Medical Ethics 1005 - Medical Ethics Advisor - May 01, 2006

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for all practicing physicians.

Accreditation:

AHC Media is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation:

AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty

Board Member
Arthur R. Derse, MD, JD
Director
Medical and Legal Affairs
Center for the Study of Bioethics
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee

Editor
Allison Mechem Weaver

Editorial Group Head
Coles McKagen
AHC Media

Managing Editor
Jill Robbins
AHC Media

Subjects:

  • Schiavo’s legacy: Has anything really changed one year later?
  • Can surrogates really know patients’ wishes?
  • Investigation begins on allegations of euthanasia
  • Rate of physician-assisted suicide in Oregon stable
  • Why do workers just say ‘no’ to flu shots?
  • Sexual misconduct requires firm stance
  • Ethicists discuss ties between HCWs, pharma
  • News Briefs

Objectives:

  • discuss new information about hospital-based approaches to bioethical issues and developments in the regulatory arena that apply to the hospital ethics committee
  • stay abreast of developments in bioethics and their implications on patient care, risk management, and liability
  • learn how bioethical issues specifically affect physicians, patients, and patients? families.

Financial Disclosure:

Arthur R. Derse, MD, JD (Board Member), Allison Mechem Weaver (Editor), Coles McKagen (Editorial Group Head), and Jill Robbins (Managing Editor) report no consultant, stockholder, speakers’ bureau, research, or other financial relationships with companies having ties to this field of study.

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