Friday September 17 at 9:00AM - Click here to Register


The mental health needs of patients are an integral part of healthcare, regardless of the practice location.  From the emergency department to the ambulatory care setting, the patient’s mental health needs may be overlooked or difficult to identify in these hectic environments.  

Join us as an attorney from the law firm of Fager Amsler Keller & Schoppmann, LLP and a MLMIC Risk Management Consultant explore the mental health needs of patients in the emergency department, the general inpatient unit, and the ambulatory care setting. The associated liability risks will be reviewed, as well as strategies to mitigate these risks.  Additionally, an analysis of the factors that impact claims of medical malpractice will be discussed.    

At the end of this presentation, the participants should be able to:

       Assess the mental health needs of patients in clinical areas outside of behavioral health units.

       Recognize associated liability risks and the factors that impact claims of medical malpractice.  

       Evaluate the effect of COVID-19 on patients and healthcare professionals. 

       Develop risk management strategies to promote staff and patient safety. 

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/live internet activity for a maximum of 1.0 𝘼𝙈𝘼 𝙋𝙍𝘼 𝘾𝙖𝙩𝙚𝙜𝙤𝙧𝙮 1 C𝙧𝙚𝙙𝙞𝙩™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Disclosure Statement

MLMIC relies upon faculty participants in its CME programs to provide educational information that is objective and free of bias. In this spirit and in accordance with the guidelines of MSSNY and the ACCME, all speakers and planners for continuing medical education activities must disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests whose products, devices or services may be discussed in the content of a CME activity, that might be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest.

The planners and faculty participants do not have any financial arrangements or affiliations with any commercial entities whose products, research or services may be discussed in these materials.