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FL Laws & Rules / Medical & Professional Ethics**

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

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MOMA - Mississippi
Dr. Paul Fowler, DO, JD
1 Hour 03 Minutes
Never expires.


Learning Objectives:

A.    All of the following are CME lectures required for Florida Osteopathic Medical
relicensure except:
1.    2 hours of Prevention of Medical Errors
2.    1 hour of Florida Laws and Rules/Professional and Medical Ethics
3.    2 hours of Federal and State Laws Related to Prescribing of Controlled Substances
4.    5 hours of Mississippi laws on HIV

B.    A written prescription for a controlled substance must include all of the following
1.    Quantity of drug in both textural and numerical format
2.    Legibly printed or typed
3.    Name of prescribing doctor
4.    Can be backdated.

C.    True statement about the National Practitioner Data Bank is:

1.    Place where physicians can get good return on their investments
2.    Collects information on Medical Malpractice payments
3.    Adverse clinical privileging actions do not have be reported to the bank
4.    Negative actions by State licensing boards do not have to be report to bank

True statement about a Florida Expert Witness Certificate is:
1.    Osteopathic Physicians can engage in the practice of osteopathic medicine in
2.    Allows expert testimony about the standard of care
3.    A physician with a Florida expert witness certificate is not subject to discipline
4.    A physician with a Florida expert witness certificate cannot give a written opinion about the standard of car

Accreditation Statement for DOCME programs:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). The Mississippi Osteopathic Medical Association (MOMA) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.


Dr. Fowler has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program or presentation. 

Grievance Statement:

All grievances may be directed to MOMA's Executive Director at All grievances will receive an initial response within 30 days of receipt.  If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, they can submit a complaint to the Bureau of Osteopathic Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.


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Paul Fowler, DO, JD is both a physician and attorney and currently serves as the Chief Risk Officer, US Public Health Service, Department of Health and Human Services based in Washington D.C.  Previously he served as Legal-Medicine Officer to the Surgeon General of the Army.  He received his Doctor of Jurisprudence with Honors from Drake University Law School and is a graduate of the University of Des Moines College Of Osteopathic Medicine.

Dr. Fowler is Past-President of the American Osteopathic College of Occupational and Preventive Medicine.  Dr. Fowler is a Fellow of the American College of Legal Medicine, the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Osteopathic College of Occupational and Preventive Medicine. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Family Practice, the American Osteopathic Board of Family Practice, the American Board of Forensic Examiners, the American Board of Disability Analysts and the American Osteopathic Board of Preventive Medicine.  

Dr. Fowler is a member of the Florida, Illinois, Kentucky and District of Columbia Bars.  He was sworn in as a member of the Bar of the United States Supreme Court.  He holds licenses to practice both law and osteopathic medicine in the State of Florida.



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