Friday, November 18 | 7 a.m. – 11:40 p.m. (4 Credits)
Collaborative and Supervisory Practice: The Physician’s Role and Responsibility
Presented by the Medical Association of the State of Alabama and the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners
Who Should Attend
This course is for physicians, certified registered nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives and
physician assistants in a collaborative practice agreement or registration agreement as well as those
interested in developing a collaborative practice agreement.
Statement of Need
Information gleaned from inspections indicate deficiencies and lack of understanding of the collaborative practice guidelines as they relate to supervision and quality assurance. Therefore, information presented in this course will include an overview of the rules for the establishment of a collaborative practice or registration agreement, guidelines on how the practice is to be conducted with regards to supervision and quality assurance, and how to successfully complete quality assurance reviews.
Participant Learning Objectives
After attending this course, participants will be able to:
• List the eligibility requirements for physicians to become collaborating, supervising or covering physicians.
• Summarize the application process for collaborative and supervisory practice including eligibility requirements.
• Identify common problems seen in a collaborative or supervisory practice and methodologies to correct them.
• State the responsibilities of physicians, nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, and physician assistants who are in a collaborative or supervisory practice agreement.
• Describe regulations for prescribing drugs, participating in a quality assurance review and practicing in various practice settings, including remote sites.
• Describe the impact of effective nurse-physician collaboration.
Registration Fee: $125 (4 Hours)
Credit and Designation Statements
The Medical Foundation of Alabama designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Medical Association of the State of Alabama through the joint providership of the Medical Foundation of Alabama and the Medical Association of the State of Alabama. The Medical Foundation of Alabama is accredited by the Medical Association of the State of Alabama to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
For collaborating and supervising physicians: The course, Collaborative and Supervisory Practice: The Physician’s Role and Responsibility, meets the ALBME’s requirement that all physicians, effective January 1, 2024, obtain continuing medical education prescribed by the Board of Medical Examiners regarding the rules and statutes governing collaborative practice in Alabama, not more than forty-eight (48) months prior to or within twelve (12) months of commencement of the collaborative or supervisory practice and every forty-eight (48) months following commencement of a collaborative or supervisory practice.