Legal & Policy Issues in Emergency Medicine

EMTALA: What Every EP Must Know

Larry Weiss, MD JD MAAEM FAAEMLarry Weiss, MD JD MAAEM FAAEM
Cedric Dark, MD MPHCedric Dark, MD MPH
January 27, 2014 - Larry Weiss, MD JD FAAEM, Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and past-president of AAEM, discusses EMTALA (Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act) and what every emergency physician must know. In part 1 of this 2 part series he will discuss EMTALA obligations related to screening exams and stabilization. Discussion points include: a review of landmark EMTALA cases, EMTALA legally mandated obligations, and EMTALA rules & regulations. Intro music by Kämmerer, 'Take Left' from the album 'Rhodes to Wisdom,' powered by JAMENDO.


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