Health Law Certificate Program 2018: The Opioid Crisis and Its Impact on the Healthcare Industry

August 01-03, 2018 | 16.75 Law and Legal CLE credits, for attending all three days

This popular annual 3 day program is celebrating its fifth year and continues to build on the important information and resources it provides for attendees. With a primary focus on the impact of the Opioid Crisis on the Health Care Industry topics will include: ethical issues in Health Law; Pain, Pain Management and the Opioid Epidemic; Liability of Medical Providers and Drug Manufactures and so much more.

Closing reception celebration sponsored by Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt.

Overview

The healthcare industry, the legal community,the public, and governments at all levels have become more aware and engaged with addressing the Opioid Crisis. This year's Health Law Certificate program will take an in-depth look at the overall effect and specific impacts of the Opioid Crisis and what information and resources are needed by all those involved with the law and health care. Day 1 of the Health Law Certificate program will focus on important basics, such as Medical Speak for Attorneys, Health Care Fraud, and litgation in the medical arena. Day 2 and Day 3 will engage with the important in-depth issues causing and created by the Opioid Crisis. You may register for individual days or the full program with both in-person attendance and live webcast options.

Agenda

Agenda and speakers are subject to change

Day 1 - Wednesday, August 1, 2018

8:30 - 9:00 a.m.

Registration and Coffee

9:00 - 9:15 a.m.

Welcome and Introduction

Erica Wolf, Program Co-Chair, Seattle University School of Law
Annette Clark, Dean, Seattle University School of Law

9:15 - 10:30 a.m.

Session 1: Medical Speak for Attorneys

10:30 - 10:45 a.m.

Break

10:45 - 11:45 a.m.

Session 2: Health Law Legislative Update

Speaker

Zosia Stanley, Policy Director, Access, Washington State Hospital Association

11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch on your own

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Session 3: Health Law Litigation Update

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Session 4: Health Care Fraud

Speaker

Pooja Dave, Assistant United States Attorney, Western District of Washington

3:00 - 3:15 p.m.

Break

3:15 - 4:30 p.m.

Session 5: Legal Issues in Health Information Technology

4:30 p.m.

Evaluations and Adjourn

Day 2 - Thursday, August 2, 2018

8:30 - 9:15 a.m.

Registration and Coffee

9:15 - 10:30 a.m.

Session 6: Arbitration of Contracts in the Health Care Setting

Speakers

Bruce Howell , Attorney, Schwabe, Williamson, and Wyatt, P.C., Portland
Sandra Johnson, Attorney, Schwabe, Williamson, and Wyatt, P.C., Seattle

10:30 - 10:45 a.m.

 Break

10:45 - 11:45 a.m.

Session 7: The Future of Health Care Coverage: The Affordable Care Act and Medicaid

Speaker

Bruce Howell , Attorney, Schwabe, Williamson, and Wyatt, P.C., Portland

12:00 - 1:15 p.m.

Lunch on your own

1:15 - 2:15 p.m.

Session 8: Ethical Issues in Health Law

2:15 - 2:30 p.m.

Break

2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Session 9: Pain, Pain Management, and the Opioid Epidemic

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Session 10: Liability of Medical Providers and Drug Manufacturers

4:30 p.m.

Evaluations and Adjourn

Day 3 - Friday, August 3, 2018

8:30 - 9:00 a.m.

Registration and Coffee

9:00 -10:30 a.m.

Session 11: The Opiod Crisis: Litigation Trends

10:30 - 10:45 a.m.

Break

10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Session 12: The Opioid Crisis: Legislative Action

Speaker

Jason McGill, Health Policy Advisor, Office of the Governor of the State of Washington

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch on your own

1:00 - 2:45 p.m.

Session 13: Response to the Crisis: State and Local Innovations

2:45 - 3:00 p.m.

 Break

3:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Session 14: The Opioid Crisis: Medical-Legal Partnerships

4:30 p.m.

Evaluations and Adjourn

4:45 p.m.

Closing Reception

Sponsored by Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt.

 

 

Presenters

Pricing

Three-Day Certificate Program

General Registration: $695.00

Seattle University Law School Alumni: $595.00

Live Webcast options available

Current SU School of Law Faculty & Students (Free in-person attendance; based on availability)

Single Day Registration

General Registration: $250.00

Seattle University Law School Alumni : $225.00

Live Webcast options available

Lodging

The closest hotel to the Seattle University campus is the Silver Cloud - Broadway Hotel, about a 7 minute walk from Sullivan Hall, where the School of Law is located. Their reservations number is 206-325-1400.

Other lodging information near and around the SU Campus is available by visiting our Places to Stay webpage.