Medical Ethics 1305 - Medical Ethics Advisor - May 01, 2009

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

Managing Editor
Karen Young
AHC Media

Associate Publisher
Russell Underwood
AHC Media

Subjects:

  • Study: Patients, families often experience abandonment at end of life
  • Boutique practices remain controversial
  • Q&A on brain death with John D. Banja, PhD
  • Psychiatric advance directives: Pros and cons
  • Practices in ethics consults at OHSU
  • 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), Karen Young (Managing Editor), Russell Underwood (Associate Publisher) report no consultant, stockholder, speakers’ bureau, research, or other financial relationships with companies having ties to this field of study.

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