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Medical Ethical and Legal Issues Facing Today's Physicians

Total Credits: .75 including .75 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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IOA - Indiana
IOA 2020 Spring Update - Package 6 Legal
David E Goldman, DO, FACLM, FAPA, JD
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Title: Medical Ethical and Legal Issues Facing Today’s Physicians

Presenter: David E. Goldman, D.O., J.D.


By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

1)  Understand the concept of Informed Consent.

2)  Analyze the concept of Vicarious Liability.

3)  Understand the concept of Health Care Directives and Powers of Attorney.

4)  Summarize and apply the concept of Errors in Practice.

5)  Identify the components of Medical Malpractice.

6)  Understand the fundamentals of Bioethics.

7:  Distinguish Malpractice versus Ethical Breach.


The Indiana Osteopathic Association (IOA) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.  The IOA designates this program for a maximum of 0.75 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in this activity.



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Dr. David Goldman is a graduate of the University of Illinois and Washington University School of Law. He later earned his Doctor of Osteopathy degree at AT Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (KCOM) in Kirksville, Missouri. Dr. Goldman completed his internship at the Kirksville Osteopathic Medical Center in Kirksville, Missouri, and his residency in Psychiatry at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. He also completed a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Vanderbilt. He is the Medical Director of The Goldman Group, LLC, a multi-disciplinary psychiatry/therapy group. Dr. Goldman is also the Medical Director of Mark Twain Behavioral Health in Hannibal, Missouri. Dr. Goldman serves as a Medicolegal Consultant and continues his private psychotherapy and psychopharmacology management practice. He serves as a Professor at Southern Illinois University Medical School in Springfield, Illinois, and KCOM in Kirksville, Missouri.

Dr. Goldman was the 2001 recipient of the Max Gutensohn Professor of the Year Award at KCOM and has been awarded the Order of Merlin Excalibur by the International Brotherhood of Magicians. Dr. Goldman is board certified in General Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He also is a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and the American College of Legal Medicine.

Dr. Goldman discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.

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