Conversations in Ethics: Marchman Act vs. Baker Act
Did you know an addict adversely impacts the seven people closest to them? Addiction is referred to as a family disease for good reason, and most families are at wits’ end before they even reach out for help. William McHale will explain from his extensive experience how to utilize the Marchman Act for substances abuse and the Baker Act for mental illness, how they differ and how they can help when there seems to be no hope.
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Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Social Workers, Respiratory Therapists, Clinical Chaplains, Medical Students, and other interested healthcare professionals.
- Describe the vital roles and critical differences of the Baker and Marchman Acts.
- Identify how and when the Baker and Marchman Acts are used.
- Recommend a path families can pursue to utilize the Baker or Marchman Act.
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Due to the nonclinical nature of the content discussed, the speaker has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
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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, Clinical Chaplain, Respiratory Care (personal growth) and Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.
- 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 Respiratory Therapy
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