R. Austin Wallace, MD
Chairman, President and CEO
WV Mutual Insurance Company

C.A.R.E. Skills Development Workshops

Specific workshops have been designed for the physician to build upon patient communication skills when unexpected adverse outcomes occur. The focus of the workshop will be skill development through hands-on practice. Once you attend the workshop, you may choose to participate in the C.A.R.E. program. Participation in the C.A.R.E. program may qualify you for a 5% premium credit.

Upcoming Workshops

All sessions will include a C.A.R.E. Skills Development Workshop and a Loss Control Seminar.
Dinner and Registration begins at 5:30 PM and the programs will begin promptly at 6:00 PM.
Attendance would qualify attendees for the 5% C.A.R.E. credit for 3 years and the 1% Loss Control Credit for 2 years. Please call (304) 343-3000 to register.

january 11, 2018

Beckley, WV - Mountaineer Conference Center 2120 Harper Road
Topic: Benefits & Risks of Social Media in Healthcare

february 8, 2018

Huntington, WV - Guyan Country Club 5450 US Route 60 East
Topic: Health Information Technology - Risks & Realities

february 15, 2018

Bridgeport, WV - United Hospital Center (Classroom across from the cafeteria)
Topic: Cyber Risk in Healthcare

march 8, 2018

Wheeling, WV - Wheeling Jesuit University Erma Byrd Center for Educational Technology
Topic: Vicarious Liability

March 15, 2018

South Charleston, WV - Holiday Inn South Charleston 400 Second Avenue
Topic: Benefits & Risks of Social Media in Healthcare

May 10, 2018

Parkersburg, WV - Blennerhassett Hotel 320 Market Street
Topic: Medical Professionalism & Ethics

May 15, 2018

South Charleston, WV - Holiday Inn South Charleston 400 Second Avenue
Topic: Medical Malpractice Defense - Insight & Perspectives for the Physician

June 14, 2018

Martinsburg, WV - Holiday Inn Martinsburg 301 Foxcroft Avenue
Topic: Service Perception and Patient Care

Those completing the programs will be able to:

  • Understand the rationale for openness and transparency with disclosure.
  • Appreciate others' perceptions of the situation.
  • Consider steps to take before, during and after an unanticipated outcome.
  • Acknowledge the ethical dimensions of disclosure.
  • Practice the disclosure skills.

To participate in a seminar or have questions answered concerning the C.A.R.E. program, please contact:

Elizabeth S. Bridgeman
Director of C.A.R.E.
Direct Dial: 304-348-5394
Toll Free: 1-888-747-C.A.R.E. (2273)