Conversations in Ethics: Guardianship: Laws, Responsibilities, and Ethical Challenges

May 19, 2021

Guardianship is a function delegated by a court that confers on the guardian the responsibility to achieve stability and improve the life of a vulnerable adult. A guardian owes the person under the guardianship the highest allegiance, and the guardian must operate in an open and ethical manner. Please join us in learning more about guardianship from our panel of experts.

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Target Audience

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

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the ethical principles followed by the guardian.
  • Explain the step-by-step process of how guardians make responsible decisions.
  • Apply knowledge of statutory provisions that regulate guardianship decisions to coordinate optimum medical care for patients represented by guardians.
     
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 2.00 Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors
  • 2.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 2.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 2.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 2.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 2.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
Course opens: 
04/20/2021
Course expires: 
06/26/2021
Event starts: 
05/19/2021 - 6:00pm
Event ends: 
05/19/2021 - 8:00pm
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Live Webinar
FL
United States

Mitchell A. Horwich, Esquire
Law Offices of Mitchell A. Horwich, P.A.
Coral Gables, Florida 

Gabriel Parra
Chief Executive Officer
The Arc of South Florida
Miami, Florida


Due to the nonclinical nature of the content discussed, the speakers 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.
 

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 and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.

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

Available Credit

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