CONTINUING DENTAL EDUCATION AND ALUMNI AFFAIRS

October 21, 2017

Longhorn Football Dental Study Club in Austin, TX

Lawsuits and Dental Board Investigations
and Other Case Presentations

EDWARD P. “JOE” WALLER, D.D.S, J.D.

OVERVIEW
Effective September 1, 2008 Rule 104.1, licensees may choose to have up to four (4) hours of risk management-related coursework (includes risk management, record keeping, and/or ethics courses and the allowance for self-study hours has been increased to (6) hours. This course is designed to assist the dental practitioner in minimizing their chances of a lawsuit or Dental Board investigation through the use of effective risk management
techniques.

OBJECTIVES
• Learn the top three reasons dental offices are at risk for lawsuits.
• Understand how the utilization of risk management techniques can dramatically decrease the risk of a lawsuit.
• Be able to identify issues in your own practice which will reduce the risk of a Dental Board investigation.
• Identify the essential elements which must be in every dental record to allow you to comply with Dental Board Rules.
• Learn the steps which must be taken to increase your chances of a favorable outcome in a Dental Board investigation.
• Understand the documentation issues which can reduce your exposure from investigations by other State and Federal agencies.

PRESENTER
EDWARD P. “JOE” WALLER, JR., D.D.S., J.D., received his dental degree from St. Louis University School of Dentistry in 1969 and his law degree from St. Mary’s University School of Law in 1990. He is an attorney with the law firm of Brin & Brin in San Antonio. His practice is focused on the defense of hospitals, physicians, and dentists in medical and dental malpractice lawsuits. Dr. Waller also frequently represents dentists in investigations and hearings before the State Board of Dental Examiners.

TIME
Check-in: Saturday, five hours prior to kick-off
Game: UT vs. Oklahoma State University
Royal Texas-Memorial Stadium (kick-off time TBA)

LOCATION
Joe C. Thompson Conference Center at
The University of Texas at Austin
26th and Red River (next to LBJ Library)
Austin, Texas 78713
(800) 882-8784

TUITION
Individual with game ticket: $XXX.XX
Individual without game ticket (course only): $275.00
Register Early, we have a limited number of parking passes.

CREDIT (Course Code: 161688A)
AGD Code:430 Hours: 3

SPECIAL FEE INFORMATION
Additional game tickets can be purchased. Pre-game meals can be purchased for guests at $15.00 per person. We have a limited number of parking passes that are on a first come first serve basis. Please register early.

To register, please complete the registration form

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