Fulfilling Florida Mandatory CME

All Day



Fulfilling Florida Mandatory Continuing Education Requirements


Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS), Tampa, Florida


Saturday, December 3rd 2016


This course will enable Florida physicians, physician assistants and nurses to prevent medical errors in the practice setting by applying the principle of process improvement, examining the influence of human factors in errors, identifying situations where errors commonly occur, and applying strategies for prevention by using current, evidence-based information. The course will also describe the dynamics of power and control in a domestic relationship and why those relationships are difficult to end. As well as outline the clinical management of HIV/AIDS and the current Florida law on AIDS and its impact on testing and the treatment of patients.

To download the course brochure, click here.


This course is specifically designed for Florida licensed physicians, physician assistants and registered nurses.


After attending this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Identify high-risk entities in medicine and incorporate strategies to improve patient safety
  • Review common risk areas, studying the pitfalls of misdiagnosis
  • Develop strategies to reduce risk to the patient and the provider
  • Evaluate root cause analysis and after action reports in improving patient safety
  • List recent changes in the epidemiology of HIV/AIDS in the United States
  • Define recent trends in the use of antiretroviral therapy in HIV/AIDS patients
  • Recognize recent contemporary issues in HIV infection prevention with regard to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PREP) and HIVHepatitis C coinfection
  • Summarize statistics related to domestic violence including those on how domestic violence impact health and morbidity
  • Describe the disclosure process and the inherent needs of domestic violence victims for emotional and physical safety
  • Describe the RADAR best practice for screening domestic violence victims and how to implement it in a variety of healthcare settings Describe root cause analysis and its use as a tool in medical error prevention.



  • 7:00  am                  Registration
  • 7:45  am                  Welcome
  • 8-10  am                  Prevention of Medical Errors
  • 10-10:15 am            Break
  • 10:15-11:15 am       HIV/AIDS Update
  • 11:15 am -1:15 pm  Domestic Violence



Registration fee is waived for USF Health faculty and staff, however you MUST pre-register using a CME code. Please contact Antoinette Erceg at 813-224-7866 or aerceg@health.usf.edu for the CME code. Participants requesting waived registration fees will be required to show a USF ID at sign in. ****REFUNDS WILL NOT BE ISSUED****

TO REGISTER: For online registration, click below.

Register Here

Cancellations must be requested in writing via fax to (813) 224-7864 or e-mail cpdsupport@health.usf.edu, and received by November 3, 2016 in order to receive a refund. A $20.00 cancellation fee will be assessed to cover administrative costs. There are no refunds for no-shows or for cancellations received after November 3 rd, however, substitutions are welcome without penalty.










USF Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. USF Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician Assistants:

The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for the American Medical Association (AMA) Physician’s Recognition Award (PRA) Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 5.0 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM for completing this program. (We may take this statement of depending on space limitations of the brochure it is not a required statement whereas the others are.)

Advanced Nurse Practitioners:

AANPCP accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by American Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). Advance Nurse Practitioners may receive a maximum of 5.0 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM for completing this program.


USF Health is an approved provider of continuing education for nurses through Florida Board of Nursing (FBN) 50-2970. This program has been approved for 5.0 contact hour(s).



Concetta Holmes, LCSW, NCA Clinical Director, Sexual Abuse Treatment Program and Kid Kindness Program Child Protection Center, Inc. Sarasota, FL

Richard Oehler, MD, FACP, FIDSA Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Disease Department of Internal Medicine, Morsani College of Medicine University of South Florida Tampa, FL

Tracy G. Sanson, MD, FACEP Emergency Physician


USF Health adheres to ACCME Standards regarding commercial support of continuing medical education. It is the policy of USF Health that the faculty and planning committee disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity, that relevant conflict(s) of interest are resolved and also that speakers will disclose any unlabeled/unapproved use of drug(s) or device(s) during their presentation. Detailed disclosure will be made in the course syllabus.


The information provided at this CME/CE activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical/clinical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.


USF is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Institution. For disability accommodations, contact Antoinette Erceg by phone (813) 224-7866 or by e-mail, aerceg@health.usf.edu, within five days of the event.