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The Complete Course on Legal Aspects of Health Care Training

BMC Training provides a training course in The Complete Course on Legal Aspects of Health Care in Healthcare Training

Course Title
Venue
Start Date
End Date
  • London
    27 - 10 - 2019
    7 - 11 - 2019
  • Madrid
    27 - 10 - 2019
    7 - 11 - 2019
  • Munich
    27 - 10 - 2019
    7 - 11 - 2019
  • Berlin
    27 - 10 - 2019
    7 - 11 - 2019
  • New York
    27 - 10 - 2019
    7 - 11 - 2019
  • London
    3 - 11 - 2019
    14 - 11 - 2019
  • Madrid
    3 - 11 - 2019
    14 - 11 - 2019
  • Munich
    3 - 11 - 2019
    14 - 11 - 2019
  • Berlin
    3 - 11 - 2019
    14 - 11 - 2019
  • New York
    3 - 11 - 2019
    14 - 11 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    17 - 11 - 2019
    28 - 11 - 2019
  • Bali
    17 - 11 - 2019
    28 - 11 - 2019
  • Singapore
    17 - 11 - 2019
    28 - 11 - 2019
  • Washington
    17 - 11 - 2019
    28 - 11 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    3 - 11 - 2019
    14 - 11 - 2019
  • Rome
    3 - 11 - 2019
    14 - 11 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    3 - 11 - 2019
    14 - 11 - 2019
  • Zurich
    3 - 11 - 2019
    14 - 11 - 2019
  • Dubai
    10 - 11 - 2019
    21 - 11 - 2019
  • Paris
    10 - 11 - 2019
    21 - 11 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    10 - 11 - 2019
    21 - 11 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    15 - 12 - 2019
    26 - 12 - 2019
  • Rome
    15 - 12 - 2019
    26 - 12 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    15 - 12 - 2019
    26 - 12 - 2019
  • Zurich
    15 - 12 - 2019
    26 - 12 - 2019
  • London
    22 - 12 - 2019
    2 - 1 - 2020
  • Madrid
    22 - 12 - 2019
    2 - 1 - 2020
  • Munich
    22 - 12 - 2019
    2 - 1 - 2020
  • Berlin
    22 - 12 - 2019
    2 - 1 - 2020
  • New York
    22 - 12 - 2019
    2 - 1 - 2020
  • Dubai
    1 - 12 - 2019
    12 - 12 - 2019
  • Paris
    1 - 12 - 2019
    12 - 12 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    1 - 12 - 2019
    12 - 12 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    8 - 12 - 2019
    19 - 12 - 2019
  • Bali
    8 - 12 - 2019
    19 - 12 - 2019
  • Singapore
    8 - 12 - 2019
    19 - 12 - 2019
  • Washington
    8 - 12 - 2019
    19 - 12 - 2019
  • London
    26 - 1 - 2020
    6 - 2 - 2020
  • Madrid
    26 - 1 - 2020
    6 - 2 - 2020
  • Munich
    26 - 1 - 2020
    6 - 2 - 2020
  • Berlin
    26 - 1 - 2020
    6 - 2 - 2020
  • New York
    26 - 1 - 2020
    6 - 2 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    19 - 1 - 2020
    30 - 1 - 2020
  • Bali
    19 - 1 - 2020
    30 - 1 - 2020
  • Singapore
    19 - 1 - 2020
    30 - 1 - 2020
  • Washington
    19 - 1 - 2020
    30 - 1 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    12 - 1 - 2020
    23 - 1 - 2020
  • Rome
    12 - 1 - 2020
    23 - 1 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    12 - 1 - 2020
    23 - 1 - 2020
  • Zurich
    12 - 1 - 2020
    23 - 1 - 2020
  • Dubai
    5 - 1 - 2020
    16 - 1 - 2020
  • Paris
    5 - 1 - 2020
    16 - 1 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    5 - 1 - 2020
    16 - 1 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    23 - 2 - 2020
    6 - 3 - 2020
  • Rome
    23 - 2 - 2020
    6 - 3 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    23 - 2 - 2020
    6 - 3 - 2020
  • Zurich
    23 - 2 - 2020
    6 - 3 - 2020
  • London
    16 - 2 - 2020
    27 - 2 - 2020
  • Madrid
    16 - 2 - 2020
    27 - 2 - 2020
  • Munich
    16 - 2 - 2020
    27 - 2 - 2020
  • Berlin
    16 - 2 - 2020
    27 - 2 - 2020
  • New York
    16 - 2 - 2020
    27 - 2 - 2020
  • Dubai
    9 - 2 - 2020
    20 - 2 - 2020
  • Paris
    9 - 2 - 2020
    20 - 2 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    9 - 2 - 2020
    20 - 2 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    2 - 2 - 2020
    13 - 2 - 2020
  • Bali
    2 - 2 - 2020
    13 - 2 - 2020
  • Singapore
    2 - 2 - 2020
    13 - 2 - 2020
  • Washington
    2 - 2 - 2020
    13 - 2 - 2020
  • London
    15 - 3 - 2020
    26 - 3 - 2020
  • Madrid
    15 - 3 - 2020
    26 - 3 - 2020
  • Munich
    15 - 3 - 2020
    26 - 3 - 2020
  • Berlin
    15 - 3 - 2020
    26 - 3 - 2020
  • New York
    15 - 3 - 2020
    26 - 3 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    8 - 3 - 2020
    19 - 3 - 2020
  • Bali
    8 - 3 - 2020
    19 - 3 - 2020
  • Singapore
    8 - 3 - 2020
    19 - 3 - 2020
  • Washington
    8 - 3 - 2020
    19 - 3 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    1 - 3 - 2020
    12 - 3 - 2020
  • Rome
    1 - 3 - 2020
    12 - 3 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    1 - 3 - 2020
    12 - 3 - 2020
  • Zurich
    1 - 3 - 2020
    12 - 3 - 2020
  • Dubai
    22 - 3 - 2020
    2 - 4 - 2020
  • Paris
    22 - 3 - 2020
    2 - 4 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    22 - 3 - 2020
    2 - 4 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    26 - 4 - 2020
    7 - 5 - 2020
  • Rome
    26 - 4 - 2020
    7 - 5 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    26 - 4 - 2020
    7 - 5 - 2020
  • Zurich
    26 - 4 - 2020
    7 - 5 - 2020
  • London
    5 - 4 - 2020
    16 - 4 - 2020
  • Madrid
    5 - 4 - 2020
    16 - 4 - 2020
  • Munich
    5 - 4 - 2020
    16 - 4 - 2020
  • Berlin
    5 - 4 - 2020
    16 - 4 - 2020
  • New York
    5 - 4 - 2020
    16 - 4 - 2020
  • Dubai
    12 - 4 - 2020
    23 - 4 - 2020
  • Paris
    12 - 4 - 2020
    23 - 4 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    12 - 4 - 2020
    23 - 4 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    19 - 4 - 2020
    30 - 4 - 2020
  • Bali
    19 - 4 - 2020
    30 - 4 - 2020
  • Singapore
    19 - 4 - 2020
    30 - 4 - 2020
  • Washington
    19 - 4 - 2020
    30 - 4 - 2020
  • London
    10 - 5 - 2020
    21 - 5 - 2020
  • Madrid
    10 - 5 - 2020
    21 - 5 - 2020
  • Munich
    10 - 5 - 2020
    21 - 5 - 2020
  • Berlin
    10 - 5 - 2020
    21 - 5 - 2020
  • New York
    10 - 5 - 2020
    21 - 5 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    3 - 5 - 2020
    14 - 5 - 2020
  • Bali
    3 - 5 - 2020
    14 - 5 - 2020
  • Singapore
    3 - 5 - 2020
    14 - 5 - 2020
  • Washington
    3 - 5 - 2020
    14 - 5 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    17 - 5 - 2020
    28 - 5 - 2020
  • Rome
    17 - 5 - 2020
    28 - 5 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    17 - 5 - 2020
    28 - 5 - 2020
  • Zurich
    17 - 5 - 2020
    28 - 5 - 2020
  • Dubai
    24 - 5 - 2020
    4 - 6 - 2020
  • Paris
    24 - 5 - 2020
    4 - 6 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    24 - 5 - 2020
    4 - 6 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    14 - 6 - 2020
    25 - 6 - 2020
  • Rome
    14 - 6 - 2020
    25 - 6 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    14 - 6 - 2020
    25 - 6 - 2020
  • Zurich
    14 - 6 - 2020
    25 - 6 - 2020
  • London
    21 - 6 - 2020
    2 - 7 - 2020
  • Madrid
    21 - 6 - 2020
    2 - 7 - 2020
  • Munich
    21 - 6 - 2020
    2 - 7 - 2020
  • Berlin
    21 - 6 - 2020
    2 - 7 - 2020
  • New York
    21 - 6 - 2020
    2 - 7 - 2020
  • Dubai
    28 - 6 - 2020
    9 - 7 - 2020
  • Paris
    28 - 6 - 2020
    9 - 7 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    28 - 6 - 2020
    9 - 7 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    7 - 6 - 2020
    18 - 6 - 2020
  • Bali
    7 - 6 - 2020
    18 - 6 - 2020
  • Singapore
    7 - 6 - 2020
    18 - 6 - 2020
  • Washington
    7 - 6 - 2020
    18 - 6 - 2020
  • London
    5 - 7 - 2020
    16 - 7 - 2020
  • Madrid
    5 - 7 - 2020
    16 - 7 - 2020
  • Munich
    5 - 7 - 2020
    16 - 7 - 2020
  • Berlin
    5 - 7 - 2020
    16 - 7 - 2020
  • New York
    5 - 7 - 2020
    16 - 7 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    12 - 7 - 2020
    23 - 7 - 2020
  • Bali
    12 - 7 - 2020
    23 - 7 - 2020
  • Singapore
    12 - 7 - 2020
    23 - 7 - 2020
  • Washington
    12 - 7 - 2020
    23 - 7 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    19 - 7 - 2020
    30 - 7 - 2020
  • Rome
    19 - 7 - 2020
    30 - 7 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    19 - 7 - 2020
    30 - 7 - 2020
  • Zurich
    19 - 7 - 2020
    30 - 7 - 2020
  • Dubai
    26 - 7 - 2020
    6 - 8 - 2020
  • Paris
    26 - 7 - 2020
    6 - 8 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    26 - 7 - 2020
    6 - 8 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    2 - 8 - 2020
    13 - 8 - 2020
  • Rome
    2 - 8 - 2020
    13 - 8 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    2 - 8 - 2020
    13 - 8 - 2020
  • Zurich
    2 - 8 - 2020
    13 - 8 - 2020
  • London
    9 - 8 - 2020
    20 - 8 - 2020
  • Madrid
    9 - 8 - 2020
    20 - 8 - 2020
  • Munich
    9 - 8 - 2020
    20 - 8 - 2020
  • Berlin
    9 - 8 - 2020
    20 - 8 - 2020
  • New York
    9 - 8 - 2020
    20 - 8 - 2020
  • Dubai
    16 - 8 - 2020
    27 - 8 - 2020
  • Paris
    16 - 8 - 2020
    27 - 8 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    16 - 8 - 2020
    27 - 8 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    23 - 8 - 2020
    3 - 9 - 2020
  • Bali
    23 - 8 - 2020
    3 - 9 - 2020
  • Singapore
    23 - 8 - 2020
    3 - 9 - 2020
  • Washington
    23 - 8 - 2020
    3 - 9 - 2020
  • London
    27 - 9 - 2020
    8 - 10 - 2020
  • Madrid
    27 - 9 - 2020
    8 - 10 - 2020
  • Munich
    27 - 9 - 2020
    8 - 10 - 2020
  • Berlin
    27 - 9 - 2020
    8 - 10 - 2020
  • New York
    27 - 9 - 2020
    8 - 10 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    6 - 9 - 2020
    17 - 9 - 2020
  • Bali
    6 - 9 - 2020
    17 - 9 - 2020
  • Singapore
    6 - 9 - 2020
    17 - 9 - 2020
  • Washington
    6 - 9 - 2020
    17 - 9 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    13 - 9 - 2020
    24 - 9 - 2020
  • Rome
    13 - 9 - 2020
    24 - 9 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    13 - 9 - 2020
    24 - 9 - 2020
  • Zurich
    13 - 9 - 2020
    24 - 9 - 2020
  • Dubai
    20 - 9 - 2020
    1 - 10 - 2020
  • Paris
    20 - 9 - 2020
    1 - 10 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    20 - 9 - 2020
    1 - 10 - 2020
  • Dubai
    4 - 10 - 2020
    15 - 10 - 2020
  • Paris
    4 - 10 - 2020
    15 - 10 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    4 - 10 - 2020
    15 - 10 - 2020

Introduction

This comprehensive and engaging course lays a strong foundation in both health law and ethics, providing a solid foundation in a wide range of current healthcare issues in an understandable format that carefully guides the delegates through practical ways in order to improve the quality and safety in the delivery of patient care.

Course Objectives

On completion of this course you should be able to:

  • Describe a brief history of the development of hospitals as influenced by medical progress and determine their successes and failures over centuries.
  • Define government organization, sources of law, and government ethics.
  • Discuss ethical theories, principles, virtues values, and related topics.
  • Define negligent and intentional torts, as well as criminal aspects of healthcare.
  • Get a solid basis for a more complete understanding of patient consent, legal reporting requirements, medical records, procreation and ethical issues.

Course Outlines

Reflections on the Past

  • Early Hindu and Egyptian hospitals
  • Greek and Roman Hospitals
  • Hospitals of the early Christian era
  • Islamic hospitals
  • Medieval hospitals
  • Hospitals of the renaissance
  • Hospitals of the 18th century
  • Early hospitals in the United States
  • Late 19th century renaissance
  • 20th century progress
  • Health care and hospitals in the 21st century
  • History's common theme: recurring infections
  • History challenges us to do better

Government, Law, and Ethics

  • Development of Law
  • Sources of Law
  • Government organization
  • Department of health and human services
  • Government ethics
  • Political malpractice

Health Ethics

  • Ethics
  • Morality
  • Ethical theories
  • Principles of healthcare ethics
  • Virtue ethics and values
  • Religious ethics and spirituality
  • Secular ethics
  • Ethics committee
  • Reasoning and decision making
  • Moral compass gone astray
  • Summary thought

Tort Law – Negligence

  • Objectives of Tort Law
  • Negligence
  • Forms of negligence
  • Degrees of negligence
  • Elements of negligence
  • Summary case

Intentional Torts

  • Assault and battery
  • False imprisonment
  • Defamation of character
  • Fraud
  • Invasion of privacy
  • Infliction on mental distress
  • Products liability

Criminal Aspects of Health Care

  • Criminal procedure
  • Healthcare fraud
  • Kickbacks
  • Tampering with drugs
  • Internet pharmacy and sale of drugs
  • Falsification of records
  • Patient abuse
  • Criminal negligence
  • Manslaughter
  • Murder
  • Rape and sexual assault
  • Theft

Contracts and Anti trust

  • What is a contract?
  • Types of contracts
  • Elements of a contract
  • Breach of a contract
  • Corporate contracts
  • Partnerships
  • Independent contractor
  • Legality of object
  • Conditions
  • Performance
  • Nonperformance defenses
  • Remedies
  • Employments contracts
  • Medical staff bylaws: A contract
  • Exclusive contracts
  • Restraint of trade
  • Hospital staff privileges
  • Transfer agreements
  • Insurance contract

Civil Procedure and Trial Practice

  • Pleadings
  • Discovery
  • motions
  • Pretrial conference
  • Notice of trial
  • Memorandum of law
  • The courtroom and the judge
  • The jury
  • Subpoenas
  • Burden of proof
  • Res Ipsa Loquitur
  • Opening statements
  • Examination of witnesses
  • Judicial notice rule evidence
  • Defenses against plaintiff's allegations
  • Closing statements
  • Judge's charge to the jury
  • Jury deliberation and determination
  • Awarding damages
  • Joint and several liability
  • Appeals execution of judgments

Corporate Structure and Legal Issues

  • Authority of corporations
  • Corporate committee structure
  • Corporate ethics
  • Corporate negligence
  • Doctrine of respondent superior
  • Governing body responsibilities
  • Corporate reorganization

Medical Staff Organization and Physician Liability

  • Principles of medical ethics
  • Medical staff organization
  • Medical director
  • Medical staff privileges
  • Common medical errors
  • Patient assessments
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment
  • Discharge and follow-up care infections
  • Psychiatry
  • Physician-patient relationship

Nursing and the Law

  • Scope of practice
  • Nurse licensure
  • Nursing careers
  • Advanced practice nurses
  • Legal risks of nurses
  • Duty to question discharge
  • Duty to report physician negligence

Hospital Departments and Allied Professional

  • Emergency department
  • Chiropractor
  • Dentistry
  • Laboratory
  • Medical assistant
  • Medical imaging
  • Nutritional services
  • Paramedic
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical therapy
  • Physician's assistant
  • Podiatrist
  • Respiratory therapist
  • Security
  • Certification of healthcare professionals
  • Helpful advice for caregivers

Patient Consent

  • Introduction
  • Informed consent
  • Physicians and informed consent
  • Hospitals and informed consent
  • Nurses and informed consent
  • Validity of consent
  • Assessing decision-making capacity
  • Admission consent forms
  • Consent for specific procedures
  • Limited power of attorney
  • Who may consent
  • Incompetent patients
  • Right to refuse treatment
  • Exculpatory agreements
  • Proving lack of consent
  • Informed consent claims and defenses

Legal Reporting Requirements

  • Abuse
  • Child abuse
  • Senior abuse
  • Communicable diseases
  • Hospital-acquired diseases
  • Hospital-acquired infections
  • Births and deaths
  • Adverse drug reactions
  • Physician competency
  • Incident reporting
  • Sentinel events
  • Look closer, see me

Medical Records

  • Information management
  • Medical record contents
  • Documentation of care
  • Privacy act of 1974
  • Health insurance portability and accountability act
  • Ownership and release of medical records
  • Failure to use patient data gathered
  • Retention of records
  • Electronic medical records
  • Legal proceedings and the medical records
  • Confidential and privileged communications
  • Charting: some helpful advice

Procreation and Ethical Dilemmas

  • Abortion
  • Sterilization
  • Artificial insemination
  • Surrogacy
  • Wrongful birth, life, and conception

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

  • Spread of AIDS
  • Healthcare workers transmission
  • Confidentiality
  • Discrimination
  • AIDS-related lawsuits
  • AIDS treatment
  • AIDS education

End-of-Life Issues

  • Patient autonomy and case law
  • Constitutional right to refuse care
  • Legislative response
  • Defining death
  • Futility of treatment
  • Do-not-resuscitate orders
  • Withholding and withdrawal of treatment
  • Euthanasia
  • Physician-assisted suicide
  • Advance directives
  • Autopsy
  • Organ donations
  • Research, experimentation, and clinical trials
  • Human genetics
  • Stem cell research

Patient rights and responsibilities

  • Patient rights
  • Patient responsibilities

Labor relations

  • U.S. department of labor
  • Unions and healthcare organizations
  • National labor relations act
  • Norris-LaGuardia Act
  • Labor-management reporting and disclosure act
  • Fair labor standards act
  • Occupational safety and health act
  • Rehabilitation act
  • Family and medical leave act
  • State labor laws
  • Workers' compensation
  • Labor rights
  • Management rights
  • Affirmative action plan
  • Patient rights during labor disputes
  • Injunctions
  • Administering collective bargaining agreement
  • Discrimination in the workplace

Employment at Will and Discharge

  • Employment at will
  • Public policy issues and termination
  • Termination
  • Unemployment compensation denials
  • Wrongful discharge
  • Defending a claim for unfair discharge
  • Fairness: The ultimate test
  • Effective hiring practices

Employee Rights and Responsibilities

  • Employee rights
  • Employee responsibilities
  • The Caregiver's Pledge

Professional Liability Insurance

  • Insurance policies
  • Liability of the professional
  • The insurance agreement
  • Intentional Torts: coverage denied
  • Conditions of insurance policies
  • Medical liability insurance
  • Self-insurance
  • Trustee coverage
  • Mandated medical staff insurance coverage
  • Investigation and settlement of claims

National Health Insurance Managed Care

  • National health insurance
  • Veteran care
  • Managed care
  • Models of managed care organizations
  • Federally qualified HMO
  • State laws
  • Case management firms
  • Third-party administrators
  • Utilization review
  • Liability for nonparticipating physicians
  • Employee retirement income security act
  • Reducing exposure to liability
  • Healthcare quality improvement act of 1986
  • Ethics in patient referral act 1989
  • Managed care and legal actions
  • Price fixing
  • Market power

Tort Reform and Risk Reduction

  • Mediation and arbitration
  • Structured awards
  • Pretrial screening panels
  • Collateral source rule
  • Contingency fee limitations
  • Countersuits: Frivolous Claims
  • Joint and several liability
  • Malpractice caps
  • No-Fault System
  • Regulation of insurance practices
  • Statutes of limitations
  • Reducing the risks of malpractice
  • Physician participation in Tort Reform

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