You are a physician because you want to help, care for, and heal people. You probably went into practice expecting to spend your day with patients; it is what you trained years to do. But in reality, there’s a whole business side to medicine that comes with a lot of rules and regulations. One slip-up on an audit, security breach, or business deal, and you can lose everything. Play this webinar and get tips and guidance from a veteran health care attorney on common business decisions that can lead to trouble.1.25 AMA PRA Cat. 1 • 1.25 ETHICS
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More women than men are now enrolled in Texas medical schools; however, throughout their careers, women may find it difficult to get a fair salary or raises. Enabling women to pay for their student loans and to support themselves and their families begins with addressing pay disparity and gender biases in the workplace. This course includes the tools you need to be strategic in preparing for the dilemmas women face in medicine. 1 AMA PRA Cat. 1 • 1 ETHICS
Materials in this handbook provide guidance for many emergency situations commonplace in Texas. These guidelines can help the practice identify key emergencies, know what to do in an emergency situation, and plan for the safety of your team. The handbook provides tips on how to train your staff and help develop strategies for resuming functions after an emergency occurs. 1.75 AMA PRA Cat. 1 • 1.75 ETHICS
This course is designed to increase knowledge about nutrition and provide tools to help you counsel and educate your patients about the critical role that nutrition plays in type 2 diabetes prevention and management. The course provides research-based information to help physicians and health care providers manage patients with type 2 diabetes.1 AMA PRA Cat. 1 • ETHICS
How do you create a culture of professionalism? Learn how to identify and assess patterns of disrespectful behavior in your health care team. Incorporating a professional responsibility model of ethics in medicine will help guide medical students, residents, and physicians. 1 AMA PRA Cat. 1 • 1 ETHICS
With HIV transmission on the rise, routine testing is so important. The good news? Many insurance plans cover one preventive screening each year.1 AMA PRA Cat. 1 • 1 ETHICS
A new law, Senate Bill 11 passed by the 85th Texas Legislature, provides a framework that regulates in-facility DNR orders. But the bill’s language leaves some issues murky; physicians who treat end-of-life patients in a hospital must take note of the law’s host of criteria for what else can constitute a valid DNR. 1 AMA PRA Cat. 1 • 1 ETHICS
This course was designed to assist physicians, residents, and medical students who are seeking a course to enhance their patient safety skills. Seven learning modules address critical issues in patient safety along with suggested practices to reduce the incidence of errors. 2 AMA PRA Cat. 1 • 2 ETHICS
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Physicians are required to complete 48 credits of continuing medical education every 24 months to maintain the Texas medical license. The credits may be earned in formal and informal CME activities of which two credits in formal CME must be designated for ethics and/or professional responsibility content.
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