January 2022 Florida Mandatory CME Topics

Registration has been extended to January 16th to provide access to the recording of the January 7th livestream. After registration, links to the recording, handouts, and claim credit will appear in your online profile under the CME Access/Claim Credit tab.

This CME will help you maintain your Florida license & address key issues that affect FL-licensed physicians.

9:00 - 11:00 am, Domestic Violence - 2 credits: Fulfill the renewal requirement (two credits every six years) for allopathic and osteopathic physicians licensed in Florida. The content is intended to remind physicians that sometimes the little things they do in everyday practice, like detailed documentation and simple screenings, can make a huge difference in the lives of patients.

11:15 am - 12:15 pm, Florida Laws, Rules and Ethics for Healthcare Professionals - 1 credit: Required for osteopathic physicians licensed in Florida, this course is intended to demystify Florida’s physician licensure and regulatory process and to highlight the top regulatory and ethical issues currently affecting Florida-licensed physicians. Allopathic physicians will be awarded general credit and can use it toward their general requirements.

12:45 - 2:45 pm, Prevention of Medical Errors - 2 credits: This mandatory course includes the required content required by the Florida Boards of Medicine and Osteopathic Medicine for prevention of medical errors, including root cause analysis, error reduction and prevention, patient safety, and the most commonly misdiagnosed conditions identified by the two Boards.

3:00- 5:00 pm, Controlled Substance Prescribing - 2 credits: CME requirement for Florida-licensed MDs and DOs who are registered with the DEA and authorized to prescribe controlled substances. The course will highlight updated and new prescribing laws and rules; emphasize the current standards for prescribing controlled substances, particularly opiates; review alternatives to opiates, including nonpharmacological options; and address the risks of opioid addiction following all stages of treatment in the management of acute pain.

Just Added: Additional Course
5:15 - 6:15 pm, HIV/AIDS in Florida - 1 credits: One time CME requirement for Florida-licensed MDs and DOs who are renewing their Florida license for the first time. This course will address modes of transmission, infection control procedures, epidemiology, clinical management, prevention, and current Florida laws and protocols related to testing, treatment, reporting and partner notification. MDs and DOs who have already renewed their Florida license at least once will be awarded general credit and can use it toward their general requirements.

CME Information:
The Florida Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Florida Medical Association designates this live activity for a maximum of eight (8.0) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclosure: Neither the planners nor the speakers of these sessions disclosed relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.

Member Type Prices
Physician/PA Members Complimentary
Physician/PA Non-Members $450.00

How to access recording, event handouts, and claim CME credit?

Access Event Links in your FMA account profile after completing registration:

  1. Sign in to your FMA account profile and select the CME Access/Claim Credit tab.
  2. Access to the recording will remain open until January 16.
  3. CME credit will be reported to CE Broker after the January 16 deadline.
  4. Certificates will be mailed by January 21.

For assistance, email membership@flmedical.org

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