PaPS Monthly Webinar Series Meeting Space page

Pennsylvania Psychiatric Society Hosts
Monthly Educational Webinars

Working with Dangerous Patients

December 6, 2023
6:30pm – 7:30pm (EST)

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Charles D. Cash, JD
LLM—Planner, Content Developer, Speaker
Professional Risk Management Services, Inc. (PRMS)
Risk Management Group

The December session explains the importance of knowing the legal standard of “duty to warn” in Pennsylvania; recognize online activity and impact on patients; recognize when to withdraw from care while protecting patient safety and minimizing liability; and provide three strategies to minimize the risks inherent in treating dangerous patients.

Educational Objectives: After attending this program, you will be able to:
• List the critical components of a risk assessment
• Evaluate when to communicate with family of a patient at risk for suicide even if the patient did not give consent for such communication
• Explain the standard of care factors that will be assessed in a medical malpractice lawsuit involving patient suicide
• Discuss the common pitfalls when performing a risk assessment

CME Instructions

You will receive an email after the event with instructions and a link to claim CME credit hours.


CME Accreditation Statement
Professional Risk Management Services (PRMS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement
Professional Risk Management Services (PRMS) designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.