Health Law & Legal Medicine

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Health Law & Legal Medicine

Date & Location

Oct 30, 8:00 AM PDT – Nov 06, 5:00 PM PDT
CME Cruise Destination TBD

Course Description

LEGAL MEDICINE & MEDICAL ETHICS | 14 Hours CME (2 Hours Ethics)

Target Audience

Psychologists, Social Workers, Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists

Course Description

1. ETHICS & BIOETHICS | 1 Hour

Bioethics, Professionalism, and Communication Fetal Interests, Abortion and Stem Cell Researc

2. REGULATION OF MEDICAL PRACTICE - Overview of Federal and State Laws | 1 Hour

Licensing, Credentialing, Privileging and Impairment Issues HIPAA, EMTALA, and Other Federal Mandates Affordable Care Act and Accountable Care Organizations Fraud and Abuse and Criminal Negligence

3. ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS (EHR) versus ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS (EMR) | 1 Hour

Current State of Implementation of Health Information Technology (HIT) Meaningful Use Stages I, 2 (2014) and 3 (2016) Electronic Informed Consent EHR Malpractice Liability

4. END-OF-LIFE DECISIONS - Ethical and Legal Issues | 1 Hour

The Dying Process Classification of Euthanasia Physician Aid in Dying and Hospice Care Determination of Death

5. FEDERAL AND STATE REGULATION OF PAIN MANAGEMENT | 2 Hours

Controlled Substances Act Standard of Pain Treatment REMS (Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy) Program Monitoring Programs and Disposal of controlled substances Pain Management State Guidelines, Laws and Rules Addiction, Death and Pain Malpractice

6. MEDICAL AND FORENSIC EXPERT WITNESS AND TESTIMONY | 1 Hour

Federal and State Rules of Evidence Governing Expert Witnesses Deposition of Expert Witness Direct and Cross Examination of Expert at Trial Daubert Challenges of Experts

7. OFFICIAL DISABILITY GUIDELINES AND AMA GUIDES IN WORKERS COMPENSATION AND NON-OCCUPATIONAL INJURIES | 2 Hours

Evidence Based Medicine Official Disability Guidelines Rating Impairment under AMA Guides Return to Work Guidelines

8. PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL LIABILITY & NURSING MALPRACTICE | 3 Hours

American Law and Judicial Process Medical Negligence: Causes, Prevention and Defenses Spoliation of Evidence in Medical Records Capacity, Competency, Informed Consent and Informed Refusal Liability of MCOs, ACOs, Hospitals, CRNAs, Nurses, PAs and Nurse Practitioners Malpractice Case Presentations

9. MEDICAL MALPRACTICE MOCK TRIAL | 2 Hours

MOCK TRIAL: Never Event Medical Error