Medical Ethics 1104 - Medical Ethics Advisor - Apr 01, 2007

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for acute care physicians, chiefs of medicine, hospital administrators, nurse managers, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, social workers, and chaplains.

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

Associate Publisher
Coles McKagen
AHC Media

Managing Editor
Jill Robbins
AHC Media

Subjects:

  • Plenty of ethical questions arise before patients reach the hospital
  • Strategies for Avoiding EMS Control Liability
  • When should you deactivate implanted cardiac devices?
  • Controversial treatments: Where does religion fit?
  • Harp provides therapy at end of life for patients
  • Stanford gets on the stage to generate ethics debate
  • PA acts to sort out who makes end-of-life decisions
  • News Briefs
  • Pediatricians struggle with error disclosure

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 (Associate Publisher), 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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