When: January 12, 2024, 9:00 AM ET - 5:00 PM ET
Where: Restream from FMA Headquarters in Tallahassee, FL
9:00 - 11:00 a.m. | Controlled Substance Prescribing (2 credits)
This session fulfills the 2 hour 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.
Presenter: Joshua Lenchus, DO, Chief Medical Officer, Broward Health and FMA President
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. | Florida Laws, Rules & Ethics (1 credit)
This session, required for osteopathic physicians licensed in Florida, is intended to demystify Florida's physician licensure and regulatory process and to highlight the top legal and ethical issues currently affecting Florida-licensed physicians. Allopathic physicians who complete this course can earn general CME credit.
Presenter: Mary Thomas, JD, Florida Medical Association
12:15 - 12:45 p.m. | Lunch Break
- 12:45 - 2:45 p.m. | Domestic Violence (2 credits)
This session fulfills 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.
Presenters: Himangi Kaushal, MD, MBA, Lead Physician, UHealth Premier, UM Miller School of Medicine and Cristina I. Pravia, MD, MBA, Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, UM Miller School of Medicine
3:00 - 5:00 p.m. | Prevention of Medical Errors (2 credits)
This session features the mandatory 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 mis-diagnosed conditions identified by the two Boards.
Presenter: Susan Boisvert, BSN, MHSA, ACPPS, CPHRM, DFASHRM, Senior Patient Safety Risk Manager, Department of Patient Safety and Risk Management, The Doctors Company, Region III