Professional Insurance Programs

2021 Risk Management Seminar & OSHA Course

2021 Risk Management Seminar & HIPAA Course

Seminar Title

Preventing Dental Malpractice Claims by Avoiding and Managing Adverse Outcomes

Course Overview
This claim-based educational program begins with an overview of the current dental malpractice environment, including issues specific to the state of Wisconsin. We also discuss the main risk management issues related to dental malpractice including informed consent, patient and team communication, follow-up system failures, jousting, patient selection and adverse outcome disclosure.

Course Objectives
At the conclusion of this presentation, the participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the current trends in dental malpractice
  • List the main risk management issues related to dental malpractice
  • Name three risk management practices that assist in reducing claim frequency and severity


OSHA Course Title

OSHA and CDC in Dentistry

Course Overview

Dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants and all dental team members will update compliance knowledge based on OSHA/CDC requirements by attending this course.

Course Objectives

  • Understand current OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard, CDC infection control directives and how to implement (including respiratory protection e.g., COVID-19 protocols)
  • Identify patient and employee safety hazard(s) in dentistry and how to correct them.
  • Learn proper personal protective equipment, disinfection, sharps disposal, needlestick management, sterilization, areosolization control and interment handling.