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Wild West Medicine Part II & Opioid and Pain Management Rules and How Best to Comply (Opioid)


Total Credits: 3 including 3 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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State Associations:
TOMA - Texas
Faculty:
Laurel Mueller |  Jeff McDonald, JD |  Jon Porter, JD
Duration:
2 Hours 55 Minutes
Expiration:
Never expires.


Description

Wild West Medicine Part II
This is a presentation of three emergency injuries, common in rural areas especially the Southwest US, and the Four Corners area of the US, but applicable to any area where children are raised, horses are ridden, and knives are used.

Objectives:

  • Distinguish unusual injuries common to rural communities
  • Differentiate symptoms and guidelines for diagnosis
  • Apply evidence-based treatment for these conditions


Opioid and Pain Management Rules and How Best to Comply (Opioid)
In this presentation, the speakers will discuss the Texas Medical Board, Rule 170 - the opioid, controlled substances and pain management rule. This course will assist with understanding the rule, how the Board enforces the rule, best practice, according to the Board, on the use of controlled substances and how to document.

Objectives:

  • Understand TMB Rule 170
  • Understand the current philosophical approach to the use of opioids and other controlled substances
  • Understand how to document and protect one's self in the use of opioids and other controlled substances for patients.
     

Statement of Accreditation
The Texas Osteopathic Medical Association (TOMA) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. TOMA designates is program for a maximum of 3 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

Grievance Policy
All grievances may be directed to TOMA's Executive Director at toma@txosteo.org. 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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Faculty

Laurel Mueller's Profile

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Laurel Mueller, DO,MBA is a graduate of Vassar College and The Wharton School of Business. After a career on Wall Street, Dr. Mueller entered medical school at age 43 and received her degree from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. Board Certified in Family Medicine, she has devoted her medical career to underserved populations at risk.

Dr. Mueller worked for Indian Health Service and was Clinical Assistant Professor at Midwestern University, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine. She speaks nine languages. Dr. Mueller was President of Arizona Osteopathic Medical Association in 2017-18 and received AOMA’s 2015 Humanitarian Award for her dedication to others. 

Dr. Mueller is committed to free universal health care for all.

Dr. Mueller discloses that she 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.


Jeff McDonald, JD's Profile

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Jeff McDonald is a founding partner of the law firm of McDonald, Mackay & Weitz, L.L.P., Austin, Texas. Licensed in Texas since 1988, Jeff has worked as an attorney in both the public and private sectors. He previously served as an Assistant City Attorney for the City of Austin, and as the Director of Hearings and Compliance for the Texas Medical Board, the Texas Physician Assistant Board, and the Texas Acupuncture Board. He is Board certified in Administrative Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and his current practice focuses primarily on physician licensure defense, health license defense, general administrative law, and professional licensing for health care providers, as well as other services.  Mr. McDonald also serves as the Field Representative for Texas Osteopathic Medical Association’s Impaired Physician Committee. He frequently works with health care professionals who are experiencing chemical dependency or mental health issues. 

Mr. McDonald 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.


Jon Porter, JD's Profile

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Attorney Jon Porter is a partner with the law firm of McDonald, Mackay, Porter & Weitz, LLP in Austin, Texas. With an extensive background handling legal, regulatory, and licensure issues, Jon Porter has built a reputation for being an experienced and highly skilled?professional license defense attorneys. Before attending law school, Mr. Porter was a licensed investigator for the?Texas Medical Board?for several years. Since becoming an attorney in 1999, Mr. Porter has worked extensively in both the public and private sectors. He was previously an appellate attorney for a large Houston-based law firm, writing briefs for various courts including the US Supreme Court and the Texas Supreme Court. In the public sector, Mr. Porter was a legislative aide for Texas Representative Senfronia Thompson. Mr. Porter returned to the Texas Medical Board as a prosecuting attorney and later became the Director of Enforcement and Compliance. Mr. Porter joined?McDonald, Mackay, Porter & Weitz, LLP?as a partner in 2003. His current practice focuses primarily on?physician?and?health license defense, general?administrative law, and professional licensing for health care providers. He frequently works with health care professionals who are experiencing chemical or mental impairment, standard of care issues, licensure matters and boundary issues. Mr. Porter is frequently called on for speaking on?topics of medical regulation?and medical-ethical issues. 

Mr. Porter 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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