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PBI Laws, Rules, and Ethics Course
Florida Edition

5 CME Credit Hours

This course is produced by Professional Boundaries, Inc. (PBI), a Florida-based education company providing nationwide CME education through joint providership with the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine. It is taught by Florida attorney(s) who specialize in administrative healthcare law and select PBI faculty whose practices focus on medical ethics and risk reduction.

Comparison and Equivalent Breakdown to Other CME Courses

Please note: The PBI Laws, Rules, and Ethics Course - Florida Edition course is approved by the Florida Medical Board.

Professional Boundaries Florida Medical Association
PBI Laws, Rules & Ethics Course - Florida Edition
5 CMEs

Availability Friday Friday
Locations Orlando, FL St. Petersburg, FL


How Much Does The Course Cost?


Course fees may be paid by credit card or financing may also be available through PayPal Credit. When choosing PayPal Credit, look for the financing offer from PayPal like this one: "No Payments + No Interest if paid in full in 6 months on purchases of $99 or more."

If you have any questions regarding cost, please call us at 904-800-1237 or email us at [email protected]

Course Locations

Date Location
May 18-2019 Orlando Rosen Plaza Hotel - 9700 International Drive Orlando, FL 32819 - Call 1-800-627-8258 and ask for the PBI room block

PBI Laws, Rules, and Ethics Course - Florida Edition

Participants in the Florida Rules and Laws course will be able to:

  • Understand the regulatory process and the duties of the licensing board.
  • Become current on relevant healthcare laws and regulations impacting clinical practice
  • Obtain knowledge of federal and state prescribing laws regulating opioids.
  • Learn to reduce the risk associated with pain management
  • Identity and reduce variables that negatively impact clinical / ethical processing.
  • Create a stratified plan to achieve a balanced life and in turn, to practice safer medicine


Course Schedule & Outline
8:45- 9:00Sign In
9:00-10:30 Introduction:
Discussion of course objectives and why you need this course.

Laws, Rules & Regulations Part 1:
  • Understanding the Regulatory Process
  • Understanding the Board: Laws to Rules and Their Application by the Board
  • Laws define the clinical frame
  • The top ten things you have done, are doing, or will do that will jeopardize you license.
  • When your “pattern of practice” or “culture of clinic” conflicts with the law.
10:45-NOONLaws, Rules & Regulations Part 2:
  • Laws of focus, areas of concern…The Board’s perspective
  • Pain management
  • Opioid prescribing
  • Dual relationships
  • Corresponding responsibilities: how the actions of others ricochet to your license.
  • Why treating family and friends is a really really bad idea. Legal vs Ethical
  • HIPPA - The Short Version
  • Resources to stay current
1:00-3:00Finding Balance in an Unbalanced Profession
  • Laws vs. Ethics
  • Cold Ethics Vs. Hot Ethics: Recognizing the difference
  • Introduction and application of the PBI Ethics / Boundaries Formula to identify and reduce variables that adversely impact clinical and ethical processing.

Introduction to the PBI Workbook for developing an individualize protection plan to safeguard the professional, their healthcare organization, and the public that they serve.


Why Should I Choose PBI?

PBI has a proven history of assisting licensed professionals to move past boundary issues with compassion and understanding.

Best Value For Your Money

We are the most cost-effective boundary program in the US as well as the most accessible: your class will start immedately upon registration. We provide weekend conferences so you have less down-time - many of our programs go from 8am Friday through 5pm Sunday to keep from interrupting your busy schedule.

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Recognized For High Quality

We have been CME accredited since 2003 and we are the only program developed and presented by a consortium of experts from across the United States to protect professionals and their patients, clients, students, staffers, and/or congregants. PBI was selected by the Federation of State Medical Boards in 2006 to provide webinar training to State Medical Board members on the topic of sexual and non-sexual boundary transgressions by licensees.

Learn From Instructors Who Have Been There

We have a large and diverse faculty and we are the only course in the country with integrated teleconference follow-ups that maximize your value from the course. We are also the only US program founded by a physician in recovery for a boundary violation.


CME Information

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and Professional Boundaries, Inc. The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine designates these live activities each for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.