University of Miami and Florida Bioethics Network

Contact: ABezanil@med.miami.edu

2019 Florida Ethics: Debates, Decisions, Solutions

Date: April 12, 2019
Time: 9:00am EST – 3:00pm EST

Approval Statement: 2019 Florida Bioethics: Debates, Decisions, Solutions Conference is approved for 5 CE by the Patient Advocate Certification Board to satisfy the requirements for Board Certified Patient Advocates (BCPA). Approval code 18007

Approval active from: April 12, 2019-April 11, 2020 (Expiration date)

Approved Program Content:

Session One, 9–10 a.m. | Football Ethics

  • Lee Kaplan, MD, Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
  • Stephen E. Olvey, MD, (moderator), Associate Professor of clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine; and Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy
  • William Thompson, MD, Florida State University, Tallahassee
  • Kevin R. Vincent, MD, PhD, FACSM, Medical Operations Director, Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville

 

Sessions Two and Three, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. | Expanding Patient Access to Health Records

  • Jeffrey P. Brosco, MD, PhD, Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine; Associate Director, Mailman Center for Child Development; Director, Population Health Ethics, Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy
  • Kenneth W. Goodman, PhD, (Moderator), UM Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy Stephen F. O’Neill, LICSW, BCD, JD, Behavioral Health Specialist, OpenNotes; Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; and Center for Bioethics, Harvard Medical School, Boston

 

Session Four, 1–2 p.m. | POLST: End-of-Life Advocacy and Public Policy

  • Stuart J. Bagatell, MD FACP, Chair, Ethics Committee, and Physician Champion for Implementation of POLST, JFK Medical Center, West Palm Beach
  • Laurel Clark, MA, MSN-Ed, RN, (Moderator), Bioethics Program Manager, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston
  • Leonard Hock, DO, MACOI, CMD, FAAHPM, HMDC, Chief Medical Officer, Trustbridge Hospice, Palliative Care and Home Care, West Palm Beach

 

Session Five, 2– 3 p.m. | Educating the Modern Hospital Ethics Committee

  • Rose M. Allen, DNP, MSM/HM, RN, CHPN, Director, Bioethics Program, Baptist Health South Florida, Miami
  • Marin Gillis, PhD, LPh, (moderator), Professor & Chief Division of Ethics, Humanities, and the Arts, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University, Miami
  • Glenn R. Singer, MD, FACP, FCCP, FAASM, Chair, Bioethics Committee, Broward General Medical Center, Fort Lauderdale
  • Alissa Swota, PhD, Wolfson Children’s Hospital/Baptist Health System, Jacksonville

 

BCPA Competencies:

  • Patient Care that is compassionate, appropriate, and effective for the treatment of health problems and the promotion of health.
  • Medical Knowledge about established and evolving biomedical, clinical, and cognate (e.g., epidemiological and social –behavioral) sciences and the application of this knowledge to patient care.
  • Practice-Based Learning and Improvement that involves investigation and evaluation of their own patient care, appraisal and assimilation of scientific evidence, and improvements in patient care.
  • Interpersonal and Communication Skills that result in effective information exchange and teaming with patients, their families, and other health professionals.
  • Professionalism, as manifested through a commitment to carrying out professional responsibilities, adherence to ethical principles, and sensitivity to a diverse patient population.

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