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Chiropractic Doctor

Risk 123

Avoiding Charges of Patient Abandonment, Terminating the Doctor/Patient Relationship Lawfully and Ethically


  • Assess the role the doctor-patient relationship plays in allegations of Patient Abandonment
  • Identify the components to any successful Patient Abandonment charge
  • Discuss court cases evaluating whether the doctor-patient relationship had been terminated lawfully
  • Distinguish between proper and improper considerations a doctor may rely upon to either refuse to undertake, or to terminate, a doctor-patient relationship
  • Explain the role notice plays in lawfully terminating a doctor-patient relationship
  • Evaluate the role consent plays in the establishment of the doctor-patient relationship, and in subsequent treatment

Peter Van Tyle, Esq

AudioVisual Course

$40.00 USD

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