Medical Ethics & Legal Medicine

Venue: Aboard Holland America\'s ms Westerdam

Location: Depart Seattle, Washington, United States

Event Date/Time: Jun 25, 2011 End Date/Time: Jul 02, 2011
Registration Date: Jun 24, 2011
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Description

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

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

14 CLE Credits have been applied for with the Florida Bar

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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Additional Information

14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)â„¢ 14 CEU Hours 14 CLE Credits Course Fees Physicians and Attorneys- $695.00 Other Professionals - $450.00

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