Ethics and Boundaries (Hoffman, online)

Overview

From Sexual Misconduct to Gross Negligence, Dr. Hoffman shares his personal experiences of over 35 years as a practicing chiropractor running multiple clinics, to over 26 years coaching doctors through the challenges of Malpractice and Board Disciplinary actions as one of the largest providers of Malpractice Insurance in the country.

Through real world stories and experiences that doctors deal with every day, Dr. Hoffman will address:

  •     The Differences between Ethics and Boundaries and Risk Management
  •     Responsible Communication with Patients and Staff
  •     The Physician/Patient Relationship
  •     Risk Management
  •     Informed Consent
  •     Confidentiality
  •     Balancing Philosophy with Reality
  •     Real Life Examples of Issues
  •     Patient Boundaries

About this Online Seminar

Online CE at Life West is simple and engaging.

  1. Check on the right of this screen or under the Credits tab to see if the seminar is approved for CE in your licensure state(s).
  2. You must be logged in to your Life West CE account in order to access the course. Click on the Register tab to register and begin. 
  3. The seminar consists of video, readings, and one or more quizzes.  You need not complete the course, including the course video, in one sitting, and you may return to it at any point. 
  4. Once in the course, follow the Menu of steps on the left side of the screen. It's simple: Click through the steps to move through the course.
  5. When you have completed the course, you can print your certificate yourself, on the spot.   

Any questions?  Call us at (510) 780-4508 or email conted@lifewest.edu.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the seminar, you will be better able to:

  • Have a greater level of awareness rather than fear of safeguarding your practice and license
  • Manage patients and staff ethically
  • Set a world class standard of ethical excellence in your office and in the public’s eye
  • Understand that the responsibility of sharing chiropractic in the real world is more than just adjusting the spine, and what you as an individual chiropractor do in your office is a reflection on every chiropractor and the profession as a whole

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 CA Chiropractic Board, Category A Ethics
    California Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Category A Ethics
  • 2.00 CO Chiropractic Board
    Colorado Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 CT Chiropractic Board
    Connecticut Board of Chiropractic Examiner
  • 2.00 DE Chiropractic Board
    Delaware Board of Chiropractic
  • 2.00 DC Chiropractic Board
    District of Columbia Board of Chiropractic
  • 2.00 HI Chiropractic Board
    Hawaii Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 ID Chiropractic Board
    Idaho Board of Chiropractic Physicians
  • 2.00 IL Chiropractic Board
    Illinois Medical Licensing Board
  • 2.00 IA Chiropractic Board
    Iowa Board of Chiropractic
  • 2.00 MD Chiropractic Board
    Maryland Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 MA Chiropractic Board
    Massachusetts Board of Registration of Chiropractors
  • 2.00 MI Chiropractic Board
    Michigan Board of Chiropractic
  • 2.00 MO Chiropractic Board
    Missouri Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 MT Chiropractic Board
    Montana Board of Chiropractors
  • 2.00 NE Chiropractic Board
    Nebraska Board of Chiropractic
  • 2.00 NV Chiropractic Board
    Nevada Chiropractic Physicians' Board
  • 2.00 NH Chiropractic Board
    New Hampshire Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 NJ Chiropractic Board
    New Jersey Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 NY Chiropractic Board
    New York State Board for Chiropractic
  • 2.00 ND Chiropractic Board
    North Dakota Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 OR Chiropractic Board
    Oregon Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 PA Chiropractic Board
    Pennsylvania Board of Chiropractic
  • 2.00 RI Chiropractic Board
    Rhode Island Board of Examiners in Chiropractic
  • 2.00 SC Chiropractic Board
    South Carolina Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 UT Chiropractic Board
    Utah Chiropractic Physicians Licensing Board
  • 2.00 VT Chiropractic Board
    Vermont Board of Chiropractic
  • 2.00 VA Board of Medicine
    Virginia Board of Medicine
  • 2.00 WA Chiropractic Comm
    Washington Chiropractic Quality Assurance Commission
  • 2.00 WY Chiropractic Board
    Wyoming Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 BC Chiropractic College
    British Columbia College of Chiropractors
  • 2.00 NB Chiropractic Assoc
    New Brunswick Chiropractors' Association
  • 2.00 ON Chiropractic College
    Ontario College of Chiropractors
  • 2.00 QC Chiropractic Ordre
    Quebec Ordre Des Chiropracticiens
Course opens: 
12/01/2017
Course expires: 
12/31/2019
Base cost:
$35.00

Hour 1

Relevance of ethics and boundaries to practice.  Significance of integrity.  Role of insurance re ethics & boundaries.  Repercussions.  Sexual misconduct, romantic relationships or advances. Role of licensing Boards.  Importance of accurate record keeping.  Financial management and issues with care plans.

Hour 2

Injury during adjustment – how to manage responsibly.  Accidents in the office.  Stroke and  chiropractic.  Informed consent – samples, value to patients and doctors.

Stuart Hoffman, DCDr. Stuart Hoffman is 1981 graduate of Life University who, for the past thirtyfive years,has worked passionately to assist others in their journey toward optimum health both in his private practice and as a teacher and direct consultant in the Chiropractic community. His contributions in the Chiropractic field have been widespread, as he has held numerous positions in both state and national associations, lectured throughout the United States and written articles appearing in many professional journals. Dr. Hoffman has been the recipient of numerous awards  – most recently, the 2015 ICA Chiropractor of the Year award. He is a cofounder of several organizations including, iamaloveableme.com, onechiropractic.org and ChiroSecure – an insurance company offering chiropractic malpractice coverage and more.

See below for a list of credits that may be available for this seminar. 

Life Chiropractic College West is accredited by the CCE and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

*The following State and Province boards do not require an application when a program is sponsored by a college accredited by the Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE): CO, CT, DE, DC, ID, IL, IA, MD, MA, MI, MS, MT, NE, OH, OR, RI, SC, UT, VT, VA, WA, WY, BC, NB, ON, QC. Life Chiropractic College West cannot guarantee that any session of this offering will be accepted by these licensing board(s). Life West urges licensees to familiarize themselves with the laws governing continuing education in the jurisdictions where they hold licensure.

Available Credit Hours

  • 2.00 CA Chiropractic Board, Category A Ethics
    California Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Category A Ethics
  • 2.00 CO Chiropractic Board
    Colorado Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 CT Chiropractic Board
    Connecticut Board of Chiropractic Examiner
  • 2.00 DE Chiropractic Board
    Delaware Board of Chiropractic
  • 2.00 DC Chiropractic Board
    District of Columbia Board of Chiropractic
  • 2.00 HI Chiropractic Board
    Hawaii Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 ID Chiropractic Board
    Idaho Board of Chiropractic Physicians
  • 2.00 IL Chiropractic Board
    Illinois Medical Licensing Board
  • 2.00 IA Chiropractic Board
    Iowa Board of Chiropractic
  • 2.00 MD Chiropractic Board
    Maryland Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 MA Chiropractic Board
    Massachusetts Board of Registration of Chiropractors
  • 2.00 MI Chiropractic Board
    Michigan Board of Chiropractic
  • 2.00 MO Chiropractic Board
    Missouri Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 MT Chiropractic Board
    Montana Board of Chiropractors
  • 2.00 NE Chiropractic Board
    Nebraska Board of Chiropractic
  • 2.00 NV Chiropractic Board
    Nevada Chiropractic Physicians' Board
  • 2.00 NH Chiropractic Board
    New Hampshire Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 NJ Chiropractic Board
    New Jersey Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 NY Chiropractic Board
    New York State Board for Chiropractic
  • 2.00 ND Chiropractic Board
    North Dakota Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 OR Chiropractic Board
    Oregon Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 PA Chiropractic Board
    Pennsylvania Board of Chiropractic
  • 2.00 RI Chiropractic Board
    Rhode Island Board of Examiners in Chiropractic
  • 2.00 SC Chiropractic Board
    South Carolina Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 UT Chiropractic Board
    Utah Chiropractic Physicians Licensing Board
  • 2.00 VT Chiropractic Board
    Vermont Board of Chiropractic
  • 2.00 VA Board of Medicine
    Virginia Board of Medicine
  • 2.00 WA Chiropractic Comm
    Washington Chiropractic Quality Assurance Commission
  • 2.00 WY Chiropractic Board
    Wyoming Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 2.00 BC Chiropractic College
    British Columbia College of Chiropractors
  • 2.00 NB Chiropractic Assoc
    New Brunswick Chiropractors' Association
  • 2.00 ON Chiropractic College
    Ontario College of Chiropractors
  • 2.00 QC Chiropractic Ordre
    Quebec Ordre Des Chiropracticiens

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
12/01/2017
Course expires: 
12/31/2019

Price

Base cost:
$35.00
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