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The Florida Board of Medicine Part I: An Introduction …
(5 days ago) medicine and form the basis of the prosecutorial action by the Department of Health. As such, it is not a com-plete review of Florida Statutes, rather it is a selection representative of cases commonly brought before the Board of Medicine. The third part presents examples of some of the actual violations brought before the Board of Medicine.
Standards for Prescribing Controlled Substances: …
(Just Now) HELPING PHYSICIANS PRACTICE MEDICINE • Immediately refer patients with signs or symptoms of substance abuse to a board-certified pain management physician, an addiction medicine specialist, or a mental health addiction facility, unless the prescribing physician is board-certified or board eligible in pain management.
The Florida Board of Medicine Part II: Common Disciplinary
(6 days ago) directly relate to the practice of medicine. Spending a few minutes online reviewing these would be an eye-opening experience for most practitioners. Present-ed below are selected provisions from Sections 458.331 and 456.072, Florida Statutes, which provide the grounds for discipline.1 Practicing Below the Standard of Care/ Medical Malpractice
PRESCRIBING LAWS AND RULES FOR FLORIDA LICENSED …
(2 days ago) §893.049(1)(d), (e),f.s.(d) each prescription writtenby a practitioner in this statefor a controlledsubstance listed in schedule ii, schedule iii, or schedule iv must include a writtenand a numerical notation of the quantity of the controlled substance prescribed and a notation of the datein numerical, month/day/year format, or with the abbreviated month writtenout, or the …
Medical Cannabis Update
(5 days ago) the Board of Osteopathic Medicine. There is no exception provided. Until the Board creates and adopts the form via rulemaking, physicians will not be able to certify any patients for medical marijuana usage. Whether this was the Legisla-ture’s intent, or …
CME Requirements for Relicensure
(6 days ago) CME Requirements for. Relicensure. The Florida Department of Health in conjunction with the Board of Medicine and the Board of Osteopathic Medicine sets the CME requirements for physician licensure in Florida. Each Board specifies a certain number of hours, including a few mandatory topics, that must be completed within each two year license term.
Overview of Florida’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program
(8 days ago) Florida College of Medicine [email protected] Chris Delcher, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Health Outcomes and Policy, University of Florida College of Medicine [email protected] Yanning Wang, MS, Statistical Research Coordinator, Department of Health Outcomes and Policy, University of Florida College of Medicine [email protected]
Laws and Rules for Healthcare Professionals
(8 days ago) FLORIDA BOARD OF MEDICINE Laws and Rules for Healthcare Professionals Onelia G. Lage, M.D. Professor . Vice Chair of Education. Dept. of Humanities, Health and Society. FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. Florida Board of Medicine Member 2005-2015, Chair 2010
Florida’s New Law on Controlled Substance Prescribing
(3 days ago) The FMA expects the guidelines from the Board of Medicine and Board of Osteopathic Medicine to be adopted sometime after the July 1 effective date of the legislation. The FMA will work to ensure that the guidelines are reasonable, will make all drafts available to our members, and will issue a notification once the guidelines are adopted.
CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION (CME) ACCREDITATION
(8 days ago) 1. All the recommendations involving clinical medicine in a CME activity must be based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indications and contraindications in the care of patients. 2. All scientific research referred to, reported or used in CME in support or justification of a
Florida Laws, Rules and Hector Vila Jr,MD Ethics for
(5 days ago) Disclaimer • No financial relationship related to the content of this presentation • Board of Medicine final decisions can only be made at a properly noticed meeting. • This presentation and my commentary are not to be construed as specific legal advice • Always consult a qualified administrative health care attorney for specific legal advice
Information on Nonopioid Alternatives for the Treatment of
(8 days ago) an injection of an anesthetic medicine or steroid around nerves, tendons, joints or muscles; spinal cord stimulation; insertion of a drug delivery system; or a procedure to stop a nerve from working for a long period of time. Non-opioid anesthesia. Non-opioid anesthesia refers to the anesthetic
STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH BOARD OF …
(4 days ago) Board of Medicine for a Final Order setting forth a declaratory statement on the facts and law presented herein: 1. Petitioner FMA is a professional association dedicated to the service and assistance of Doctors of Medicine and Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine in Florida, located at 1430 Piedmont Dr. E., Tallahassee, FL 32308.
(Just Now) Medical Marijuana in Florida. The FMA offers a variety of CME courses to support physicians seeking factual, balanced information about the usage of medical marijuana in the State of Florida. The following CME courses are offered through the FMA’s online CME catalog. Any physician licensed in Florida may complete these courses.
Finding the Why, Changing the How: Improving the Mental
(9 days ago) 1194 Academic Medicine, Vol. 91, No. 9 / September 2016 Commentary Editor’s Note: This is a Commentary on Mata DA, Ramos MA, Kim MM, Guille C, Sen S. In their own words: An analysis of the experiences of medical interns participating in a prospective cohort study of depression. Acad Med. 2016;91:1244–1250. R ecognition of a crisis in graduate
STATE OF FLORIDA BOARD OF MEDICINE IN RE: PETITION …
(6 days ago) This matter came before the Board of Medicine (hereinafter the Board) on August 7, 2020, via a telephonic conference call meeting, for consideration of the above-referenced Petition for Declaratory Statement. The Petitioners were represented by Jeffery M. Scott, Esquire, Mary Thomas, Esquire, and Christopher Nuland, Esquire.
Analysis of Florida’s New Law Regarding Pelvic Examinations
(8 days ago) of organized medicine. The final version of SB 698 is a poorly drafted piece of legisla-tion that presents a whole set of unanswered questions while straying far from the original intent of SB 1470. On the surface, the bill appears straightforward: A physician has to obtain a patient’s written consent prior to performing a pelvic examina-tion.
FMA PAC Exec Comm
(4 days ago) Internal Medicine. Fort Lauderdale. 1000 Club Chair FMA Past President. Michael Louis Patete, MD. Otolaryngology. Venice. FMA PAC: A Powerful Voice at the Capitol. FMA PAC President, Douglas Murphy, M.D. presented the FMA Legislator of the Year Award to Senator Gayle Harrell at the 2019 Good Government Lunch.
Non-Opioid Alternatives: What Florida’s New Law Requires
(9 days ago) guidance from the Florida Board of Medicine on this issue and will issue a follow-up to this article once the Board responds. The provisions of HB 451 took effect on July 1, 2019. Click here for access to the Department of Health’s finalized pam-phlet. If …
Opioid Live CME Speakers
(2 days ago) Gary Reisfield, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Divisions of Addiction and Forensic Psychiatry, UF College of Medicine Ed Tellechea, Esq., Chief Assistant Attorney General and Legal Counsel, Florida Board of Medicine
2020 FMA LEGISLATIVE REPORT
(7 days ago) Board of Medicine have enacted laws and rules that provide for the reproduction of medical records within a reasonable time. This bill was the wrong solution to a problem that does not exist. HB 1147 passed through the House and SB 1882 was not heard in the Senate. Hospital and Provider Mergers (HB 711, Rep. Burton/SB 758, Sen. Albritton)
(3 days ago) Through sessions with nationally recognized experts and University of Florida Leadership Development Institute personnel, participants develop core skills physicians need to excel as leaders within medical staffs, group and corporate practices, organized medicine, and …
Board approves final order on FMA petition to clarify
(8 days ago) Osteopathic Medicine reached similar conclusions when presented with the same questions. Identical to the allopathic process, a final order on the petition will have to be drafted and acted upon by the Board of Osteopathic Medicine at its November meeting. As a reminder, under Florida law, a petition for declaratory
HB 21: Florida’s New Law on Controlled Substance Prescribing
(2 days ago) If you have a Florida license to practice medicine, and you are registered with the Drug Enforcement Administration to prescribe controlled substances, you must complete the mandatory 2-hour controlled substance prescribing course prior to January 31, 2019. *This is a summary of the provisions of HB 21, provided for convenience purposes only.
FMA PAC Exec Comm
(2 days ago) Internal Medicine. Fort Lauderdale. 1000 Club Chair FMA Past President. Michael Louis Patete, MD. Otolaryngology. Venice. FMA PAC: A Powerful Voice at the Capitol. FMA PAC President, Douglas Murphy, M.D. presented the FMA Legislator of the Year Award to Senator Gayle Harrell at the 2019 Good Government Lunch.
Poster Symposium Info
(6 days ago) UCF College of Medicine. Development of Novel Protocol for Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Craniofacial Skeleton in Patients Using Advanced MRI Techniques. Genevieve Palmer, BS. Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. Defining the Low-Risk Values for Epicardial Fat Volume as a Marker of Cardiovascular Disease Risk.
It’s a good question. How does the FMA help you practice
(5 days ago) positive outcome for medicine. Years of work on a single issue often culminates with a 60-day battle to protect physicians and patients from harmful legislation – meaning any bill that would hurt Florida-licensed physicians if passed and signed into law. Below are eight bad bills the FMA defeated this year to help you practice medicine. 1.