Nierman Practice Management and Ken Berley, DDS, JD, Team Up to Teach Dental Offices How to Implement Successful Risk Management Protocols for Dental Sleep Medicine

Risk Management for Dental Sleep Medicine (DSM) is a one-of-a-kind seminar taught by a very unique professional: Dr. Ken Berley, a general dentist and attorney treating sleep apnea patients. Attendees of Risk Management for DSM will enjoy first-hand knowledge of employing a successful risk management strategy to ensure top of the line patient care while protecting their practices and the medical reimbursement they have received.

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Ken Berley, DDS, JD

Dr. Ken Berley

This course was designed to equip practices with the knowledge and documents to protect themselves from the consequences of providing treatment to sleep patients who could cause both automobile and industrial accidents.

Tequesta, FL (PRWEB) June 23, 2014

Dr. Ken Berley and Rose Nierman, Founder and CEO of NPM, have put together this essential 2 day seminar for dentists and team members, no matter what stage of the DSM journey they currently find themselves in. Risk Management of DSM will add value to every DSM strategy and will help establish gold standard protocols moving forward. Dr. Berley will be digging deep into the legal aspects of implementing DSM into the dental practice and will be offering a unique perspective shaped from years of hands on, real life experience.

“This course was designed to equip practices with the knowledge and documents to protect themselves from the consequences of providing treatment to sleep patients who could cause both automobile and industrial accidents. We will guide them through the steps necessary to safeguard their practice from the tidal wave of litigation that is a real possibility,” said Dr. Berley of the upcoming seminars.

In addition, team members will learn proper risk management protocols for medical billing, documentation, record keeping, and patient communication.

With an estimated 18 million patients suffering from OSA in the USA alone, suffers are seeking the advice of their local dentists more often, for an easier and sometimes more effective treatment option Oral Appliance Therapy (OAT). While thousands of dental offices are eager to incorporate such a high demand therapy option, many are not stopping to properly educate themselves and ensure they have set up the proper protocols to protect themselves, their team and most important, their patients.

The value you receive from an educational seminar should go far beyond the weekend course. NPM understands this, and attendees of NPM seminars gain access to an ongoing support network of dedicated industry experts, including resources like the DentalWriter Forums and Dr. Berley and Rose Nierman themselves.

About Ken Berley:
Dr. Ken Berley lectures in the area of sleep medicine risk management. He is a practicing general dentist with over 30 years of experience focusing on complex reconstruction and 20 years of experience as an attorney licensed to practice law in Arkansas and Texas. He has extensive experience as a litigator and was a partner in a law firm before moving to Arkansas. Dr. Berley has been providing TMD treatment in his dental practice for many years and has implemented sleep medicine into this office over the last 3 years.

Risk Management for Dental Sleep Medicine is accredited with the AGD PACE and ADA CERP programs and offers 16 CE credits. Seminars will be held at NPM headquarters in Tequesta, FL on July 18-19, 2014 and October 17-18, 2014. Space is limited, so register now to secure your spot at Risk Management for DSM.

About Nierman Practice Management:
For over 26 years, Nierman Practice Management has paved the way for dentists billing medical insurance. Dental practices that have chosen Nierman Practice Management’s DentalWriter software have collected more medical insurance reimbursement for dental office procedures than any other group.

Please call for more information: Jodi Jacks, Director of Business Development, Nierman Practice Management, (800) 879-6468.


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