Prioritizing Patient Safety: Reducing Risk through Analysis
3 hour CEU event presented by Dr. Michael Ragan from Fortress
Course Description:
In this course, closed dental malpractice claims will be analyzed to identify how and when dentists and their staff can implement risk management and ethical principles to enhance patient safety and reduce untoward outcomes. Topics include extractions and implants, failure to diagnose, nerve injury, and patient selection and management considerations. There are no prerequisites.

• Apply clinical risk management strategies to improve patient safety, mitigate associated risk factors, and reduce untoward outcomes and malpractice claims
• Implement strategies to help prevent failure to diagnose allegations
• Recognize the potential effect technology and applied risk management can have on mitigating and managing nerve injury

This course is designed for dentists.
Approved for 3 Credit hours by the State of Nebraska and the State of Iowa

Sponsored by Oral Surgery Associates. The course is FREE for our referring dental offices. 
13800 Eagle Run Dr,
Omaha, NE 68164

Date & Time
October 28, 2021
5 PM - 9 PM
Presented by Dr. Michael Ragan
Michael R. Ragan, DMD, JD, LLM
Dr. Ragan is a defense trial attorney in a Miami, Florida law firm with 25 years of experience. Dr. Ragan received a B.A. from Syracuse University, a D.M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, a J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center, and an L.L.M. in Health Law from Loyola University College of Law. Dr. Ragan is presently Adjunct Professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Nova Southeastern College of Dental Medicine. Dr. Ragan practiced clinical dentistry for fifteen years and supervised healthcare professional liability claims for seven years within the insurance industry. Dr. Ragan was on the Board of Directors of Fortress Insurance Company as well as the Chairman of their Claims Committee and currently serves as Medico-legal Consultant for Fortress. Dr. Ragan is a Fellow of the American College of Dentists, the International College of Dentists, and the American College of Legal Medicine. Dr. Ragan has nothing to disclose.
5:00 pM
Cocktails and Conversation
Heavy appetizers and hosted cocktails, wine and beer starting at 5 pm.
6:00 pM - 9:00 PM
Lecture, Case Studies and Q & A
 Join us on October 28 
We look forward to hosting you!
Contact Us
Dr. John Engel, Dr. Steve Coffey
13215 Birch Drive, Suite 100
Omaha, NE 68164
[email protected]

Dr. Corey Auch
1437 E. 23rd Street
Fremont, NE 68025
[email protected]
Dr. Teddy Schaefer, Dr. Jim Barton
201 Ridge Street - Jennie Edmundson Hosp
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
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Dr. Robert Pfeifle
1502 So. Washington, Suite 200
Papillion, NE 68046
[email protected]

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