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The Basics of Professional Regulatory Law 2017

Start Date:
Tuesday, 7 February, 2017
End Date:
Tuesday, 7 February, 2017 11:00am
Emergency Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Physical Medicine, Headache / Migraine, Health & Nutrition

Overview: Today's educated professionals function in a maze of different educational and training requirements, which vary from state to state and from profession to profession. Nowhere than in health care is this more evident where multidisciplinary health care practitioners work together towards a common goal for the patient. What is a profession? What areas of work require the unique professional education, training, and experience that becomes mandated by the state? What work requires professional judgment and skill so as to be regulated by the government through mandatory laws applicable to an individual person practicing his or her chosen profession? State laws are enacted for the protection of the public by legislatures in all the fifty states.

A list of individual professions and their applicable statues and administrative regulations takes up entire volumes of lawbooks. These state laws impose significant regulation on these professionals, and often in very different ways found in many aspects of state regulation, from the educational process, the examination requirements, the state licensure applications, and the legal standards and rules of each unique profession.

Explore how state licensure boards are created and function at the state level. While most such state agencies have common, core functions and operations, there are many differences - and some requirements that are truly the opposite from profession to profession. Review the common requirements the state imposes on the health care provider. Know the basics of professional education and licensure. Understand the difference between legally binding laws and mere codes of ethics, which are aspirational and do not form the basis for legal action.

Find out how to understand and navigate the challenges presented from differing and conflicting state laws governing the many health care professions. Know where key requirements exist that are common to many professions. This program offers an objective, thorough review of the common basics of state regulation of the professional. Learn to identify and apply these differing and conflicting rules with respect to the specific health care practitioner as an overview is conducted of administrative law in the context of health care regulation for individual practitioners.

Review the common requirements the state imposes on the health care provider in terms of education, examination, application, and practice regulation. Know the basics of professional education and licensure. Mark R. Brengelman, Attorney at Law, brings over twenty years' experience in administrative and regulatory law, including seventeen years as Assistant Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, to this overview of administrative law in professional licensing actions.

Having worked with over a dozen professional regulatory licensure boards, and having prosecuted hundreds of professional disciplinary actions against a variety of health care practitioners, Mark brings a unique perspective to this presentation. Why should you attend: Identifying and understanding different professional practices is a daunting task in today's multidisciplinary health care environment. It brings together a number of diverse professionals working in a common setting such as a doctor's office or health care clinic.

Yet state laws vary from profession to profession and from state to state. While these laws are enacted for the protection of the public, they impose significantly different regulation on these professionals, and often in very different ways. Find out how to understand and navigate the different professions which require specific education, training, and experience. This presentation looks at this body of practice as presented from differing and conflicting state laws governing the many health care professions.

Answer confusion with a fundamental, insightful examination of licensure by the state versus certification of the individual by a private organization, which is not the government. Erase uncertainty in this program by knowing the state's power to regulate a given profession and by reviewing the basics of professional regulatory law. This program offers an objective, thorough review of the basics of state regulation of a given profession, with an emphasis on the individual health care practitioner.

Once completed, the successful knowledge gained during this seminar will empower one's broad overview of the professions in the United States. Areas Covered in the Session: Sources of legal requirements for professional licensureThe difference between government licensure and private certificationEducational requirements and training common to professionalsState licensure mandates as applied to individual health care practitionersState agency creation and implementation of the lawEducation versus training theoretical knowledge versus practiceAdministrative implications for the individual health care practitioner Who Will Benefit: Individual Health Care PractitionersHealth Care AttorneysTeachers and Educators in Graduate-level Medical Education across the many Health Care ProfessionsCorporate Counsel in Health Care Speaker Profile: Mark Brengelman became interested in the law when he graduated with both Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Philosophy from Emory University in Atlanta.

He then earned a Juris Doctorate from the University of Kentucky College of Law. In 1995, Mark became an Assistant Attorney General and focused in the area of administrative and professional law. He represented multiple boards as General Counsel and Prosecuting Attorney. Mark retired from state government in the summer of 2012. Also in 2012, he became certified as a hearing officer. He then opened his own law practice to focus on government services and consulting, continuing education, and the representation of health care practitioners before licensure boards and in other professional regulatory matters.

Expanding his health law experience, he was a registered legislative agent (lobbyist) for the Kentucky Association of Pastoral Counselors for the successful passage of Senate Bill 61 passed by the Kentucky General Assembly and signed by the Governor into law on April 9, 2014. Mark is a frequent participant in continuing education and has been a presenter for over a dozen national and state organizations including the Kentucky Bar Association, the Kentucky Office of the Attorney General, and the National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute.

He is the founding presenter for "Navigating Ethics and Law for Mental Health Professionals," a continuing education training approved by five Kentucky mental health licensure boards, which was presented at Midway College with a licensed clinical social worker in 2013 and 2014. Since October 2013, Mark has practiced law with the firm of Hazelrigg & Cox, LLP, as partner - an established law firm tracing its history in Frankfort, Kentucky, over one hundred years.


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