Conversations in Ethics: Caring for the Mentally Ill Patient in an Acute Care Setting

Miami, FL US
June 21, 2019

The identification and treatment of the mentally ill in an acute care setting frequently presents significant challenges for the provider. Whether the question is to assess the risk to self or to others in an emergency department presentation or the capacity of a patient to make end-of-life decisions in a critical care unit, the provider is called to make decisions that involve not only clinical issues but also legal and ethical considerations. Unfortunately, our state ranks quite high in the prevalence of mental illness. This makes the presentation of a mentally ill patient to our care a frequent occurrence. 

Please join us as Dr. Rafael Rivas-Vazquez discusses different complex patient care situations and treatments for the psychologically compromised patient.
 

 

Target Audience

Physicians, Psychologists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Clinical Chaplains, Medical Students and other interested healthcare professionals.

 

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                                                                          Locations

 Live: Baptist Hospital - Auditorium
 Videoconference: Homestead Hospital - Mango and Pineapple Rooms
 Videoconference: Doctors Hospital - Valencia Side A
 Videoconference: Mariners Hospital - Executive Conference Room
 WebCast

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the diagnostic interface between medical conditions and psychiatric illness.
  • Utilize an ethical decision-making approach to determining competence.
  • Appropriately apply the voluntary and involuntary Baker Act criteria.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Psychology
  • 1.00 Florida Bureau of Radiation Control
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
05/10/2019
Course expires: 
08/30/2019
Event starts: 
06/21/2019 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
06/21/2019 - 1:00pm
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Baptist Hospital
8900 N. Kendall Dr
Auditorium
Miami, FL 33176
United States

                                                                  

Rafael Rivas-Vazquez, Psy.D.
Baptist Hospital of Miami
Private Practice, First Choice Neurology 
Miami, Florida
 
Disclosures are pending.

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 live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been approved for 1 credit hour, CE Broker Course #20-126977, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Board of Psychology (1 hour) and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.

This activity has also been approved for 1 credit for Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Occupational Therapists, Radiology Technologists, Social Workers and Clinical Chaplains. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.

 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Psychology
  • 1.00 Florida Bureau of Radiation Control
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
05/10/2019
Course expires: 
08/30/2019
 
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