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Medical Abbreviations and Terminology Attorneys Must Know

Lorman Education Services
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1.5 hours

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Medical Abbreviations and Terminology Attorneys Must Know

Medical Abbreviations and Terminology Attorneys Must Know

Gain the medical knowledge you need to interpret medical documents to better represent your next client. If you are a legal professional or attorney, there is a very high probability that you will have to interpret a medical record, irrespective of your individual law practice. What good is it to receive a person’s medical chart, but not understand what information is within it? Further, are you effectively representing your client’s interests when you do not understand what is documented in a person’s medical record? This topic helps legal professionals understand how a chart is prepared and what information is contained within it. Some information is very evident but other types of information may not be. From this content, you will learn to maximize your interpretation of medical documents. A benefit of this topic is that it has been prepared by a legal professional with more than twenty years of experience in representing medical professionals and interpreting medical records. Do not continue to underappreciate the medical information you may have in a legal matter—know the record like a true medical professional.

Who should attend?

This live webinar is primarily designed for attorneys. Other legal professionals may also benefit from attending.

Training content

  • Medical Charting 101: The Basics
  • How Is a Chart Organized?
  • What Kind of Information Is Documented and the Reasons Why It Is Documented?
  • Differences Between What Is Recorded in a Physician Outpatient Practice and a HospitalHow to Decipher the Record Like a Medical Professional
  • Overview of Charting Abbreviations Including Dental and Ophthalmology Records
  • Charting Issues That Impact Medical Record Accuracy and Dependability
  • Issues Surrounding the Transfer of Health InformationThe Truths About Charting
  • Accuracy and Legibility Issues
  • Timing of Entries and Information Availability
  • How to Know If a Record Has Been Altered


The cost of this Medical Abbreviations and Terminology Attorneys Must Know live webinar is $199 per participant.

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