Advance Directives: Updates to Florida Statute and BHSF Advance Directives Policy and Documents

This course explains the impact of recent changes to Florida Statutes on Advance Directives and the role of the physician in proper implementation.

Samaritan Physicians: Successful completion of this activity will qualify Samaritan physicians for annual policy discounts. Upon completion, please print your certificate and submit to Samaritan for consideration.

Target Audience

All Physicians and Physician Assistants.

Learning Objectives

  • Define what an advance directive is and describe recent changes to the Florida Statute.
  • Explain the impact of these changes and the role of the physician in the proper implementation of an advance directive.
  • Properly utilize Baptist Health’s revised advance directives Designation of Healthcare Surrogate document.
Additional information
Bibliography: 

Florida Statute Chapter 765 Healthcare Advance Directives

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
01/01/2016
Course expires: 
01/01/2018

Course Developers

Rose Allen, DNP, MSM/HM, R.N., CHPN, Director, Bioethics & Palliative Care, Baptist Health South Florida
Mike Novo, Esq., Office of General Counsel, Baptist Health South Florida

The content developers have indicated that neither they nor their spouses/partners have relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and they will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in their presentations or discussions.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. 

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
              
Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/01/2016
Course expires: 
01/01/2018
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