Navigation Links
Want to Learn How to Testify? New Home Study Course by Practicing Physician Teaches Medical Malpractice Defendants and Physicians How to be Effective in Court
Date:6/11/2009

"Medical Malpractice Expert Witnessing: Introductory Guide for Physicians and Medical Professionals" (Potomac Press, ISBN-10: 1420058959, 592 pages) with a complete CD-ROM by Perry Hookman MD can be purchased at http://www.MedMalBook.com.

Rockville, MD (PRWEB) June 11, 2009 -- An estimated 25% of all practicing physicians are sued annually for malpractice. Nurses, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals are also at risk for medical malpractice lawsuits. In medical malpractice litigation, medical records are reviewed and testimony is given for both the defendant (the medical professional) and the plaintiff (the patient who is bringing the legal suit) by retaining attorneys. Medical professionals are reimbursed on average of between $250 and $600 for each hour spent reviewing documents and testifying as to an opinion of the merit of the case.

Any health care professionals in any specialty can be hired to do this review and to testify as to their professional opinion. But before doing so they must first learn how to deflect the opposing attorney's attempts to impeach (discredit) them with several tactics.

A new home study course teaches how to deflect or at least neutralize these well known discrediting tactics.

Previously health professionals would have had to travel to attend expensive and time-consuming medical expert workshops to gain that knowledge and spent an average of $1500 -$2000 just for tuition and not including travel and hotel costs.

This home study course can be obtained at a fraction of the cost of other courses on your own timeline from the comfort of home. "Medical Malpractice Expert Witnessing: Introductory Guide for Physicians and Medical Professionals" (Potomac Press, ISBN-10: 1420058959, 592 pages) with a complete CD-ROM by Perry Hookman MD can be purchased at http://www.MedMalBook.com.

One can either purchase the entire 600 page hardcover volume including a helpful CD-ROM or select and download individual chapters for a smaller fee. Also included in the price is personal coaching by the author Dr. Hookman.

In explaining why he is doing this, Dr. Hookman said, "I want to provide the next generation of physician defendants and medical experts with a convenient, comprehensive and affordable way to gain the education they need to survive the medical malpractice experience intact."

The book discusses among many other subjects:

 
  • Questions that can expect to be asked by the plaintiff's attorney.
  • What to say and not say when providing testimony.
  • How to respond to purposely embarrassing questions from an attorney.
  • How to use medical analogies to strengthen testimony.
  • How to manage attorney abuse.

Numerous timesaving forms and templates as well as sample attorney agreements are included.

A reviewer for the Journal of the American Medical Association praised the book as "A reference work (with) astute advice and helpful recommendations, artfully detailed". The editor-at-large for the Journal of Nurse Consulting called it "An invaluable primer for the beginner, a guide for the experienced and also a reference book…for both health care providers and attorney alike."

Practicing physician, author and teaching coach, Perry Hookman, MD, FACP, FACG, is board certified in both gastroenterology and internal medicine and has over 30 years of experience. He is a nationally recognized medical expert who has been chosen by the Office of Medicare Hearings & Appeals of the United States Department of Health and Human Services as an expert medical witness in their most difficult cases.

Dr. Hookman is also the author &/or co-author of more than 50 peer-reviewed articles in internal medicine and gastroenterology. He has served on the editorial boards of peer-reviewed medical publications and as a peer reviewer for The Annals of Internal Medicine, the American Journal of Gastroenterology, and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Journal.

"Medical Malpractice Expert Witnessing: Introductory Guide for Physicians and Medical Professionals" (Potomac Press, ISBN-10: 1420058959, 592 pages) with a complete CD-ROM as a book or as a home study course with author coaching can be purchased at http://www.MedMalBook.com.

Contact Perry Hookman MD; Hookman (at) hookman (dot) com; 561.445.0486

# # #

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Medical_Malpractice/Expert_Witnessing/prweb2520794.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Related medicine news :

1. GeoFitness, Inc. is Now GeoMotion Group, an Innovative and Fast Growing Learning and Fitness Company for All Ages
2. New Report Finds 10 Early Lessons Learned From the H1N1 Outbreak
3. University HealthSystem Consortium Selects Mzinga for On-Demand Learning Services
4. Relearn, Evolve, and Adapt: Interdisciplinary Model for Thought Involves Psychology, Business, System Dynamics
5. Emergency Consultants Inc. switches to Learn.com to deliver Continuing Medical Education (CME) courses to physicians
6. Copper Conferencing Announces Dr. Joy Ohayia Kicks Off the Women In Business Track of The Business Webinar Series - A Free Online Learning Series for Business Professionals
7. New doctors, teaching physicians disagree about essential medical procedures to learn
8. Seniors Invited to Learn About Fraud Prevention at SCAN Connections Resource Center on April 28
9. Learning and Moving, a GeoFitness Solution for Preventing Obesity in Children and Increasing School Success
10. McGraw-Hill Higher Education Joins Forces with Hands-On Labs to Enhance Distance Science Learning
11. R u learning?
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Want to Learn How to Testify? New Home Study Course by Practicing Physician Teaches Medical Malpractice Defendants and Physicians How to be Effective in Court 
(Date:6/23/2017)... Beach, CA (PRWEB) , ... June 23, 2017 , ... ... has earned its ninth consecutive four-star rating from premier online charity evaluator, Charity Navigator, ... in the top 1% of all charities reviewed by Charity Navigator and earns ANRF ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... ... June 24, 2017 , ... Studies show evidence that ... the risk of visual loss in these patients. , But how often do ophthalmologists ... smoking cessation to patients at risk of or with early symptoms of AMD? A ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... ... June 23, 2017 , ... ... practicing in Newburgh, New York, has recently begun offering three new minimally invasive ... the best cutting-edge procedures and reducing downtime, Dr. Rubinstein is excited to bring ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... June 23, 2017 , ... Everybody has ... it while others prefer to read it, and some people don't like it at ... pornography. Here's what they found: , Erotic literature can give readers a taste of ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... ... 2017 , ... The Aesthetic Channel has recently highlighted Dr. Ben Talei’s unique ... a proprietary technique that he calls the AuraLyft Facelift. The AuraLyft does ... patients can expect to look refreshed, rejuvenated, and revitalized. , Dr. Talei’s unique ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/20/2017)... 2017  Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRC), will host its ... Friday, July 28, 2017, beginning at 7:30 a.m. (CDT) / ... information: To participate in the conference call, dial (877) 304-8969 ... at least 10 minutes prior to the start to allow ... Webcast: A simultaneous webcast of ...
(Date:6/16/2017)... , June 16, 2017  Exactly 50 years ago ... off what later became known as the San Francisco "Summer ... ) is unveiling two radical innovations in strategic market research ... This announcement marks the beginning of Northern Light,s "Summer of ... ...
(Date:6/14/2017)... WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. , June 14, 2017  In ... the Creative Startups pitch competition and came ... virtual reality platform is described by Forbes as "entering ... the American Medical Association as teaching "empathy to medical ... success, the startup was recently named a finalist for ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: