Curbside Consults: Top Questions from PCPs on Medical Errors and Domestic Violence

What do primary care providers need to know about medical errors and domestic violence? Join expert faculty as they review important questions they get asked about these topics!

Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on 11/17/22 and they are subject to change as new information is published. 

State licensure: This activity may satisfy topic-based CME/CE requirements on Patient Safety or Risk Management.  

Learning Objectives

  • Review what litigation is and why it matters to PCPs
  • Discuss what to do when you make a mistake
  • Review the most common errors made by PCPs 
  • Explain common definitions of domestic violence, prevalence, and impacts on health and well-being
  • Review important methods for screening and evaluating suspected victims or perpetrators of domestic violence
  • Explain the role of healthcare providers in managing patients with interpersonal violence (IPV)
  • Discuss safety planning for victims of IPV 

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

Ashton J. Hyde, Esq

Younker, Hyde, Macfarlane, LLC

Panagiota Caralis, MD, JD, FACP

Professor of Medicine
University of Miami School of Medicine
Integrated Ethics Officer
Miami Va Hospital
Miami, FL


The following relevant financial relationships have been disclosed by faculty, and all have been mitigated by Pri-Med Institute.

Ashton J. Hyde, Esq: No relevant financial relationships disclosed.

Panagiota Caralis, MD, JD, FACP: No relevant financial relationships disclosed.

Moderator and non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Pri-Med Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

Pri-Med Institute designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

MOC Credit Information

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 Medical Knowledge MOC point in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. 

Instructions for Obtaining Credit

Once you have completed the activity, please click the "next" button to advance to the post-activity assessment. To complete this activity and claim credit, you must answer 3 out of the 4 questions correctly. If you are not successful after your first attempt, you will be given an opportunity to reflect upon the answer rationales and have the opportunity to review the educational content before proceeding. Once you have selected your answers, click the "submit" button to complete the evaluation questions and proceed to the claim credit screen. For PAs, the NCCPA accepts for Category 1 CME credit activities designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
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