Event Date/Time: Nov 06, 2010 End Date/Time: Nov 13, 2010
Early Registration Date: Nov 05, 2010
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Description

Target Audience

Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Attorneys

Program Purpose / Objectives


Seminar on MEDICAL ETHICS AND LEGAL MEDICINE

Seminar Outline
AMERICAN LAW & JUDICIAL PROCESS

MEDICAL ETHICS & BIOETHICS
1. Bioethics, Professionalism, and Communication
2. Fetal Interests, Abortion and Stem Cell Research
3. End of Life Decisions, Aid in Dying & Assisted Suicide

REGULATION OF MEDICAL PRACTICE
1. HIPAA, EMTALA, and Other Federal Mandates
2. Licensing, Credentialing, Privileging and Impairment Issues
3. Fraud and Abuse AND Criminal Negligence
4. Patient Confidentiality

LAW OF HOSPITALS, NURSES AND MANAGED CARE ORGANIZATIONS
1. Hospital and Nursing Liability
2. Liability of MCOs

MEDICAL LIABILITY & MALPRACTICE MOCK TRIAL
1. Medical Negligence: Causes, Prevention and Defenses
2. Medical Records and Spoliation of Evidence
3. Capacity, Competency, Informed Consent and Informed Refusal
4. Expert Medical Testimony
5. MOCK TRIAL: Liability in Selected Specialties

Conference Sessions generally take place during the days at sea (as cruise itinerary allows) to avoid conflicts with Ports of Call or evening entertainment.

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