Originally recorded on July 16, 2015.
The Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act, EMTALA, governs virtually every aspect of hospital-based emergency services. Failure to comply with the law subjects the hospital to costly government investigations, extremely adverse public relations, and potential huge civil liability lawsuits. It is critical that hospital administrators, compliance officers, risk managers, and the hospital’s medical staff have a strong working knowledge of EMTALA. This presentation will provide the participants the information and the tools they need to understand the issues and to implement policies and procedures at their hospital to ensure compliance with this all-encompassing law.
As a result of this presentation, participants will be able to:
Coverys is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Coverys is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Participants must complete an online posttest to receive continuing education credits.
Coverys designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This nursing education activity offers 1.2 contact hours per session.
The estimated time of completion for this activity is 60 minutes. Credits will be available through July 15, 2017.
This conference will present an intermediate level of information. It is intended for participants who have at least one year of experience with this topic.This webinar is applicable for physicians, nurses, risk managers, quality managers, performance improvement staff, legal counsel, physician leaders such as department chairs, med-staff officers, chief medical officers, and other interested parties that work in healthcare facilities.
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