In a brief filed with the Texas Supreme Court, TMA argues the plain meaning of the Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Act doesn't include diagnosis. "The common, ordinary meaning of the words used in the statute and the accepted definition of diagnosis do not provide authority for marriage and family therapists to diagnose mental disorders or for MFT board to adopt a rule authorizing them to do so," TMA's brief states.
April 29-30, Dallas
Registration is now open for our annual meeting, this year in Dallas at the Hilton Anatole. We have it all: the TMA House of Delegates, CME classes, the great Expo Hall, social events, and great camaraderie. Join us!
EMTALA: Legal and Ethical Duties of Physicians in EDs
This publication uses a combination of legal sources and ethics opinions to provide an overview of state and federal patient transfer laws and EMTALA. Additionally, physician readers will gain insight into the most common on-call questions and myths.
Employment Contracts for PhysiciansAre you a physician thinking about accepting an employment relationship? Whether you are just starting your practice or making a career-changing move, discover in detail how to evaluate contractual arrangements so you can achieve and protect your best interest. Updated December 2015.
Frontiers in Type 2 Diabetes: The Role of Nutrition in HealthThis course is designed to increase physicians’ knowledge about nutrition and provide tools to help them counsel and educate patients about the critical role that nutrition plays in preventing and managing type 2 diabetes.