Professional Liability Insurance – ​What Is It and Why Do I Need It?

Presenter: 
Brian Gomes and Maggie Green
Category: 
General Knowledge
SAC Event: 
CEE Credits: 
1.00
CEE Eligible: 
Yes
PD Hub Category: 
Webcasts

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This webcast is eligible for 1 SAC CEE (Category I).

Presented by Brian Gomes and Maggie Green

Intended audience: S-LPs, audiologists, communication health assistants and students

Level: Introductory (Assumes little or no familiarity with the literature and professional practice within the areas covered.)

This presentation will outline key aspects of the professional liability insurance coverage available to speech-language pathologists and audiologists through SAC. BMS Insurance representatives will provide an analysis of the SAC policy, discuss common claims and identify the benefits of purchasing your own professional liability policy rather than relying on your employer’s coverage.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will be able to:

  1. Critically evaluate their professional liability insurance policy to determine the best coverage for their needs.
  2. Identify the common areas of practice risk affecting speech-language pathologists and audiologists.