Conversations in Ethics: The Ethical Challenges of Caring for a Prisoner Patient

August 11, 2021

Delivering healthcare to persons involved in the criminal justice system has unique challenges and ethical dilemmas.  Please join us as Dr. John May and Dr. Marlene Hernandez discuss the ethical framework of providing healthcare to persons in jails and incarcerated individuals in the acute care setting.

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Target Audience

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

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the application of medical ethics in jails and prisons. 
  • Discuss the rights of justice-involved patients in medical and surrogate decision making.
  • Utilize evidence-based and legally supported guidelines for the care of incarcerated individuals in the acute care setting.
     
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
Course opens: 
07/01/2021
Course expires: 
10/22/2021
Event starts: 
08/11/2021 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
08/11/2021 - 1:00pm
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Live Webinar
FL
United States

Marlene Hernandez, M.D., CCHP
Regional Medical Director, Florida Department of Corrections, Florida Region 4
Miami, Florida

John P. May, M.D., FACP
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Nova Southeastern University College of Medicine 
Chief Medical Officer, Centurion Managed Care, LLC
President of the Board and Medical Director, Health Through Walls
Miami, Florida

Due to the nonclinical nature of the content discussed, the speaker has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. 

This CME activity will not cover content that would involve products or services of commercial interests. Therefore, no opportunity exists for a conflict of interest based on the financial relationships of faculty and those persons in control of content. Since these relationships are not relevant, no disclosure information was collected.
 

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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 and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.

This activity has also been approved for 1 credit for Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Clinical Chaplain and Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.

Available Credit

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