The Health Law Section of the Florida Bar offers Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Courses in-person and as webinars that cover a wide range of health law topics. The duration of each CLE course ranges from 1-hour to 8-hours. Depending on the course level, prices typically vary between $35 – $535.

All CLEs that are offered on this website offer Florida Bar approved CLE credits. Below are some upcoming webinars and in-person CLEs that you still have time to register for.

Quick Guide to Stark Law Issues in Routine Health Law Practice

Credits: 1 CLE; 1 Health Law
This talk aims to offer concise suggestions for dealing with common Stark Law quandaries, such as handling expired physician service agreements, unsigned medical office leases, and contracts that need amendment two months into their term.

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Business Divorce for Doctors

Credits: 1 CLE; 1 Health Law
Breaking up is hard to do, but even more challenging when your client is a licensed medical professional. During this presentation we will discuss the challenges of separating medical practices and what practitioners can do to help clients avoid common pitfalls.

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Representing the Physician 2022

Credits: 8 CLE; 1 Ethics; 8 Health Law
This day-long course will offer a diverse range of speakers versed in specialty areas within the practice of health care law.

Advanced Health Law Topics & Certification Review 2022

Credits: 18 CLE; 1 Ethics; 18 Health Law; 4.5 State & Federal Government & Administrative Practice; 1 Tax

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Online Seminar (On-Demand) – Available Soon!

The Best Offense is a Good Defense – Best Documentation Practices for Physicians to Minimize Risk in Malpractice and Licensure Actions

Credits: 1 CLE; 1 Health Law

In today’s busy practice, physicians may overlook the long term impact that their documentation and record keeping practices have on later court or agency actions. This presentation covers some areas of concern and simple ways for physicians to protect themselves on the front end in the event of a later malpractice or administrative case. Areas to be covered include patient consents, patient termination, requirements for telehealth patients, and best documentation practices. We will also discuss responding to an administrative agency complaint.

Zero Tolerance for Gaps in Healthcare

Credits: 1 CLE; 1 Health Law

This presentation will discuss the concern of medical errors and quality of care in the United States. By the end of the talk, attendees will:

  1. Have insight into how hospitals are organized and work processes are designed and controlled
  2. Be able to identify critical decision-making points in various cases
  3. Be able to identify where many gaps in care occur

Tapping Your Emotions to Enhance Your Legal Practice

Credits: 1 CLE; 1 Mental Illness Awareness

Being a successful attorney requires a lot more than simply knowing the law. It requires skills in connection building and trust to navigate relationships with colleagues, clients, juries, and even opposing counsel. Emotions are at the heart of building connections, and the tendency of lawyers to push their emotions aside can result in increased levels of stress, impaired physical and emotional well-being, and fractured relationships. Join Jen McDowell, attorney turned culture consultant, to learn about: the fundamental need for human connection, the role of emotions in creating and strengthening connections, and how to tap into your emotions for a more positive and productive legal practice.

Health Care Regulatory & Compliance 2021

Credits: 6.5 CLE; 1 Ethics; 6.5 Health Law

The Regulatory and Compliance seminar will focus on challenges the healthcare industry faces in trying to provide high quality services to patients. This is the eighth annual presentation of the program, and speakers will discuss current issues that keep healthcare lawyers up at night and in demand. The presentations will include discussions regarding privacy, information blocking, Stark and other fraud, waste and abuse laws, 2021 new Florida healthcare laws, COVID-19, and ethics.

Privacy and Security in our Current World

Credits: 1 CLE; 1 Technology; 1 Health Law

The speakers will discuss current Office for Civil Rights actions and terms in regulatory compliance. Additionally, the speakers will discuss low-tech methods to combat cyber attacks. Finally, the speakers will discuss how an effective privacy program can reduce risk with real world solutions.

The Business Side of Medicine

Credits: 1 CLE; 1 Health Law

Most physicians’ concerns in medicine are about healing, making the patient better. But there is a business side to medicine. Physicians need to be able to contend with employment contracts and performing to meet what hospitals require of them. There are decisions to be made whether to start a practice, or perhaps dissolve one. This talk will address how to help physician clients be equipped to deal effectively with changes in the business of medical care.

Meaningful Access and Medical Bias Surrounding Disability

Credits: 1 CLE; 1 Health Law

This talk will address inaccessibility and inequality for patients with disabilities in the healthcare system.

Appeals, Arbitration, and Mediation of Healthcare Payment Disputes

Credits: 1 CLE; 1 Health Law

A presentation of the administrative appeal process and other key considerations in litigating healthcare payment disputes between providers and payors, including Medicare and Medicaid. The presentation also will address the arbitration and mediation of health care payment disputes.

Advanced Health Law Topics & Certification Review 2021

Credits: 17.5 CLE; 1 Ethics; 17.5 Health Law

Recent Modernization of and Clarifications to the Stark Law

Credits: 1 CLE; 1 Health Law

In November 2020, CMS announced historic changes to the Physician Self-Referral regulations. This talk will provide an overview of the changes and what they mean for physicians and the lawyers representing them.

Legal Implications for Clinical Research

Credits: 1 CLE; 1 Health Law

While parties engaged in clinical research share a common interest in conducting a successful study, their respective legal requirements and dissimilar perspectives often introduce obstacles to the negotiations. These differing responsibilities and perspectives, coupled with an increase in regulatory scrutiny of clinical trials in recent years, make it important for lawyers who review and negotiate clinical trial agreements to have an informed understanding of the various issues in this area, and how to overcome them. This course will discuss certain legal implications associated with the conduct of clinical research from the perspective of hospitals, academic medical institutions, and physician investigators, with an emphasis on clinical trial contracting and regulatory compliance issues. This course will also discuss practical strategies for lawyers negotiating these agreements to effectively navigate these issues in order to enable clinical research to proceed.

Representing the Physician 2021

Credits: 7 CLE; 1 City, County & Local Government; 7 Health Law; 1 State & Federal Government & Administrative Practice; 1 Substance Abuse; 1 Tax

This course will offer a diverse range of speakers versed in specialty areas within the practice of health care law. Our speakers will delve into the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting impact on physician providers. Government and private practitioners will provide insight into high-risk areas for physicians including relationships with drugs and device manufacturers, providing radiology services and controlled substances act compliance.

Health Law: Not What You May Think

Credits: 1 CLE; 1 Health Law

Professors Cerminara and Uzdavines will discuss a basic overview of the many practice areas and career opportunities included under the umbrella of “Health Law.”