Medical Ethics 1211 - Medical Ethics Advisor - Nov 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.


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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.


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

Karen Young
AHC Media

Editorial Group Head
Russell Underwood
AHC Media


  • P4P and physician judgment: Is there an ethical conflict?
  • Bridges to Excellence CEO responds to P4P and ethics
  • P4P at work with CMS 'never' events policy
  • Core competencies for ethics consultations
  • Eli Lilly, Merck to disclose payments to physicians
  • Court order raises ethical questions about research


  • 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), Karen Young (Editor), and Russell Underwood (Editorial Group Head) report no consultant, stockholder, speakers’ bureau, research, or other financial relationships with companies having ties to this field of study.

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