Medical Ethics 1201 - Medical Ethics Advisor - Jan 01, 2008

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:

  • Tandem research may herald way around embryonic stem cell dilemma
  • Know your potential limits in the event of disaster
  • Legal trend? No charge for adverse events
  • Who owns patient images following patient's death?
  • Don't use rigid approach for spiritual assessment
  • Are pacts linking pro sports teams and providers fair?
  • Poor patients perceive discrimination in care

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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