october, 2017

27oct9:00 am1:00 pmRisk Management


Event Details

Course Title:  Risk Management 

Presenter: Dr. Kenneth Treitel 

Date:  October 27, 2017 (Friday) 

Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM EST 

Location:  QCDS Headquarters, 86-90 188th Street, Jamaica NY 

Credits: 4 

Meals: Light Breakfast 


Course Description:

Risk Management courses serves the purpose of reviewing the basic legal requirements for office activity, introducing changes as well as new aspects of the standard of care and discussing the ever-increasing restrictions and requirements placed on dental practice by governmental and regulatory agencies.

Risk Management is a dynamic concept and is always changing. This course, given by Dr. Treitel, whose vast experience in the world of malpractice litigation will provide the dentist with a recipe for office operation and patient treatment that will minimize the opportunity to find themselves the object of litigation.

The topics covered will include:

  • the current status of the malpractice insurance marketplace
  • a review of the basics (i.e. recordkeeping, medical histories, legal responsibilities of practice, prophylactic medications, etc.)
  • an analysis of the types of cases currently being brought against dentists.
  • a review of techniques that can be used to assure good relationships with patients and address problems that might arise.
  • a discussion of governmental and regulatory guidelines that have been placed on dental practices.
  • what is new or anticipated in new challenges facing the dental practitioner that will require changes in office procedures.


Course Objectives: 

Objective is to provide licensee with knowledge of laws and regulations as well as methods to avoid or resolve patient conflicts.  Participants who successfully complete this seminar will receive a certificate of completion and four (4) CE credits with the NYSDA Continuing Education Registry. 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 a discount from your insurance policy carrier. 


Presenter Biography:

Dr. Kenneth H. Treitel: Private Practice: 1969 to present in The Bronx, NY; Academic Appointment: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, October 1974 to present, current position-Assistant Clinical Professor of Dentistry. Positions Held: District Claims Committee of the First District Dental Society-member, Chairman 1981-1988 & 1990-1994, Lecturer/Author on Risk Management; Co-Author-Risk Management courses for the Dental Society of the State of New York; Lecturer-American Dental Association Risk Management Program; Board of Directors of The Bronx House 1978-present, Currently Vice President of the Board.




ADA Members & their staff:   $135

Non-ADA Members:  $260

Pre-registration is required. Call us at (718) 454-8344 to register or click one of the buttons above.

A $15 late fee will be assigned to all who pay and/or register on the day of the event.


QCDS is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider approved by the NYSDA.

ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at www.ada.org/cerp. IMPORTANT CE REMINDER FOR DENTISTS TAKING MCE COURSES In order to receive credit for NYS mandatory continuing education purposes, you must make sure that the entity sponsoring a continuing education course is approved to provide MCE credit by NYSDA, NYSED, ADA CERP, or AGD PACE. NYSDA approves only its thirteen component dental societies and the New York State Dental Foundation. Information regarding sponsors approved by NYSED is available from the New York State Education Department, State Board for Dentistry, 89 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12234-1000; phone 518-474-3817 ext. 550; fax 518-473-0567; or this site. A list of such sponsors approved by ADA CERP is available at www.ada.org/98.aspx. A list of such sponsors approved by AGD PACE is available at www.agd.org/education/pace/findaprovider/ If you are unsure whether a sponsor offering a continuing education program is approved, feel free to contact the Dental Board by phone at 518-474-3817, ext. 550 or by e-mail at dentbd@nysed.gov.


(Friday) 9:00 am - 1:00 pm EST


QCDS Headquarters

86-90 188th Street, Jamaica NY

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