Field Note: Facing a dentistry related death

In this Field Note, I discuss my thoughts on a recent event where a patient suffered an adverse event that lead to his death.

Topics Reviewed

  • Managing Adverse Events
  • Scope of Practice
  • Managing Patient Expectations
  • Qualifying Your Patient
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Employee Training
  • State board Considerations

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Cary Smith, CPHRM is the CEO and founder of Done Desk, Dentist Secure, and Dentist Secure Labs. His companies provide amazing solutions that manage risk to your people, practice, and patients.

Cary is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management from the American Hospital Association and the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management.  His experience includes leadership roles in HR and recruiting for fortune 500 companies like Motorola, The Hartford, and CIGNA. Cary has trained thousands of medical professionals, provides keynote lectures to local and state dental societies, and works with medical entrepreneurs to address risk within the practice.

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