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Medical Ethics and Legal Medicine – Western Caribbean Cruise Conference

May 16, 2020 - May 23, 2020

On the agenda:

  • Ethics and Bioethics: Professionalism, Communication, Fetal Interests, Abortion and Stem Cell Research (1 hour)
  • Regulation of Medical Practice – Overview of Federal and State Laws (1 hour): Licensing, Credentialing, Privileging and Impairment Issues, HIPAA, EMTALA, Accountable Care Organizations, Fraud, Abuse and Criminal Negligence
  • Electronic Health Records (EHR) vs Electronic Medical Records (EMR): Current State of Implementation of Health Information Technology (HIT); Meaningful Use Stages; Electronic Informed Consent; EHR Malpractice Liability (1 hour)
  • End of Life Decisions – Ethical and Legal Issues: Classification of Euthanasia; Physician Aid in Dying; Hospice Care; Determination of Death (1 hour)
  • 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 (2 hours)
  • Official Disability Guidelines and AMA Guides in Workers Compensation and Non-Occupational Injuries (2 hours)
  • Professional Medical Liability & Nursing Malpractice (3 hours)
  • Medical Malpractice Mock Trial: Never Events (2 hours)

14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ – maximum

14 CNE contact hours

Aboard Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas


Miami, Florida 33132, United States
Miami, Florida 33132, United States
Miami, FL 33132 United States