1st International Conference on Medical Ethics, Healthcare Systems & Global Business Issues At Sea

Country: USA

City: Miami

Abstr. due: 15.12.2014

Dates: 06.06.15 — 13.06.15

Area Of Sciences: Medicine;

Organizing comittee e-mail: Chandra@UHCL.edu

Organizers: Continuing Education, Inc.

 

Topics
  1. Patient confidentiality and consent (1 hour)
    1. Potential compromising situations where patient confidentially can unintentionally be breached:
      1. In hospitals
      2. In clinics
      3. In social settings
    2. Consent issues for and about different clients – minors, adults, and elderly
    3. Voluntary versus Implied consent
    4. Potential risks caused by office staff
    5. 5W&H (i.e., who, what, when, where, why, & how) of consent
  2. Medical tourism (1 hour)
    1. Cautions and precautions
    2. Rules and regulations
    3. Cultural and behavioral aspects
  3. Ethics and marketing of health services (2 hours)
    1. Perceptions of health services marketing
    2. Value of health services marketing
    3. CASE STUDY and DISCUSSION
  4. Social media and medical ethics (1 hour)
    1. Interference in medical care
    2. Violation of patient privacy
    3. Liability issues
    4. CASE STUDY and DISCUSSION
  5. Increasing interference of technology in patient care (1 hour)
    1. Cell phones
    2. Personal computers/tablet PCs
    3. Texting
    4. CASE STUDY and DISCUSSION
  6. Patient data maintenance (1 hour)
    1. The 5W&H of patient data access
    2. Situations of unauthorized patient data access
    3. CASE STUDY and DISCUSSION
  7. Impact of inter-personnel conflict on patient care (1 hour)
    1. Physician-physician
    2. Physician-nurse
    3. Nurse-nurse
    4. Department-department
    5. Professional disparagement and its impact on patients and care delivery
    6. CASE STUDY and DISCUSSION
  8. Professional behavior and communication by medical office staff (1 hour)
    1. Types of communication
    2. Non-verbal communication
    3. Impact on patient
    4. CASE STUDY and DISCUSSION
  9. Code of ethics (2 hours)
    1. Review and comparison of code of ethics for:
      1. American Academy of Physician Assistants
      2. American Association of Medical Assistants
      3. American Association for Respiratory Care
      4. American Dental Association
      5. American Dental Hygienists Association
      6. American Hospital Association
      7. American Medical Association
      8. American Nurses Association
      9. American Pharmacists Association
      10. American Physical Therapy Association
    2. Strategies for developing codes of ethics
  10. Gatekeepers for ethical integrity (1 hour)
    1. Conflict of interest
    2. Whistle-blower
    3. Impaired healthcare provider
    4. Discrimination
      1. Workplace
      2. Patient
    5. CASE STUDY and DISCUSSION
  11. Legal liabilities and cases pertaining to interns and internships (1 hour)
    1. Contracts
    2. Job descriptions
    3. Restrictions
    4. Review of sample contracts and job descriptions
  12. Mental health issues in today’s society and lifestyle (1 hour)

Conference Web-Site: http://www.continuingeducation.net/coursedescription.php?topic=Healthcare_Management_CME_Cruise_Meeting_Caribbean_June_2015

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