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Consent Law Seminar Resources Page

Welcome to CHA ’s 2019 Consent Law Seminar resources page. Click on the tabs below to view the agenda, presentations, and online program evaluation.

Agenda

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

New Laws and Updates

  • Employment/sexual harassment laws
  • The Patient’s Right to Know Act
  • CURES and opioid related laws
  • Minor’s rights
  • Reporting requirements for sexual assault
  • Hospital licensure approval process
  • New requirements for hospital nutrition, and more

New Laws Regarding Mental Health Patients, Part 1

  • Maternal mental health policies and protocols
  • 5150: application form, forced holds, serial holds, and myths examined
  • Denial of rights – when do certain “rights” attach?

New Laws Regarding Mental Health Patients, Part 2

  • Using imbedded County psychiatric emergency treatment teams (PET teams) in your ED
  • Ligature risk, telepsychiatry, and looking to the future

Critical Thinking Part One: Sex, Drugs, and Rock ‘N Roll

  • Protecting patients from sexual assault – allowing sexual relations in the hospital?
  • Dealing with unintended consequences of new opioid rules
  • Patients admitted from an outside facility with drugs “on board”
  • Patients without identities – strategies for locating surrogates
  • Identifying surrogates, debunking “next of kin” myths
  • Discrimination – when patient demands conflict with policy and the law

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Hosted Luncheon

1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Confidentiality Stress Points and Challenges

  • Basic Rules – HIPAA, state and federal privacy protections
  • Disclosures among health care providers
  • Disclosures to “whole person care” teams and other multi-disciplinary social service programs
  • Disclosures to law enforcement and probation
  • Subpoenas

Consent 201: Varying Scenarios

  • Homeless discharge
  • Rights of the deceased
  • Police access to patients
  • Scope of practice for nurses
  • Attorney rights with a minor
  • Serial consent and informed refusal
  • Patient belongings search

Critical Thinking Part Two: You Can’t Make This Stuff Up

  • To pay or not to pay – glasses, hearing aids, dentures, etc.
  • Your foreign body found by another hospital – what now? 
  • BOLO’s (Be On the Look-Out)
  • Protecting patients from financial abuse and neglect
  • “E”-consults
  • Domestic violence issues

Presentations for Mobile Devices

Important: To ensure access to the presentations during the seminar, we recommend that you download the presentations to your device in advance.

You must have Adobe Reader installed on your device to view and print the presentations.You can download this free software from the Adobe website at http://get.adobe.com/reader/.

New Laws and Updates

New Law Regarding Mental Health Patients, Part 1

New Law Regarding Mental Health Patients, Part 2

Critical Thinking Challenges Part One: Sex, Drugs, and Rock ‘N Roll

Confidentiality Stress Points and Challenges

Consent 201: Varying Scenarios​

Critical Thinking Challenges Part Two: You Can’t Make This Stuff Up

Presentations for Print

New Laws and Updates

New Law Regarding Mental Health Patients, Part 1

New Law Regarding Mental Health Patients, Part 2

Critical Thinking Challenges Part One: Sex, Drugs, and Rock ‘N Roll

Confidentiality Stress Points and Challenges

Consent 201: Varying Scenarios​

Critical Thinking Challenges Part Two: You Can’t Make This Stuff Up

Faculty

Susan Penney, is the executive director of risk management for the UCSF clinical enterprise, including the UCSF Medical Center (UCSF Parnassus, Mt. Zion), Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco at Mission Bay, the UCSF Medical Group and associated professional liability programs, Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland, San Francisco General Hospital and UCSF Fresno. 

Linda Garrett, of Garrett Consulting Group, LLC, provides risk management consulting services to more than 45 county public health, mental health and correctional health care programs in addition to several county hospitals. Ms. Garrett’s work includes providing training and consultation on a variety of medical/legal topics to health care providers, administrators, compliance and privacy officers and QA/QI coordinators.

Evaluation

Thank you for attending CHA’s Consent Law Seminar. We truly value your feedback and request that you complete our online program evaluation. 

Sacramento Evaluation

Click here to complete the online evaluation for the June 6 seminar in Sacramento.

Click here to complete the Behavioral/Social Work online evaluation for the June 6 seminar in Sacramento.

Live Stream Evaluation

Click here to complete the online evaluation for the June 6 Live Stream seminar.

Click here to complete the Behavioral/Social Work online evaluation for the June 6 Live Stream seminar.

Ontario Evaluation

Click here to complete the online evaluation for the April 17 seminar in Ontario.

Click here to complete the Behavioral/Social Work online evaluation for the April 17 seminar in Ontario.

San Diego Evaluation

Click here to complete the online evaluation for the April 18 seminar in San Diego.

Click here to complete the Behavioral/Social Work online evaluation for the April 18 seminar in San Diego.

Fresno Evaluation

Click here to complete the online evaluation for the April 25 seminar in Fresno.

Click here to complete the Behavioral/Social Work online evaluation for the April 25 seminar in Fresno.

Pasadena Evaluation

Click here to complete the online evaluation for the May 15 seminar in Pasadena.

Click here to complete the Behavioral/Social Work online evaluation for the May 15 seminar in Pasadena.

Costa Mesa Evaluation

Click here to complete the online evaluation for the May 16 seminar in Costa Mesa.

Click here to complete the Behavioral/Social Work online evaluation for the May 16 seminar in Costa Mesa.

Oakland Evaluation

Click here to complete the online evaluation for the May 23 seminar in Oakland.

Click here to complete the Behavioral/Social Work online evaluation for the May 23 seminar in Oakland.

Continuing Education
If you signed in to receive a Behavioral/Social Work CE certificate your response to the Behavioral/Social Work online evaluation is required in order to issue your certificate.

CE certificates will be emailed within two weeks.

If you have questions, please contact CHA Education at (916) 552-7637 or education@calhospital.org.

Thank you again for your participation in this timely program. We hope you found the program valuable.

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