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CME : 14.00
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Conference Summary

Medical Ethics and Legal Medicine is organized by Continuing Education, Inc and will be held during Mar 11 - 18, 2018 at 7-Night Western Caribbean Cruise, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America.

The target audience for this medical event is Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Attorneys. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Program Purpose / Objectives :

Ethics & Bioethics :
• Bioethics, Professionalism, and Communication
• Fetal Interests, Abortion and Stem Cell Research

Regulation of Medical Practice - Overview of Federal and State Laws :
• 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

Electronic Health Records (Ehr) Versus Electronic Medical Records (EMR) :
• Current State of Implementation of Health Information Technology (HIT)
• Meaningful Use Stages I, 2 (2014) and 3 (2016)
• Electronic Informed Consent
• EHR Malpractice Liability

End-of-life Decisions - Ethical and Legal Issues :
• The Dying Process
• Classification of Euthanasia
• Physician Aid in Dying and Hospice Care
• Determination of Death

Federal and State Regulation of Pain Management :
• 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

Medical and Forensic Expert Witness and Testimony :
• 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

Official Disability Guidelines and Ama Guides in Workers Compensation and Non-occupational Injuries :
• Evidence Based Medicine
• Official Disability Guidelines
• Rating Impairment under AMA Guides
• Return to Work Guidelines

Professional Medical Liability & Nursing Malpractice :
• 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

Medical Malpractice Mock Trial :
• MOCK TRIAL: Never Event Medical Error

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

Registration Desk

Contact No. 1-800-422-0711
Email
contactus@continuingeducation.net

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Venue Address

7-Night Western Caribbean Cruise
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States Of America

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