Oklahoma State Medical Association
Annual Rural Physician Section Summit CME Meeting
January 19, 2019
OSMA Headquarters
313 N.E. 50th St.
Oklahoma City, OK  73105


The OSMA CME Planning Committee presents the following CME activity that addresses crucial legal issues and medical marijuana issues facing physicians in their practice today. It is the intent of the OSMA CME Planning Committee to keep all physicians informed and updated on all legal and medical marijuana issues and what will be required by physicians to best deal with these legal issues in Oklahoma. Requirements and expectations of physicians will be clearly stated for physicians to follow. A question and answer session will be provided for each presentation to help explain any confusion thoroughly to all attendees.


Target Audience

The educational design addresses the needs and issues of healthcare providers including physicians, nurses, physician assistants, healthcare administrators, and office practice managers.

Session 1

"“Legal Update: Landscape Of Changes 2019” presented by Cori Loomis, Esq.

9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. – 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™


After attending the activity the physician should be able to:


1.  Discuss and comprehend new Oklahoma laws related to medical marijuana, e-prescribing and opioid prescribing; and

2.  Discuss and understand the significance of increased enforcement activity by regulatory bodies; and

3.  Understand the significance of a recent Supreme Court Case impacting anti-referral provisions in managed care contracts; and

4.  Understand changes in OCR’s interpretation of “individual access” requirements under HIPAA and how to implement them.


Session 2

“Don’t Get Burned: Legal Issues Associated With Medical Marijuana”

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™


After attending the activity the physician should be able to:

1.  Know the requirements of the Oklahoma medical marijuana statute and regulations; and

2. Discuss the relationship between Oklahoma and Federal laws related to marijuana and understand

the inconsistencies between them; and

3. Comprehend the medical liability issues associated with recommending medical marijuana and

implement policies and procedures in their practice to minimize liability; and

4. Develop an understanding of legal issues related to physicians’ roles as employer and other non-medical legal issues that may arise. 

Accreditation Statement:         

The Oklahoma State Medical Association (OSMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing

Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The OSMA designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should

claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Faculty, CME Planning Committee and Reviewer have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The OSMA CME Manager has reviewed all speaker information and has resolved all conflicts of interest if applicable.

To officially receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and a CME certificate of participation, the attendee must complete the online evaluations for each presentation attended.

Faculty and Disclosures

In accordance with ACCME requirements on disclosure, CME Planning Committee, faculty and reviewers are asked to disclose any relationships with commercial interests associated with any area of medicine featured in these activities. 

The OSMA has implemented a system to resolve conflicts of interest for each CME activity to help ensure content objectivity, independence, fair balance, and that the content is aligned with the mission of the OSMA CME Planning Committee.  Conflicts, if any, are resolved through one or more processes.  All CME content in this activity was independently reviewed to ensure that it is free of commercial bias.

The OSMA Planning Committee, Faculty and Reviewers have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.  Disclosures of relevant financial relationships, if applicable, will be provided to participants prior to the presentations.

"The Oklahoma State Medical Association has been surveyed by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (AC­CME) and awarded Accreditation with Commendation for six years as a provider of continuing medical education for physicians.

The ACCME accreditation seeks to assure the medical community and the public that the Oklahoma State Medical Association provides physicians with relevant, effective, practice-based continuing medical education that supports US health care quality improvements.

ACCMEThe ACCME employs a rigorous, multilevel process for evaluating institutions' continuing medical education programs according to the high accreditation standards adopted by all seven ACCME member organizations. These organizations of medicine in the US are the American Board of Medical Specialties, the American Hospital Association, the American Medical Association, the Association for Hospital Medical Education, the Association of American Medical Colleges, the Council of Medical Specialty Societies, and the Federation of State Medical Boards of the US, Inc."