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Program Information


* Closed * - Health Law and Ethics 2010: Impact on Patient Care

Description:  The interface between the practice of medicine and the realm of law is increasing with every passing year. Through the use of didactics and case presentations, along with audience participation, this program will focus on issues that are of legal concern to physicians and other health care providers in North Carolina. Included are court cases, changes in health law statutes and regulations, legal liability of off- label prescribing, medical record documentation and computer security for medical practices.
CASCE#:  31521
Audience:  Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians, Psychologist, Counselors, Social Workers, Substance Abuse Counselors, Certified Coders and Administrators
Disciplines: Allied Health
  Mental Health
  Public Health
Format:  conference
Objectives:  1. Identify changes in health law statutes, cases from the courts, and changes in regulations that affect the healthcare field in North Carolina.
  2. Describe legal issues related to medical documentation and communication errors.
  3. Discuss the relationship between ethical and legal issues related to healthcare professionals.
  4. Discuss potential pitfalls and liability that can accompany off-label prescribing.
  5. Describe strategies to improve professional communication to avoid legal issues.
  6. Describe strategies to address computer security issues and red flags in medical practice environment
  7. Explain legislation regarding pharmacy practice issues and future trends.

Program Times

12/13/2010 9:25 AM - 12/13/2010 5:00 PM


Organization:  The McKimmon Conference & Training Center
Address:  1101 Gorman St
City:  Raleigh
Map:  Show Me!


0.1 CEU

0.2 CEU

0.6 CEU

1 CLE Credit

1 Contact Hours

2 Contact Hours

5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

6 CLE Credit

6 Contact Hours

6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

6.25 CLE Credit

6.25 Contact Hours

6.25 Contact Hours (category A) CE for NC Psychologists

6.25 NBCC Hours

6.25 ACPE ACPE #: 0046-9999-10-236-L03-P/T

6.25 NCSAPPB SS Training Event Approval (#10-590-S) No partial credit will be given


Douglas Borg, MHA, ARM, CPHRM - Healthcare Provider Professional Communication: Improving Patient/Family Interactions

John Carbone, MD JD FCLM - Legal Liability of Off-Label Prescribing

Lori Meyerhoffer, MD JD - Malpractice 101: Legal Issues Related to Medical Record Documentation

Nathanial Solberg, - Computer Security and Red Flags for the Provider

Patrice Walker, JD - Changes in Health Law Statutes and Regulations for 2010

Patrice Walker, JD - Health Law Court Cases: How Rulings May Affect Your Practice

Patrice Walker, JD - Pharmacy Law Update/ Future Trends

Program Fees

Cancellation Fee

$45.00 Cancellation Fee. No refunds or vouchers will be issued unless we are notified by 5pm, December 10, 2010.

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