Cancellation Policy for Course
30-days-None; 7-29 days-50%; 7 days or less-100%
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Michael L. Brooks, MD, JD, FCLM , Director of Neuroradiology, Mercy Diagnostic Imaging ; Director of Quality Assurance, Department of Radiology, Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital; Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology, Drexel University, College of Medicine ; Full time practice of Neuroradiology, Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, Darby, PA and Mercy Philadelphia Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Dr. Brooks is a neuroradiologist practicing in Philadelphia. Dr. Brooks is a graduate of Hahnemann Medical College (now Drexel University College of Medicine) who completed a
Diagnostic Radiology residency at Mercy Catholic Medical Center, in Darby, PA. Following residency, he completed a Neuroradiology fellowship at the Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women's Hospital and worked as an Instructor at Harvard Medical School and Staff Neuroradiologist at Brigham and Women's Hospital before returning to Philadelphia in 1988. From 1988 to 1998, Dr Brooks was Associate Director of the Graduate Hospital Imaging Center and Neuroradiologist for The Graduate Hospital in Philadelphia. Since 1998 Dr. Brooks has been the Director of Neuroradiology for Mercy Medical Imaging,now Mercy Diagnostic Imaging, where he is involved on a daily basis teaching Radiology and Neurosurgery residents and medical students at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital and Mercy Hospital of Philadelphia. In 2006, Dr. Brooks received his JD from the Temple University, Beasley School of Law and
was admitted to the Bar in Pennsylvania in 2007. In 2007, Dr. Brooks was voted one of the “Top Doctors” in Radiology on the main line in Main Line Today magazine.
Dr. Brooks has been providing expert witness reviews for plaintiff and defense law firms and insurance
companies in PA, NJ, and DE since 1995. He also regularly lectures to attorneys and insurance professionals on the topics of spine and brain imaging. Dr. Brooks has provided both substantive and
ethics CLE lectures to attorneys in PA and lectured at the Temple University, Beasley School of Law on expert witness ethics and testimony and understanding and overcoming bias in testimony.
MEDICAL ETHICS & BIOETHICS
1. Bioethics, Professionalism, and Communication
2. Fetal Interests, Abortion and Stem Cell Research
3. End of Life Decisions, Aid in Dying & Assisted Suicide
REGULATION OF MEDICAL PRACTICE
1. HIPAA, EMTALA, and Other Federal Mandates 2. Licensing, Credentialing, Privileging and Impairment Issues
3. Fraud and Abuse AND Criminal Negligence
This Live activity, Medical Ethics and Legal Medicine Cruise Conference, with a beginning date of June 22, 2012, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 14.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
LAW OF HOSPITALS, NURSES AND MANAGED CARE ORGANIZATIONS
1. Hospital and Nursing Liability
2. Liability of MCOs
MEDICAL LIABILITY & MALPRACTICE MOCK TRIAL
1. Medical Negligence: Causes, Prevention and Defenses
2. Medical Records and Spoliation of Evidence
3. Capacity, Competency, Informed Consent and Informed Refusal
4. Expert Medical Testimony
5. MOCK TRIAL: Liability in Selected Specialties
14 CLE Credits have been applied for with the Florida Bar
AMERICAN LAW & JUDICIAL PROCESS
Conference Sessions generally take place on days at sea (as itinerary allows), giving you plenty of time to enjoy your meals, evenings and ports of call with your companion, family and friends.
Accreditation: Continuing Education, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation: Continuing Education, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditstm. Each physician should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Continuing Education, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
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