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Health Care Luncheon/CLE: Liability & Risk Management for Treating Patients with Opioid Use Disorder
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When: 11/20/2019
12 - 1 PM
Where: Chester H. Ferguson Law Center
1610 N Tampa St
Tampa, Florida  33602
United States
Contact: HCBA

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1.0 CLE credit including 1.0 Substance Abuse 


• Potential Opioid Treatment Provider liability relating to informed consent
• Impact of Medication Assisted Treatment on patient outcomes and interaction with child welfare/criminal justice system
• Special duties of treating physicians to persons with Substance Use Disorder
• Opioid Treatment Provider regulations pertaining to diversion of controlled substances
• Opioid Treatment Provider and provider liability to third parties for harm (such as motor vehicle accidents) when the patient leaves the Opioid Treatment Provider in an impaired state
• Finally, this presentation sets forth best practices for physicians and Opioid Treatment Providers involved in the treatment of persons with Substance Use Disorder


Katherine Drabiak, JD, is an Assistant Professor at the University of South Florida College of Public Health and College of Medicine. She is also Co-Director of the Law and Medicine Scholarly Concentration Program at USF’s Morsani College of Medicine. Drabiak’s teaching and research is focused in health law, public health law and medical ethics.