Risk Management Course



SDDS Member/Staff            $100 
SDDS Graduate StudentsFREE
ADA Member/Staff   $110 
Non-ADA Member/Staff $195 


Accepted methods of payment are checks, money orders, and credit cards (MasterCard, Visa and American Express only). To register, call SDDS Headquarters at (718) 522-3939 or mail/fax a completed course registration form to:


Second District Dental Society

111 Fort Greene Place

Brooklyn, NY 11217

PHONE: (718) 522-3939

FAX: (718) 797-4335


Course #2018-12

Friday, June 15, 2018


Dyker Beach Golf Course, Brooklyn, NY

Featured Speakers:

Frederick W. Wetzel, D.D.S.

Chair, NYSDA Risk Management Subcommittee


Amy T. Kulb, Esq.

Attorney, Jacobson, Goldberg & Kulb



Dentists and attorneys whose experience extends to the fields of malpractice insurance and risk management in the dental environment, developed this course according to New York State laws and regulations. Dentists, dental hygienists and dental assistants would all benefit from the information in this course. New York State dentists who complete this course will be entitled to a 10 percent discount on their liability premiums for a three-year period from Medical Liability Mutual Insurance Company (MLMIC). Other companies also accept this course for a discount; you are encouraged to check with your carrier concerning the availability of any discount. If you have not completed an approved risk management program within the past three years, it is necessary for you to take this course in order to continue to receive your discount. Registrants who complete this course will be entitled to four continuing education credits. New York State Dental Association (NYSDA) members will automatically receive four lecture credits with the NYSDA continuing education registry.


Do you know how long you are obligated to store patient records? What information needs to be included in a medical history? Do you know how to legally terminate a professional relationship with a patient? The answer to these and many other legal questions will be provided in the NYSDA risk management course. At the end of this course, you will have a better understanding of:


  • How to protect your practice and personal assets

  • How to maintain accurate record keeping

  • What information is included in a good medical and dental history

  • Who gives informed consent and what it includes

  • Who owns dental records and how long they must be kept

  • What is the dentist's obligation concerning confidentiality

  • When a patient should be referred

  • The benefits and mechanism for peer review



MCEU - 4 HOURS / 8:30 A.M - 12:30 P.M


Breakfast included