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EMTALA Update Class


For Physicians – Nurses – APPs

APPROVED for 1.5 Hours of Nursing CE, 1.5  AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and 1.5 Contact Hours of ASHRM Credit


The EMTALA Update class presents an overview of the core concepts of EMTALA and then addresses the RECENT CRITICAL CHANGES in these important Federal Regulations. It is perfect for those personnel who have familiarity with EMTALA and want to focus on WHAT’S NEW in the law. This course provides the cutting-edge training necessary to navigate the evolving regulatory minefield that is EMTALA. Emphasis is placed on recent regulatory changes, including:

  • Financial changes due to the ACA
  • Significant changes regarding Acute Pain Treatment
  • The CMS Covid-19 Waiver

This EMTALA Update class is presented by Robert Bitterman, MD, JD, FACEP, a healthcare attorney who has authored many articles on the subject as well as the comprehensive EMTALA textbook published by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP).

Robert A. Bitterman, MD, JD, FACEP - EMTALA Training
Robert Bitterman, MD, JD, FACEP

The Medicare regulations received a major update recently.

Penalties for non-compliance are now almost $120,000 per violation with possible loss of Medicare certification.  And one complaint can produce multiple violations for each affected patient!  Protect yourself and your institution.  Sign up for this EMTALA training course today! Emphasis is placed on key regulatory changes using real-world examples.

CMS requires that hospitals periodically educate all ED staff on their duties related to the screening, stabilization and transfer of ED patients:

“…all persons working in emergency departments should be periodically trained and reminded of the hospital’s EMTALA obligations and hospital policies and procedures designed to ensure that such obligations are met.”

Your ED Physicians and Key Nursing and Administrative Staff Need This Critical Update!

Our course allows you to learn at your own pace, with all new content and extensive enrichment resources. It includes our EMTALA Basics (Overview) class and a lesson specific to RECENT CHANGES in the law.

This EMTALA training class is recommended for all ED Physicians, ED Nurses and Healthcare Administrative personnel with ED oversight responsibilities.

Approved for Nursing Continuing Education
Approved for Nursing Continuing Education

This program is approved for 0.15 CEUs (1.5 clock hours) of continuing education by Mid-Carolina AHEC, Inc., and meets the SC AHEC Best Practice Standards. Participants must attend 90% of the program in order to receive a certificate of attendance. No partial credit will be given.

Mid-Carolina AHEC is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by South Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This class is fully ANCC-accredited and accepted by all 50 states for CE licensure requirements.

This class is APPROVED for a maximum of 1.5 hours of EMTALA Class - Physician - CMEAMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ by the American Osteopathic Association. The American Osteopathic Association is an ACCME Accredited provider. AMA PRA Category I Credits™ are approved for both MDs and DOs.

ASHRM - American Society for Healthcare Risk ManagementThis meeting has been approved for a total of 1.5 contact hours of Continuing Education Credit toward fulfillment of the requirements of ASHRM designations of FASHRM (Fellow) and DFASHRM (Distinguished Fellow) and towards CPHRM renewal.

What’s Included
Clinical + Legal

The EMTALA Update class focuses on recognizing the key legal and regulatory pitfalls with a focus on what’s new in the law. It covers the specific actions needed when caring for patients subject to these important regulations. Graduates will be able to properly assess and mitigate risk and provide great care.

Risk Mitigation

An effective EMTALA training program will streamline your healthcare facility’s EMTALA response, mitigating risk for the institution and all providers involved. This course focuses on the recent regulatory changes and the various new court opinions to help you avoid the legal traps that are so prevalent with these complex regulations.

Who Should Take It
All ED Physicians, APPs and RNs

This EMTALA training class is perfect for those personnel who have familiarity with EMTALA and want to focus on what’s new in the law. Every ED physician should take this class. Nursing Leadership and Hospital Administrative staff may also benefit from taking this important class. Take it now and update your skills to better navigate the EMTALA regulations!

Here's what people are saying

Real world examples.
Daniel N. - Tampa, FL
The speaker is great!
John B., MD - Owens Cross Roads, AL
The instructor followed a layout that was very easy to follow.
Mallory M., MSN, FNP-C - Huntsville, AL

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Receive an automatic discount when you bundle!
Purchase 2 EMTALA classes for a 10% discount.
3 or more classes receive a 15% discount.
(may not be combined with other offers)