Complications Meeting at the InterContinental Chicago O'Hare Hotel on March 28-29, 2014

March 28–29, 2014
Rosemont, IL

Dennis Hammond, MD
Simeon Wall, Jr., MD

"Hands down the highest yield meeting I've attended. Ideal for surgeons starting practice. Useful techniques/strategies for preventing and managing common problems."
- 2012 Complications attendee.

Dr. Dennis Hammond

Dr. Simeon Wall
Dr. Simeon Wall, Jr.

Management of Complications in Plastic Surgery Symposium a Great Success

Management of Complications in Plastic Surgery Symposium was held last month in Chicago. The symposium, chaired by Dennis Hammond, MD and Simeon Wall, Jr., MD was attended by close to 200 registrants.

Once surveyed, 99% of the attendees responded they would highly recommend this course, stating, "Excellent Symposium!" "Power packed and useful information. "It was refreshing to attend a meeting where I was able to take away several ideas which I will use in my practice and which will improve patient care." among many other positive comments.

At this comprehensive, two-day symposium, registrants listened to experts identify the root causes of complications and strategies to successfully manage them. The discussion included the following important topics:

  • Medico-Legal, Financial, and Patient Communication in Handling Complications
  • Using Personality Assessment to Identify, Avoid, and Manage Problem Patients
  • Creating and Maintaining a Positive Doctor-Patient Relationship When Managing Complications
  • “I Want my Money Back!” The Art of Managing Financial Issues with the Unhappy Patient
  • On the Hotseat: How Would You Handle This Unhappy Patient?
  • ALCL and Informed Consent: What to Say, How to Say It
  • Managing the Preoperative Consult

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons® (ASPS®) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons® (ASPS®) designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Eleven of the 14.75 credits have been identified as applicable to Patient Safety.

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