Laws and Rules

PBI Laws, Rules, and Ethics: Florida Edition (FLLR-5)



$595.00 Flat

Course Credit

5 CME/CE hours


Like all PBI Education offerings, this course is grounded in the premise that everyone has the potential to commit a boundary or ethics violation. In this course, participants examine how and why their professional practices, personal, or situational factors may be putting them at risk for exercising poor judgment or rationalizing improper behavior. Their course faculty, a Florida attorney specializing in administrative healthcare law, focuses on medical ethics and risk reduction. Participant complete the course by producing a Personalized Protection Plan designed to avoid future wrongdoing, safeguard patients and colleagues, and honor the reputation of their profession.


  1. Pre-course component: Online assignment
  2. Live component: One days totaling 5 hours
  3. Certificate distributed upon successful completion of course

Professions this course is suitable for:

Physicians, dentists, veterinarians, chiropractors, physician assistants, nurses, mental health providers, EMT's, physical therapists, students, and a wide variety of other clinicians.

This course addresses issues such as:

  • Misrepresentation, falsification, cheating
  • Financial improprieties
  • Breaking laws
  • HIPAA or confidentiality violations
  • Practicing on an expired license

Learning objectives

  • Understand the regulatory process and the duties of the licensing board
  • Become current on relevant healthcare laws and regulations impacting clinical practice
  • Obtain knowledge of federal and state prescribing laws regulating opioids
  • Learn to reduce the risk associated with pain management
  • Identity and reduce variables that negatively impact clinical / ethical processing
  • Create a stratified plan to achieve a balanced life and in turn, to practice safer medicine


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and Professional Boundaries, Inc. The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine designates these live activities each for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in activity.

Registration Options

Date: August 1, 2020 - August 1, 2020

Location: Virtual Live Classroom, Eastern Time


Am I eligible to take a course in the Virtual Live Classroom?
Eligibility requirements include but are not limited to basic computer literacy, a computer with webcam, audio, and microphone/headset (smartphones are not acceptable) and a private space with strong, reliable internet
How do I know if this course is approved by my regulatory agency or board?
Most PBI Education courses are already approved, but we always recommend you send our course agenda to your agency for pre-approval before you register. Just click the "course agenda" button at the top of the page to download a copy of the agenda.
Can I attend this course proactively for CE credit even if I don’t have a disciplinary order?
Yes! We welcome and encourage participants to proactively educate themselves by taking our courses, even if they have no disciplinary issues to address. Some of the pre-course requirements will not apply to you.
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