Medical Ethics and Legal Medicine Western Caribbean Cruise 2018

LEGAL MEDICINE & MEDICAL ETHICS 14 Hours CME (2 Hours Ethics) CLE, Dental and Nursing Contact Hours 1.ETHICS & BIOETHICS 1 Hour ◦Bioethics, Professionalism, and Communication ◦Fetal Interests, Abortion and Stem Cell Research 2.REGULATION OF MEDICAL PRACTICE - Overview of Federal and State Laws 1 Hour ◦Licensing, Credentialing, Privileging and Impairment Issues ◦HIPAA, EMTALA, and Other Federal Mandates ◦Affordable Care Act and Accountable Care Organizations ◦Fraud...
Continuing Education, Inc

Palliative Care and Medical-Legal Issues at the End of Life Norwegian Escapes Cruise

Topics: 1. Dying in America 2. Breaking Bad News: And Then What? 3. Refusal of Treatment 4. Determination of Prognosis 5. Dying and the Patient With Decision-making Capacity 6. Care Options for Terminally Ill Adults 7. Capacity and Competency: An inter-professional approach; case-based discussion 8. When the Patient Cannot Speak 9. Pain Management at the End of Life 10. Laws Governing Futility: When Family Members Want It All 11. Management of Non-Pain Related Symptoms ...
Continuing Education, Inc

Negotiating and Mediating Health Care Disputes Ultimate Scandinavia-Russia Cruise

The purpose of this CME activity is to identify and discuss successful methods for mediating and negotiating disputes arising from the delivery of health care. Preliminary Objectives for Activity: At the conclusion of this CME activity, participants should be able to: 1.Identify different types of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) 2.Distinguish ADR strategies from traditional litigation 3.Explain interest-based negotiation 4.Explain principled negotiation 5.Distinguish betwee...
Continuing Education, Inc

The ACO Journey, Legal Environment, & Peer Review Risks

The formation of the Accountable Care Organization (ACO) fosters the concepts of providing quality, safe, financially secure care; as such fulfilling the ethical responsibility the AMA requires for practitioners. Discuss the MSSP proposed rule on assignments, data sharing, financial benchmarks for ACO’s. Reduce your risks during an ACO Peer Review by preparing an internal audit. Improve your performance by following the dimensions of quality, accountable care goals and the four domains of...
American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP)

“In the Crosshairs”: US Healthcare in the Era of ACA

Health care today expands beyond treating the patient. Practitioners, health plans, patients, and administrators are all seeking ways to measure care, find the value, and improve upon outcomes. This activity features dynamic content from the leaders of this transformative era, giving you the information you need to provide the best care possible to our population. Now is the time to gain an in-depth understanding of what is required to be a successful practitioner under the ACA. Protect yo...
American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP)

ICD-10 & Accountable Care- Financial and Legal Implications

Address the new financial and legal implications introduced by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and ICD-10. Expand your understanding of the legal responsibilities faced by ACOs working with CMS data, discover tools for ACO success, evaluate the financial implications of the ACA, review ICD-10, and recognize the importance of documentation Now is the time to gain an in-depth understanding of what is required to be a successful practitioner under the ACA. Protect your practice and improve the ...
American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP)

Medical Ethics and Legal Medicine Western Caribbean Cruise

LEGAL MEDICINE & MEDICAL ETHICS 14 Hours CME (2 Hours Ethics) CLE, Dental and CU Nursing Credits 1.WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION a.ABLM-UAS Seminar Program b.Welcome Cruise Seminar Attendees c.Glossary of Legal Medicine Terms 2.ETHICS & BIOETHICS - 1 Hour a.Medical Ethics Topics, Professionalism, and Communication b.Ethics and Bioethics c.Medscape Ethics Questionnaire 3.REGULATION OF MEDICAL PRACTICE – Overview of State and Federal Laws – 2 Hours a. Medical Education and ...
Continuing Education, Inc

Medical Ethics and Legal Medicine Alaskan Cruise

LAW & ETHICS: MEDICINE & TELEMEDICINE 14 Hours CME (2 Hours Ethics) CLE, Dental and CU Nursing Credits 1.ETHICAL ASPECTS OF MEDICINE & TELEMEDICINE - 1 Hour ◾Professionalism, Communication and Etiquette ◾Telemedicine in the 21st Century 2.REGULATION OF MEDICAL AND TELEMEDICINE PRACTICES – 2 Hours ◾Starting a Telemedicine Practice ◾Federal and State Laws & Regulations ◾Affordable Care Act and Accountable Care Organizations ◾State Licensing: Doctors without Borders (...
Continuing Education, Inc

Legal Court Interpreter - Spanish (Basic)

The Legal Court Interpreter – Spanish (Basic) course prepares aspiring bilinguals approach the career of legal interpretation equipped with fundamental skills and knowledge. Students are expected to be fully bilingual in both languages. The Basic course has been designed for those aspiring interpreters who are preparing to start their carrier in the field of legal interpretation. To achieve a necessary level of qualification to practice the profession, further training is highly recommende...
Bronx Community College

Legal Court Interpreter - Spanish (Advanced)

The Advanced (8-unit) English - Spanish Course for Court Interpreters provides in-depth training to legal interpreters. Students are expected to be fully bilingual in both languages. This course offers a comprehensive approach to theoretical and practical training for aspiring and working legal interpreters. It consists of six major components distributed among eight units.
Bronx Community College

Paralegal Career Prep Master

This course gives you a head start to becoming a paralegal professional. This courses allows you to apply concepts discussed in the textbook(s), and will assist you in your preparation for the paralegal examination, if you choose to become certified. You will become familiar with the legal system, specific areas of the law, and identify the role(s) you will play as a member of the legal team. You will explore the court system in depth, and become acquainted with the procedures for your stat...
Bronx Community College

Paralegal Career Prep III

In this section you will dive deeper into the legal system and the many different areas of the law a paralegal may choose to practice including: property law, family law, estates and elder law, immigration law, intellectual property and digital law, and bankruptcy law. You will explore the court system in depth, and become acquainted with the procedures for your state. At the end of this course you will be required to research your state requirements for the paralegal certification.
Bronx Community College

Paralegal Career Prep II

This course provides you with tools and tips to succeed as a paralegal. This course covers important topics, such as: investigation, legal research, ethical codes, interviewing, legal writing, office management, technology, fundamentals of legal documents, survival tips and much more.
Bronx Community College

Traps and Pitfalls in Drafting Real Estate LLC Agreements

Please join our expert panel as they explore the general tax considerations and common mistakes in drafting partnership or LLC agreements for real estate partnerships. Your most burning questions will be answered such as: Do I need that incoherent tax boilerplate and why? Should I liquidate with capital accounts? What is a tax distribution and when do I need one? Should I use target allocations?
American Bar Association

Transgender People and Family Law: Current Legal Challenges and Best Practices

This program discusses the legal challenges transgender people face in creating, expanding, and dissolving families, and how lawyers can help their clients navigate these challenges. For example, panelists will discuss how lawyers can help transgender people secure recognition and protection for their relationships. In addition, the speakers address what steps transgender people should take to protect their relationships with children brought into their families. Finally, the panelists provide...
American Bar Association

Thinking About Tax Malpractice

When tax practitioners think of who addresses substandard behavior by their colleagues they think of the IRS Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) and they are right to do so. OPR's mandate, funding and staffing have expanded greatly in recent years as part of an effort to hold those who work in the tax field to higher standards. But OPR, like state bar ethics committees, focuses on professional discipline. It is of no help to the client whose tax lawyer has mishandled the client's repre...
American Bar Association

The Virtual Office, Working Remotely, and Online Collaboration

As today's consumers become more accustomed to obtaining goods and services from online, virtual companies like Amazon and Netflix, it's not surprising that legal services are also now being delivered in a virtual way. For lawyers today, a practice grounded in a brick-and-mortar setting is not the only way to deliver client representation. This program will cover the brave, new world of virtual law practice: the tools necessary, the pros and cons, and how to do it well and effectively. Even if...
American Bar Association

The Paperless Office and Digital Workflows

We have all heard of the promises of the "paperless office," but since longstanding habits can be hard to break, many lawyers are unsure of how to make the paperless leap. As more courts and agencies move toward electronic-only document submission, lawyers must find ways to adapt to new paperless ways or be left behind. This program will answer those concerns by building a case for the efficiencies that can be gained by moving toward a paperless practice. You will learn the basics of creating ...
American Bar Association

The Nominee / Transferee / Alter-Ego Lien - What Can a Practitioner Do?

The IRS has recently increased this lien as a collection tool for those corporations that have a tax liability with very little assets left to pay the tax. It is imperative that every tax practitioner that practices either in the controversy area or collection area needs to understand how the IRS uses this lien and what they can do to minimize its effects.
American Bar Association

The Mobile Transformation: The Extraordinary Legal Implications of Billions of Mobile Devices

Mobile devices are the future (their numbers will soon exceed the people on the planet), and they are transforming our economy, culture, and legal system. Futurists predict that the transformation may be as large as the Industrial Revolution. Lawyers in all practice areas must address the unprecedented legal and policy issues raised by continually changing mobile technology. This panel highlights the ABA Section of Science & Technology Law’s findings resulting from its year-long exploration ...
American Bar Association

The Effective Presentation of Damages in Litigation

Learn to enhance your damages presentations by narrowing the differences between expert opinions and using team approaches with experts, clients, counsel and witnesses. This seminar will focus on: Threshold need determinations Expert-to-expert interactions Exclusion of experts Pre-hearing/trial use of experts The presentation will provide a unique comparison and contrast regarding the presentation of damages in various venues—trial litigation, traditional arbitration, internationa...
American Bar Association

The EEOC's Regulations Implementing the ADAAA: Expanding Coverage Under the Disability Definition

March 25, 2011, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued its final regulations implementing the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA), which was enacted on September 25, 2008 and became effective January 1, 2009. The Act made a number of significant changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act’s (ADA) “disability” definition, “reinstating a broad scope of protection under the ADA.” In keeping with this purpose, the EEOC states that “the d...
American Bar Association

The Big Data IP Problem: Big Issues for Big Data

Rapid advancements in technology have allowed for extensive quantities of information to be stored electronically. These mega-databases have made it possible to make increasingly accurate predictions based on analytic observations. The emergence of "big data" has both served the public interest and created new legal concerns regarding personal autonomy and privacy protection. Where all of an entity's information is compiled into one "electronic book", which is connected to various ancillary da...
American Bar Association

The Best Defense is a Good Offense: How to Proactively Prepare Your Witness for a Successful Deposition

Preparing your witness to be deposed is a critically important skill for any litigator. Nevertheless, many attorneys approach the preparation session as just a quick meeting to go over" the facts of the case and the mechanics of the deposition itself. Such a narrow view can lead to an unprepared, overwhelmed and nervous witness unnecessarily harming your client's interests. In reality, effective witness preparation requires that an attorney do much more than just provide a cursory overview of ...
American Bar Association

The Affordable Care Act and Health Care Fraud: The Beat Goes On

The recent publicity involving the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act ("ACA") was primarily focused on the "individual mandate" and the expansion of the Medicaid Program. The balance of the provisions of the ACA were also sustained by the Supreme Court's decision and many of them have already had a significant impact in criminal, civil and administrative enforcement of the health care fraud and abuse laws and obligations for healthcare organizat...
American Bar Association

The ABCs of Intellectual Property in Government Contracts

As part of its emphasis on reducing program lifecycle and reprocurement costs through increased competition, the federal government is ramping up its pursuit of intellectual property rights in items, components, and processes acquired under U.S. government contracts. Government contractors, on the other hand, have a significant competitive interest in protecting their intellectual property from disclosure to, or use by, their competitors or potential competitors. The Federal Acquisition Regula...
American Bar Association

Tech Tools: Understanding the Scheduling Experts' Technology

Tech Tools: Understanding the Scheduling Experts' Technology
American Bar Association

Tax Planning Workshop: Drop & Swap and Mixing Bowl Techniques

For partners looking to go their separate ways, getting the right assets to the right partners in tax-advantageous ways can be difficult. The use of the "drop and swap" and "mixing bowl" techniques for these purposes can require sophisticated tax planning. This program's panel explores the use of these techniques and the audit risk their use may raise.
American Bar Association

Tax Implications of Immigration Cases

Visa and green card holders in the US are subject to detention and deportation if they commit a crime of moral turpitude including the willful failure to file tax returns and/or pay taxes due and owing. The panelists discuss the process to release detained taxpayers, including whether to disclose employer information and how to balance enforcement of immigration laws with the need to ensure that outstanding tax liabilities are collected.
American Bar Association

Supreme Court: The Decisions Affecting ERISA Plans, Participants and Providers Podcast

Podcast and course material. Analysis of the Supreme Court decisions affecting ERISA plans, participants and providers, reflect on their impact on future litigation, discuss steps your clients should be taking in response to the decisions, and gaze into the crystal ball for next Term’s cases. • Time Limits For Filing Suit: Heimeshoff, Tibble & More • Employer Securities: Dudenhoefer and the Securities Cases of Troice & Halliburton • Essential Benefits: Now What After Hobby...
American Bar Association

Roadmap to Understanding What Employers and Plans Must Report to the IRS and Employees to Comply with the ACA

Speakers discuss the reporting requirements under Internal Revenue Code Sections 6055 and 6056. The reports are intended to help the IRS determine the extent to which individual taxpayers are responsible for paying a tax for failing to maintain health plan coverage for themselves and their tax dependents and which employers are responsible for paying an assessment for failing to offer health plan coverage to their full-time employees. The panel discusses what information must be reported, when...
American Bar Association

ResQNet & Beyond: Settlement-Related Discovery & Damages Evidence; Recent Cases & Apple v. Samsung

This program discusses the current state of the evolving doctrine on discovery and admittance of settlement-related evidence as proof of damages in patent litigation. ResQNet.com v. Lansa, Inc., a landmark Federal Circuit decision, produced conflicting changes in the standards used by district courts regarding the use of settlement agreements and related negotiations. Some courts held that settlement-related evidence is fair game, while others decided that Federal Rule of Evidence 408(a)'s lim...
American Bar Association

Report of the National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson

The ABA Section of Taxation is pleased to present a special 90-minute webinar featuring Nina E. Olson, IRS National Taxpayer Advocate, who will discuss the major findings and recommendations from the National Taxpayer Advocate's 2013 Annual Report to Congress. Ample time will be provided for Q & A. Nina E. Olson, the National Taxpayer Advocate, is the voice of the taxpayer before the IRS and Congress. She leads the Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS), an independent organization within the IRS, in...
American Bar Association

Public Access to Court Records Protecting Personal Sensitive Information

This mp3 audio download program addresses an important phenomenon of the digital age: the dissemination of sensitive personal information in "public" records. Courthouse records are open to the public because transparency and accountability are essential to our democratic system of government. But many of these records contain sensitive personal information, such as Social Security numbers, medical and financial data, and information about minor children. Data mining companies purchase court r...
American Bar Association

Protecting Identity and Encouraging Taxpayer Compliance - Can the IRS Do Both?

This mp3 audio download program will provide an overview of the Internal Revenue Service's current policy and approach to identity theft employment-related and refund-related and what that means for practitioners and taxpayers. The speakers are all experts in their fields and have many insights, but will be the first to tell you that there are still plenty of kinks that remain unresolved. The program will provide information that will be useful to all tax practitioners and immigration attorneys.
American Bar Association

Prosecution, Defense and Settlement of M&A Stockholder Litigation: A Solution in Search of a Problem

Prosecution, Defense and Settlement of M&A Stockholder Litigation: A Solution in Search of a Problem
American Bar Association

Practical Guide to Employee Benefit Plan Reporting and Disclosure Requirements under the ACA, HIPAA, ERISA and the Code Podcast

Podcast and course material. Employers, plan administrators and others are subject to dozens of reporting and disclosure requirements relating to their employee benefit plans – from automatic enrollment notices to W-2s – many of which carry stiff penalties. The ACA will require them to make new disclosures and revise their existing disclosures – in SPDs, COBRA notices and elsewhere – to reflect changes in benefits and eligibility, the availability of coverage on Exchanges, etc. ...
American Bar Association

Post-Windsor Decision Health, Welfare, and Retirement Plans Guidance from Treasury and IRS

Post-Windsor Decision Health, Welfare, and Retirement Plans Guidance from Treasury and IRS More Information
American Bar Association

Overview of the Future of Law

Today's attorneys clearly understand that technology has revolutionized the way lawyers practice law. Even lawyers who graduated from law school just a decade ago have seen the technology they use change in many ways. Technology changes clients' expectations and the way lawyers market their services. Of equally great significance is the changing attitude of clients, particularly corporate clients. This first session of the series will give attendees a comprehensive overview of both the latest ...
American Bar Association

Our Lips Are Sealed...or Are They? The Black, the White, and Shades of Grey in Model Rule 1.6

Model Rule 1.6 sets forth one of the basic principles of legal representation: you have to keep your client's confidences confidential. Using hypothetical situations, our panel of experts will help you understand the rules about what you must keep secret, what you can reveal and what do if: The duty creates a conflict with another client Your client uses your advice to break the law You’re accused of conspiring with your client to commit a fraud Your new client tells you that he or she...
American Bar Association

Ocean Zoning, Marine Spatial Planning, and Recent Developments in Coastal Zone Management

While ocean zoning is a new and emerging area of coastal zone management law, three states have already adopted ocean zoning plans, in each case with the primary purpose of facilitating offshore alternative energy development, such as wind energy and wave energy. A number of other states are considering similar measures. At the federal level, the Obama administration has recently adopted a National Ocean Policy and is in the process of implementing regional planning councils to, inter alia, en...
American Bar Association

Navigating the Exempt Organization Process

The download and on-demand online course for this title will be available for ABA Value Pass subscribers. View product description, sponsors, and faculty
American Bar Association

Navigating Ethical Quandaries in the Social Media Age

Social media has given lawyers powerful new tools to make them known to prospective clients and the public at large, but not without some risk of running afoul of the Rules of Professional Conduct. This program will explore what those ethical risks are, how they can arise, and what lawyers can and should do to avoid them.
American Bar Association

Lessons from Madoff: Ideas and Practices for Plan Fiduciaries to Limit Exposure to Financial Fraud MP3

Lessons from Madoff: Ideas and Practices for Plan Fiduciaries to Limit Exposure to Financial Fraud MP3
American Bar Association

Lawyering Lessons from Watergate

Three participants in the Watergate investigation of 40 years ago William Ruckelshaus, Egil Krogh, and Richard Davis -- share their perspectives on the ethical and practical lines between a lawyer's duty to the client, and the duty to the rule of law. One focus will be the Saturday Night Massacre", when a President of the United States ordered his Attorney General to fire the Watergate Special Prosecutor. Another focus will be the ABA's role in these events as they unfolded in 1973. Join the S...
American Bar Association

Hot Topics for Church Plans: What You Needed to Know Yesterday! - Podcast

Audio Podcast and course material (will be available for download 48 hours following the live webinar). A review of both Church plan fundamental and unique issues, as well as the latest breaking litigation issues involving Church plans and Church sponsors. Appropriate for practitioners addressing Church plans on a periodic basis to those involved on a regular basis.
American Bar Association

Director's & Officer's Strategies for Turbulent Times: Carriers, Coverages & Costs for Companies in Transition Audio Download

During the 9/28/10 TIPs Teleconference experience experts with practical experience in managing management liability issues during corporate transition discussed lessons learned and best practices for avoiding potential pitfalls and providing your clients with the cost effective alternatives in the current marketplace.
American Bar Association

Direct and Cross-Examination in a Family Law Trial

Expert faculty members from the ABA Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute provide an overview of the art of direct and cross-examination of various types of witnesses that are frequently family law trial witnesses, including the client, the opposing party, potential experts, and lay fact witnesses. The discussion in this downloadable audio program included effective use of witnesses and trial tips to present your case under time management constraints. This is a small portion of the instruction ...
American Bar Association

Attorney's Fees in Disability Rights Cases: Doing Well by Doing Good

Handling cases involving disability rights are not only the right thing to do, but attorneys can be compensated for their advocacy by pursuing attorney’s fees for their clients' representation. This webinar will explore the sources of law for attorney’s fees; the standard of review for attorney’s fee petitions; how to ask for attorney’s fees; how to develop counter arguments to opposition of your attorney’s fee request; and how to handle discovery in the attorney’s fee pr...
American Bar Association

IP and the Comic Book Superhero

This superprogram explores several current IP topics through the lens of superheroes and comic books. Specific topics include: How Batman's public use of Wayne Enterprises technology may affects its patent strategy (including discussion of the America Invents Act) How Superman can protect his costume, likeness, brand, and chest symbol from his evil twin Bizarro through copyright, trademark, and other IP strategies (including discussion of the proposed Innovative Design Protection Act of 2012...
American Bar Association

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