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Everything You Need to Know About Informed Consent

Total CME Credit Hours: 1 Category I (Formal)

Education Types:
Category I (Formal) |  Risk Management
ChiroPreferred |  Compliance |  General Documentation |  Legal |  Patient Communication
Edward Zimmer, MS, DC
1 Hour


The common consideration given to the topic of informed consent is that, as long as you have a patient sign a statement listing potential risks, you are covered. There is so much more you need to know. Every malpractice lawsuit will allege a lack of informed consent. In one short hour, you will learn that there are several aspects of your informed consent which are most likely missing. These missing parts could render your form worthless when it is challenged. You will also learn how to craft a more effective informed consent to reduce your risks, should any legal action ever be taken against you. 

This course was originally presented by Dr. Zimmer on July 26, 2022, and sponsored by ChiroPreferred



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Dr. Edward Zimmer, M.S., D.C. received his undergraduate degree in Chemistry from DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana. He completed his Master’s Degree in Human Nutrition at Bridgeport University in Connecticut. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from the National College of Chiropractic and was voted Outstanding Graduate by the faculty. His specialty is the field of Functional Medicine which focuses on the natural treatments for chronic disease conditions.



Overall:      4.6

Total Reviews: 148


Michael S - Plainfield, Illinois

"Very informative and important topic."

Deborah W - Chicago, Illinois

"Dr Zimmer is easy to understand "

Katherine E - Elgin, Illinois


Raj D - Forest Park, Illinois


Michael T - Skokie, Illinois

"Great. Presentation. Very well put together. "

Mohammed S - Chicago, Illinois

"excellent presentation."

William R - Tinley Park, Illinois

"There is a form written in part by Adrienne Hirsch"

Harmony K - Springfield, Illinois


John C - Oak Park, Illinois

"Good to know the "importance" of Informed Consent"

Terence P - Dekalb, Illinois

"What a wonderfully well informed presenter."

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