Medical Ethics 1603 - Medical Ethics Advisor - Mar 01, 2012

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 1.25 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

Executive Editor
Joy Daughtery Dickinson
AHC Media

Managing Editor
Felicia Willis
AHC Media

Subjects:

  • Should post-transplant quality of life determine patient's eligibility?
  • Study evaluates use of 'debriefing' statements
  • Dispatching advocates to inform the public
  • Seniors lack access to lifesaving organs
  • Study: Spirituality may improve quality of life
  • New hospice facts and figures
  • Role of ethics consults for research
  • Palliative care in the ICU
  • Improving consent in organ donation
  • News Briefs

Objectives:

  • Discuss new developments in regulation and health care system approaches to bioethical issues applicable to specific health care systems
  • Explain the implications for new developments in bioethics as it relates to all aspects of patient care and health care delivery in institutional settings
  • Discuss the effect of bioethics on patients, their families, physicians, and society

Financial Disclosure:

Arthur R. Derse, MD, JD (Board Member), Joy Daughtery Dickinson (Executive Editor), and Felicia Willis (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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