Lois Fenner – Legal and Ethical Issues in Behavioral Health in Kentucky
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- Faculty:\sLois Fenner
Duration:\s6 Hours 14 Minutes
Audio and video formats are available.
Copyright:\sOct 06, 2020
Without the proper legal awareness needed to stay in compliance, you may face grave legal and financial consequences. This seminar will show you how to continue to help the people you’ve been trained to help while still protecting yourself from many legal pitfalls. If you purchase only one seminar this year, make it this one. Watch attorney Lois Fenner for an entertaining and enlightening day and leave with a greater understanding of the latest Kentucky laws as they relate to behavioral health. You will take home practical strategies to minimize and manage legal and ethical risks and you will learn how to immediately implement these risk reducing strategies into your practice.
Manual – Legal & Ethical Issues in Behavioral Health in Kentucky (15.03 MB) (15.03 MB)
94 Pages Available after Purchase\sOutline
Overview/Confidentiality of Mental Health Records
When and to Whom Records Can Be Released
Mandatory Disclosure Requirements
Alcohol/Drug and AIDS/HIV Treatment Records
HIPAA 101 – Federal Confidentiality Regulations
What is HIPAA Today?
How Do I Comply with the Regulations?
What Are “Psychotherapy Notes”?
When May I Release Records?
How Much Paperwork Will This Be for My Office?
Responding to Subpoenas, Court Orders and Law Enforcement
Subpoenas; Types of Subpoenas: Duty to Respond; Time Limits
Search Warrants & Court Orders
Authority to Obtain Information\sInvestigations
Development of Policies and Procedures to Respond
Balancing the Rights of Minors & Parents
Age of Majority
Access to Records\sRights of Minors to Refuse/Consent to Medication and Treatment\sAlcohol, Drug Abuse and Treatment Issues for Minors
Custodial and Divorce Factors
Child Abuse Allegations
Custodial vs. Non-Custodial Parent’s Rights to Records
Voluntary and Involuntary Mental Health Commitments
Reasons to Use a Voluntary Commitment or an Involuntary Commitment
Grounds for an Involuntary Commitment: Dangerousness (as Defined by Statute) (as Defined by Statute)
Professional Ethics and Boundary Issues
Consent Elements and Competency Issues
Medication: Right to Refuse\sRestraints and Seclusion
Individual’s Legal Rights\sInformed Consent\sBoundary Issues: Where the Lines are Blurred
Board of Health Professionals Investigation – Disciplinary Proceedings
Legal Liabilities of the Professional
Duty to Warn Issues
Professional Obligations and Standards
Fraud & Abuse Issues
Billing & Coding Errors
Documentation\sCompliance with Contradictory Laws
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Lois Fenner, R.N., M.S., Attorney at Law, is an honor graduate of the University of Maryland Graduate School of Nursing, Undergraduate School of Nursing, and University of Maryland Law School. She is an attorney admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, a registered nurse, and a certified clinical specialist.
Ms. Fenner is a founding member of The American Nurse Attorneys Association, past president of the Monumental Bar Association, member of the Women’s Bar Association, Phi Kappa Phi and Sigma Theta Tau Honor Societies, and the National Exchange Club. She has been recognized by the Alliance of Black Women Attorneys with the Distinguished Women in Law Award; the Baltimore Marketing Association Harold Young Leadership Award, and the Baltimore County Diversity Award.
Additionally, she is a three-time recipient of the Daily Record’s Top 100 Women in Maryland award and was inducted into the Circle of Excellence. Attorney Fenner has been recognized as a Baltimore Business Journals Who’s Who in Law and was selected as one of the Super Lawyers twice. Her practice focuses on medical litigation and health care including medical malpractice, personal injury, accreditation, wrongful death, Professional Board, and licensure issues.
Ms. Fenner is a recognized educator and lecturer throughout the country providing realistic and current information in dynamic presentations.
Disclosures for Speakers:
Financial: Lois A. Fenner is in private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-Financial: Lois A. Fenner has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
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