EMTLA Continuing Education Offered

CHI St. Vincent will host a continuing education course to improve understanding and compliance of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act.

The one-hour course will be offered during the following times:

  • Infirmary & North: Tuesday, Oct. 29 at 7:30am, 10am, 12pm, 2pm, Terrace Room
  • Morrilton: Wednesday, Oct. 30, 7:30am, 10am, 12pm, 2pm, ED Break Room
  • Hot Springs: Thursday, Oct. 31, 7:30am, 10am, 12pm, 2pm, Dublin Room

The course will be presented by Mike Meeks, RN, JD, senior corporate counsel-legal compliance on the CommonSpirit Health Legal Team.

Physicians and physicians assistants will receive 1.0 CME Category 1 for attending and nurses will receive 1.0 CE Contact Hour. To receive your Continuing Education hours, you must attend the entire presentation and return a completed evaluation form to be eligible to receive Continuing Education hours.

Upon completion of this presentation participants will:

  • Recognize EMTALA statute and regulation situations
  • Demonstrate appropriate response on hospital campus
  • Describe Enforcement and Penalties