actions Guide, TSBDE Informal Settlement Conferences
  • Need more hours? Hours and Cost are customizable to accommodate and meet your exact CE needs.

Tuesday Morning Q&A
Free CE in Risk Management

On Tuesday mornings each week, you are invited to join Boyd W. Shepherd, D.D.S., J.D., for a one-hour Q&A.
This is a great time to ask Boyd questions, reconnect with your colleagues, hear the business and legal concerns and experiences of others, and share your dental practice wins.

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  • Claim 0.5 CE hours in Risk Management per each one-hour TMQ&A attended.
    Claim 8.0 CE hours in Risk Management biennially. [TSBDE Rules 104.1, 104.2]
  • To claim CE credit hours and receive certificate of completion, please send an email to boyd@legaldental.com with your full name and dental degree (D.D.S. or D.M.D.).
  • Upon verification of TMQ&A attendance, certificate of completion will be sent to attendee via email (.pdf format).
  • Please claim hours at time of TSBDE biennial license registration.

Course Description & Objectives

This risk management, record keeping, & ethics course is presented for dental practitioners and their office team members. 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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4 CE Credit Hours in Risk Management & Record-Keeping, Including Ethics

  • 3-Hour Live "In Office" Presentation for Doctors and Team Members
  • 1-Hour Comprehensive Post-Course Review - After the 3-hour presentation, to reinforce the presentation content and course objectives, attendees will analyze and discuss the Texas regulatory law relevant and applicable to three dental practice scenarios drawn from actual Texas Dental Board cases.
  • Each attendee will receive a certificate for four (4) CE Credit Hours in Risk Management & Record Keeping, Including Ethics.
Use the Form Below to Enroll in the Live Course Presentation


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.