Upcoming Patient Safety and Risk Management Seminars
Dyste Williams is pleased to present Patient Safety and Risk Management courses
at the 2018 Star of the North Meeting being hosted by the Minnesota Dental Association!
The Minnesota Dental Association’s Star of the North meeting at the Saint Paul River Centre is a great opportunity to meet with peers and dental industry partners and we look forward to it each year. We are thrilled to offer two separate courses to MDA members and guests for the first time.
Patient Safety Through Team Risk Management – Course #1866C
Friday, April 27, 2018; 4:00PM – 5:00PM
*Improving Patient Safety: An Analysis of Dental Risks and Liability – Course #1888
Saturday, April 28, 2018; 1:00PM – 4:00PM
*Fortress Policy holders will receive 3 CE Credits and a 10% Premium Credit Course for their next three policy periods.
For more information about these courses or about obtaining coverage with Fortress Insurance, please contact us at 952-593-5025 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Richard Small, JD
The course instructor for both courses is Richard Small, JD a nationally recognized speaker on risk management in the dental practice environment. Richard Small practices law in Michigan and he spent the first 20 years of his law practice defending dentists in court in Michigan and other states. He became an insurance agent for OMSNIC and Fortress in 2000. Mr. Small is currently the Executive Director and General Counsel for the Michigan Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and the Great Lakes Society of Oral Surgeons. He also represents the Council of Michigan Dental Specialties and sits on the Michigan Dental Association Access to Care Study Group.
Richard teaches risk management courses at several dental schools, writes articles on avoiding litigation in a variety of periodicals, including Chapter 12 of the textbook “Contemporary Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery” and lectures frequently on many aspects of dental malpractice litigation around the country.