Medical Ethics 1606 - Medical Ethics Advisor - Jun 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.

Board Member and Consulting Editor
Arthur R. Derse, MD, JD
Director and Professor
Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities
Institute for Health and Society Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Executive Editor
Shelly Morrow Mark
AHC Media

Managing Editor
Leslie Hamlin
AHC Media

Subjects:

  • Prenatal care for illegal immigrants divides Nebraska lawmakers
  • Program studies role of religion in practicing medicine
  • Can patients be given too much room to make own decisions?
  • Cataract surgery: Multiple options become ethical issue
  • Patient preferences at end of life overlooked
  • Sickest patients aren't surveyed
  • Genetic testing "running way ahead" of ethics
  • PCPs to face ethical dilemma of genetics
  • Review board focuses on children, pregnant women

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 (Consulting Editor), Shelly Morrow Mark (Executive Editor), and Leslie Hamlin (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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