WORKSHOP-Malpractice Support & Avoidance

Malpractice Support & Avoidance

Litigation is a common cause of emotional distress for doctors and medical malpractice litigation takes a toll on physicians and their families. Many cannot sleep and feel isolated or alone. After a lawsuit most doctors feel angry and irritable. This workshop provides information on malpractice support & prevention and helps individuals and organizations define their goals for the future.


Audience: physicians, physician’s spouse or partner, physician executives, practice managers. administrators, healthcare executives, malpractice defense attorneys

Recommended Number: 4-20

Time: Full day (6 hour), can be adapted to 45 minute lecture

Suggested Add-ons: DiSC Communication Style Assessment, Emotional Intelligence Assessment (EQ)-EQi-2.0 and EQI 360

CME: may be available-additional fees apply

By the end of this workshop, participants should be able to:

  • Know the steps to take to reduce the risk of a malpractice suit 
  • Learn the emotional skills needed to survive a malpractice complaint or suit
  • Learn to communicate appropriately with patients and colleagues
  • Know how to deal with angry and difficult patients
  • Know how to manage anger after a suit is filed
  • Be aware of  the consequences of a malpractice suit on physicians and their families
  • Learn how to define goals for the future after the suit is over
  • Set boundaries and communicate needs
  • Know the difference between a boundary and an expectation
  • Understand how the personality of physicians can contribute to their response to litigation
  • Understand the role of emotional intelligence and empathy in professional relationships
  • Know how to avoid  burnout after a malpractice suit
  • … and much more


For information about costs and scheduling call 505-280-4284 or use our contact page.



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