Today's educated professionals function in a maze of different educational and training requirements, which vary from state to state and from profession to profession. Nowhere than in health care is this more evident where multidisciplinary health care practitioners work together towards a common goal for the patient.
What is a profession? What areas of work require the unique professional education, training, and experience that becomes mandated by the state? What work requires professional judgment and skill so as to be regulated by the government through mandatory laws applicable to an individual person practicing his or her chosen profession?
State laws are enacted for the protection of the public by legislatures in all the fifty states. A list of individual professions and their applicable statues and administrative regulations takes up entire volumes of lawbooks.
These state laws impose significant regulation on these professionals, and often in very different ways found in many aspects of state regulation, from the educational process, the examination requirements, the state licensure applications, and the legal standards and rules of each unique profession.
Explore how state licensure boards are created and function at the state level. While most such state agencies have common, core functions and operations, there are many differences - and some requirements that are truly the opposite from profession to profession.
Review the common requirements the state imposes on the health care provider. Know the basics of professional education and licensure. Understand the difference between legally binding laws and mere codes of ethics, which are aspirational and do not form the basis for legal action.
Find out how to understand and navigate the challenges presented from differing and conflicting state laws governing the many health care professions. Know where key requirements exist that are common to many professions.
This program offers an objective, thorough review of the common basics of state regulation of the professional.
Learn to identify and apply these differing and conflicting rules with respect to the specific health care practitioner as an overview is conducted of administrative law in the context of health care regulation for individual practitioners. Review the common requirements the state imposes on the health care provider in terms of education, examination, application, and practice regulation. Know the basics of professional education and licensure.
Mark R. Brengelman, Attorney at Law, brings over twenty years' experience in administrative and regulatory law, including seventeen years as Assistant Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, to this overview of administrative law in professional licensing actions. Having worked with over a dozen professional regulatory licensure boards, and having prosecuted hundreds of professional disciplinary actions against a variety of health care practitioners, Mark brings a unique perspective to this presentation.
Why should you attend: Identifying and understanding different professional practices is a daunting task in today's multidisciplinary health care environment. It brings together a number of diverse professionals working in a common setting such as a doctor's office or health care clinic. Yet state laws vary from profession to profession and from state to state. While these laws are enacted for the protection of the public, they impose significantly different regulation on these professionals, and often in very different ways.
Find out how to understand and navigate the different professions which require specific education, training, and experience. This presentation looks at this body of practice as presented from differing and conflicting state laws governing the many health care professions. Answer confusion with a fundamental, insightful examination of licensure by the state versus certification of the individual by a private organization, which is not the government.
Erase uncertainty in this program by knowing the state's power to regulate a given profession and by reviewing the basics of professional regulatory law.
This program offers an objective, thorough review of the basics of state regulation of a given profession, with an emphasis on the individual health care practitioner. Once completed, the successful knowledge gained during this seminar will empower one's broad overview of the professions in the United States.
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