Event Date/Time: Oct 14, 2012 End Date/Time: Oct 24, 2012
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Description

14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)â„¢
14 Contact Hours
14 APA Credit Hours
14 CLE Credits
Course Fee
Physicians, Attorneys, Dentists, Psychologists - $695
All Others - $450
Plus the cost of the cruise

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

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.

Venue

Cruising the Southern Caribbean
Florida
United States
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