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Medical Ethics & Legal Medicine

Celebrity Cruises' Infinity

7-Night Alaskan Cruise Conference
from Seattle, Washington
June 22 - 29, 2012

BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.

14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
14 AAFP Prescribed Hours
14 Contact Hours

Course Fees:
Physicians, Attorneys, Dentists, Psychologists - $695
Other Professionals - $450

Cancellation Policy for Course
30-days-None; 7-29 days-50%; 7 days or less-100%

IMPORTANT NOTE: All conferees, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the CME meeting group through Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea® at 800-422-0711 or by registering online. This ensures our company can provide conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Thank you for your cooperation.
Faculty
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.

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Target Audience
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Attorneys
Program Purpose / Objectives
Seminar on MEDICAL ETHICS AND LEGAL MEDICINE
AMERICAN LAW & JUDICIAL PROCESS
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
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

Accredited Continuing Medical Education 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.

ANCC Accredited Continuing Nursing Education Continuing Education, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by Continuing Education, Inc/University at Sea or ANCC of any commercial products displayed or used with an activity.

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Cruise Itinerary
DATE
PORT OF CALL
ARRIVE
DEPART
Fri Jun 22
Seattle, Washington
-
4:00pm
Sat Jun 23
At Sea Cruising
-
-
Sun Jun 24
Ketchikan, Alaska
7:00am
4:00pm
Mon Jun 25
Tracy Arm Fjord/Sawyer Glacier
Lectures 9:00am - 12noon
6:00am
10:00am
Mon Jun 25
Juneau, Alaska
2:30pm
10:00pm
Tue Jun 26
Skagway, Alaska
7:00am
6:00pm
Tue Jun 26
Cruising Alaska Inside Passage
6:30pm
10:30pm
Wed Jun 27
At Sea Cruising
Lectures 9:00am-12noon, 1:00pm-5:00pm
-
-
Thu Jun 28
Evening in Victoria, British Columbia
Lectures 8:00am - 12noon
6:00pm
11:59pm
Fri Jun 29
Seattle, Washington
7:00am
-

EXCLUSIVE SHORE EXCURSIONS
Please note that our shore excursions are operated separately and independently of those offered by the cruise line.